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06/08/2010

Paterson Joins BBC Radio Wales

Red Dragon FM programme director Colin Paterson is to move to BBC Radio Wales, the broadcaster has announced.
The 31-year-old, who is originally from Glasgow, will join Radio Wales as an executive producer working closely with Editor, Steve Austins.
As well as helping run the day to day operations of Wales' only national English language station, Colin will manage a number of aspects of station activity from scheduling to music policy.
Colin launched the UK's first speech radio station outside London, Talk 107 in Edinburgh, before becoming the Programme Controller at Red Dragon in 2008. Previously, he was programme director for Magic 1170 and also for TFM when it was named Commercial Radio Station of the Year.
Colin takes up the new role at a strategically significant time for the station, with a brief to build on current success and target new listeners.
Colin said: "This is an exciting and challenging period for BBC Radio Wales. I look forward to working with the hugely talented team as well as engaging with listeners to ensure audience growth for years to come."
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