Colin is the Events and Outside Broadcasts Director at Penistone FM. He joined the station in 2007, two years before the station went on air, and was the second presenter to be heard when the station launched in the summer of 2009. (Darren Holmes has the pleasure of launching Penistone FM).
Colin was involved with the building of the studios and erecting the transmission aerials at the rear of the building.
Colin is a professional singer, touring the clubs and pubs around the North of England. He has over two thousand backing tracks in his collection, ranging from Cliff Richard and Nat King Cole, to Empire Of The Sun and David Bowie.
He lives in Penistone and is always busy in the community arranging events and interviews for the radio station. Colin says his biggest scoop so far was an interview with the legendary Elkie Brooks in 2010. He has also interviewed chart topper Beverly Craven in October 2011.
In his spare time Colin collects Radio Jingles from around the world, especially cuts and full station packages from ILR stations in the UK.
You can hear Colin several times during the week:
Tuesday………. 10.00am – 1.00pm
Tuesday………. 12.00 Midnight – 2.00am (Cuddlers’ Corner)
Wednesday….. 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Saturday……… 10.00am – 1.00pm (The Essential Singles Top 30 Chart Countdown)