Bio

Colin Stone is a journalist and presenter with almost a decade of live broadcast experience.

 

Making his television debut at the age of 22, Colin has gone on to report live from the likes of the Ryder Cup and the Scottish independence referendum to the Commonwealth Games and T in the Park. He's anchored more than 1,000 live televised news bulletins, reported in over 750 live TV segments and read more than 2,000 radio news bulletins. 

 

He currently works as the Senior Reporter for Radio Clyde News, based in Glasgow. Previously, he was a reporter and news anchor for national broadcaster STV News.

 

Prior to joining the news side of Scottish Television, 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 some high-profile interviews. Colin also made appearances on STV Channel 3 programmes The People's History Show, Scotland's City Safari and Edinburgh Festival 2015 before moving on 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 occasionally extended to featuring on the flagship breakfast show with Darren Adam. 
 
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 for over two years - garnering over 20,000 SoundCloud followers in the process - Colin has gone on to do voiceovers for the likes of the Clinton Hunter Foundation, Peter & Roughie's Football Show, a number of American self-help audiobooks and the Free Church of Scotland. He also co-hosts a weekly entertainment podcast called Seesaw Parade in which he discusses the week's news in a more light-hearted fashion. 
 
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 and the UK. He has also written and recorded over 50 original songs in various genres since 2011. He launched his own debut deathcore album 'Guise' in May 2017 - 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 2015, he has hosted everything from the Hard Rock Rising Scottish Final to a chicken wing eating contest in Glasgow's Topolabamba! He's compered a classical and choral music concert held in memory of the late David Munro at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, as well as judged Glasgow's Best Burger on four occasions.
 
As evidenced by his success in his chosen media, Colin is a consummate and experienced professional who thrives in every aspect of his work, be it as a light entertainment television presenter, news reader, reporter or broadcast journalist. 
 
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