THE new programme director at Scot FM radio will be Mr John Collins, it was announced yesterday by the Independent Radio Group. He will join the station in January from 96.3 QFM in Paisley, where he is currently programme director.

Mr Collins, 34, will succeed Mr Jeff Graham, who is returning to his post of group programme controller, after six months at Scot FM, to head Independent Radio's push for new broadcasting licences in England.