Red Dragon PD Colin Paterson is to move to BBC Radio Wales as Executive Producer.
He will work alongside Editor Steve Austins to help run day to day operations and take responsibility for scheduling and the music policy. He has the brief to build on current success and target new listeners.
Colin launched Talk 107 in Edinburgh, before becoming Programme Controller at Red Dragon in 2008. Previously, he was programme director for Magic 1170 and TFM when it was named Commercial Radio Station of the Year.
Steve Austins, Editor at BBC Radio Wales said: “Colin is widely regarded as one of commercial radio’s brightest stars and brings with him a thorough understanding of audiences in a complex market place. We are very happy to have him join the Radio Wales team”
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.”