Colin Stone is a Scottish TV presenter and broadcast journalist with more than 14 years of live broadcast
Making his national television debut at the age of 22, Colin has gone on to report live from the likes of the Scottish independence referendum, the devastating Glasgow School of
Art fire in 2018 and the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He's anchored close to 1,000 live televised news bulletins, reported in over 750 live TV segments and read more than 2,000
radio news bulletins.
Before a move to presenting and voiceovers, his most recent journalism role was as Senior Reporter for Radio Clyde News in Glasgow. Previously, he was a reporter and news anchor
for national broadcaster Scottish Television (STV).
Colin currently works as Communications Lead with Pink Elephant, helping people prepare for
television and radio interviews. His freelance status also allows him to work for the likes of Up Next Studios, Pronunciator.com and STV Creative - as
well as a communications consultant for businesses and individuals.
Prior to joining Scottish Television News, Colin helped launch STV Glasgow as one of the channel's main faces. On the flaghship programme 'The Riverside
Show', Colin notched up live TV segments every single weeknight covering news,
sport, cultural festivals and local events, as well as conducting high-profile interviews. Colin also made appearances on STV national programmes The People's History Show
and Edinburgh Fringe Festival before moving permanently to STV News in January 2016.
Colin is a BJTC and NCTJ-accredited broadcast journalist
who - prior to his career in television - worked for a number of media outlets, primarily in radio. After freelance
stints with the likes of Sky Sports News, Real Radio
and the British mainland's most northerly newspaper the John O'Groat Journal,
Colin joined Clydebank radio
station YOUR Radio as a newsreader and journalist, which extended to featuring on the flagship breakfast show with LBC's
On top of this, Colin has carved a niche for himself in the world of voiceovers and music. After co-founding and subsequently hosting the weekly European football podcast Jumpers for Goalposts
in 2011 - garnering over 20,000 SoundCloud followers in the process
- Colin has gone on to do voiceovers for the likes of VisitScotland, Crerar Hotels, STV Creative, KCA Deutag, RP
Alba, and countless others. He also co-hosts a weekly entertainment podcast
called Seesaw Parade
in which he discusses news, politics, and entertainment.
Colin's ability as a musician has allowed him to contribute to a number of recordings from around the world,
as well as pursue his own side projects. In recent years, he has
played the banjo, guitar and fiddle - all from his own home-based studio - to complete tracks by musicians from the United States, New Zealand. Japan and the UK. He has also written and recorded
over 60 original songs
in various genres since 2011 - click here to read more
With his skills in journalism, television presenting and voiceover work, Colin has gone on to host a number of corporate and private events.
Since 2014, he has hosted everything
from the Hard Rock Rising Final in Glasgow to classical music concerts at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. In 2020, Colin hosted three giveaway livestreams
for gaming giants ASUS
, and was part of the jury who
chose the winner of the RTS Current Affairs Home
award in early 2021.
As evidenced by his success in the media, Colin is a dedicated and experienced professional who thrives in every aspect of his work, be it as a television presenter,
newsreader, reporter or comms consultant.
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