Reporting news has always been a part of anchorman John MacKay’s life. Starting off delivering newspapers as a boy John has worked his way through all mediums to become one of Scotland’s most well known faces.

John takes us through his journey from journalism to radio and finally his transitions to television where he is best known for delivering news on a daily basis at STV. John describes exactly what delivering the news entails and what his role as a presenter really is. He also gives tips to not only budding news anchors but to anyone wanting to get into the world of media and how determination is the most important thing when trying to make it.

So if you ever wanted to be a journalist, radio presenter or work in TV then have a listen to find out what really happens in the newsroom.

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