Koast Radio presenter Ant Rutherford has joined BBC Radio Newcastle.

Director, Garry Scurfield said, Ant is a great presenter, we are very proud of all of our presenters and volunteers at the station.  It fills me with immense pride when I see first hand how their involvement in the station can lead further opportunities, particularly employment.  We have worked really hard to ensure that we can help individuals to gain confidence and develop social and communication skills.

Ant will continue his Friday night show at Koast Radio and said, “Koast Radio has given me the platform and experience to take up an exciting presenting role at BBC Radio Newcastle.  I love presenting and I am really proud to be a part of a community radio station.  Koast Radio offers fantastic opportunities and it’s nice to see how they cater for people from all backgrounds.”

Koast Radio 106.6fm broadcast throughout South East Northumberland and are based in Ashington.  We also broadcast around the world through online streaming.  For further information and contact information please visitwww.Koastradio.co.uk or give them a call on 01670 432107.