Media Release: Bauer and Boothman to broadcast live on Scottish election results, as they happen

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‘Election 2016 Live’ on air tonight from 10pm to 6am across Clyde 2, Forth 2, Northsound 2, Tay 2, MFR 2, WestSound, Westsound FM and Radio Borders

BAUER Media Group has secured former BBC Scotland head of news and current affairs, John Boothman, to keep listeners on top of the latest Scottish election results during a special show ‘Election 2016 Live’.

Full coverage of Scotland at the polls will be brought to listeners by reporters at all the main counts with the special programme hosted by Clyde’s Gavin Pearson, between 10pm and 2am, and Clyde 2’s John Collins reporting on the final results between 2am and 6am.

Bauer’s political correspondent, Alan Smith, will broadcast live from the Edinburgh count alongside political pundit, John Boothman, to bring listeners reactions and results throughout the night.

Lorraine Herbison, head of news and sport, Scotland, Bauer City Network, said: “It’s a big night for Scottish politics so it’s great that listeners can keep up to date with the results as they happen by tuning into ‘Election 2016 Live’.

“John and Alan’s political expertise will ensure in-depth political analysis and commentary for our listeners. This special show highlights our commitment to delivering breaking news on the issues that matter to Scottish people across the country.”

Tune into ‘Election 2016 Live’ on Clyde 2, Forth 2, Northsound 2, Tay 2, MFR 2, WestSound, Westsound FM and Radio Borders from 10pm tonight.

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About Bauer Media UK:

Bauer Media UK reaches over 22 million UK consumers through a portfolio of world-class, multi-platform media and entertainment brands including heat, KISS, Grazia, Empire, Magic and Absolute Radio. It creates and curates entertaining media content that audiences love whenever, wherever and however they want through a multi-channel strategy and a focus on product excellence and audience insight. The result is an exciting array of influential brands, content and talent which provide compelling and engaging advertising opportunities with valuable audiences for UK commercial partners.  Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned media businesses with media assets all over the globe.

About Bauer Media Group:

Over 400 digital products and more than 100 radio and TV stations reach millions of people across the globe. The corporate portfolio extends to include print shops, postal, distribution and marketing services. The Bauer Media Group’s global positioning underscores its passion for people and brands. The message, ‘We think popular’, illustrates the Bauer Media Group’s self-perception as an organisation with a range of popular media, creating inspiration and motivation for its global workforce of some 11,000 employees in 20 countries.

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