Alan Fisher – Q&A

Name?
Alan Fisher

<p><span class="question">Where are you from?</span><br />  Motherwell in Scotland </p>    <p><span class="question">How did you get started in broadcasting?</span><br />  Hospital radio when I was still at school but my first real job was at Moray Firth Radio in Inverness</p>     <p><span class="question">When was that?</span><br />  1983</p>    <p><span class="question">Why News broadcasting?</span><br />  I&#8217;ve always loved making people go &#8216;well I didn&#8217;t know that&#8217;. </p>     <p><span class="question">Where else would have viewers seen or heard you before?  </span><br />  I was at GMTV for thirteen years and before that I was on television in Scotland</p>    <p><span class="question">What is your Best on-air moment?</span><br />  Telling the GMTV audience live on air that a missing schoolgirl in Brighton had been found safe and well.    </p>    <p><span class="question">What is your Worst on-air moment?</span><br />  Forgetting the name of a murder accused live on air but managing to get out of it.  </p>    <p><span class="question">What would you like to do before your career ends?</span><br />  Break more stories &#8211; add more countries to my visited list </p>    <p><span class="question">What do you like to do in your spare time?</span><br />  Play with my children, cycle and collect books on journalism. </p>    <p><span class="question">What advice would you give to anyone that would like to get into the broadcasting world?</span><br />  Get involved early, work hard and read everything you can lay your hands on. Find your own voice! </p>    A big thanks to Alan for taking part.
Posted by Johnnie Larkin on Thursday 21 May 2009
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