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Calum Macdonald

Presenter & Journalist, Times Radio

Calum Macdonald, Presenter & Journalist, Times Radio


Calum Macdonald is a presenter and journalist on Times Radio. He joined the station from its launch and now presents Breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Prior to joining Times Radio, Calum was a producer, reporter and presenter at the BBC working on Radio 5 Live and at BBC Radio Scotland, where he presented a weekly political phone-in: Debate Night Extra.

He’s presented programmes on the fall of Afghanistan, the death of the Queen from locations across Scotland, the collapse of the European Super League, presented live from ringside in LA as KSI and Logan Paul boxed, and has interviewed people from all walks of life including cabinet ministers and senior politicians, spies and those caught up in the war in Ukraine. He also regularly appears on TV and in print in The Times, and his home paper the Stornoway Gazette.

He won the Student Radio Award for Best Male Presenter in 2014 for presenting the weekly news programme on FreshAir, Edinburgh’s student radio station.


The beach, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Sweet compression, Yorkshire Puddings, The West Wing
Driving over bridges, Sour compression, Gravy, Crap White House-based TV Shows that try to be The West Wing

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