About Dave

Dave Mac has worked as an entertainment professional since 1993, starting out as many do on the DJ circuit in his home town of Falkirk. In 1998, he got his first break in radio and he has worked continuously in Scottish Commercial Radio ever since. He now works as both a presenter and programming consultant for several stations and his syndicated Retro Chart Show is now broadcast weekly on over 40 radio stations worldwide. In-between radio presenting, Dave is in demand as an Event Host, Sports Announcer and Voice Over Artist all over Scotland. He is known for his professionalism and has a large repeat customer base. 

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Portfolio

Dave has been providing professional presentation services for Media, Broadcast, Sports and Events since 1993. Here is a snapshot of his portfolio to give you a taster of the work he has conducted over the years.

Events

​Dave's skills and experience as an Event Host are wide. He regularly hosts large scale events such as Christmas Lights Switch on's and Municipal Fireworks Displays through to Master of Ceremonies duties for Black Tie Awards evenings, Weddings, Charity Auctions and more. Here is a sample of the events hosted by Dave...

  • The RBS Forth Valley Local Hero Awards

  • Strathcarron Hospice Charity Auction

  • Stirling Castle Hogmanay Fireworks Event

  • Falkirk FC Annual Gala Awards Ceremony

  • Falkirk Football Foundation Annual Awards

  • Council Fireworks Events (Falkirk, Stirling, Dundee & Livingston)

  • Christmas Lights Switch-on’s (Across Scotland)

  • Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Launch Event, Charity Ball & Hogmanay Events

  • Dunfermline Building Society Store Opening (Livingston)

  • Hampden Park Christmas Ball

  • Cancer Research Race For Life

  • William Hill Staff Event (Hampden Park)

  • Sports Hospitality Events (Falkirk FC & Queens Park FC)

  • Playday 2019 (Kilmarnock)

  • The Fossoway Gathering (Perthshire)

  • Cancer Research UK - Race For Life (Stage Host)

  • Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K Series (Recorded Voice of God announcements)

Sports

​Dave got his break into Sports Announcing and Presentation in 2004 with Falkirk FC where he still works as Resident Stadium Announcer. As one of the pioneers of professional Sports Presentation in Scotland, his services are much sought after. Here is a snapshot of his sports portfolio.

  • Scottish Cup Semi Final 2018 (Hampden Park)

  • Homeless World Cup (Glasgow 2016)

  • Street Soccer Scotland Nations Cup (Dundee)

  • Scottish Amateur Cup Final (Falkirk Stadium and Tony Macaroni Arena, Livingston)

  • Scottish Women’s Football Cup Finals (Annual engagement since 2015)

  • Scottish Women’s Football Annual Regional Finals Event (Ravenscraig, Motherwell)

  • UEFA Women’s European Championship Elite Round Qualifiers (Oriam, Edinburgh)

  • UEFA U19 European Championship Qualifiers (Oriam, Edinburgh)

  • Home Nations Schools Football Championships (Oriam, Edinburgh)

  • Scottish Schools Cup Final (Falkirk Stadium)

  • Scotland International Friendlies (Falkirk, Livingston, Stirling & Oriam)

  • Home Nations Futsal Championships (Oriam, Edinburgh)

  • Scottish National Hockey Finals 2018 (National Hockey Centre, Glasgow)

  • Falkirk FC (Resident Announcer since 2004)

  • Queens Park FC (Resident Announcer)

  • Stirling Albion FC (Resident & Stand-in)

  • Kilmarnock FC (Stand-in)

  • Partick Thistle FC (Stand-in)

  • Livingston FC (Stand-in)

  • Stirling Wolves Rugby (Resident Announcer)

Broadcast

Since 1998, Dave has presented prime time radio programmes on several commercial FM & DAB radio stations across Scotland. Since 2015, Dave has also produced and presented The Retro Chart Show which currently airs on over 40 radio stations worldwide. Dave's radio clients have included...

  • Kingdom FM (Fife)

  • Central FM (Falkirk & Stirling)

  • Central FM (Malaga, Costa Del Sol, Spain & Gibraltar)

  • River FM (West Lothian)

  • Clan FM (Lanarkshire)

  • Castle FM (Edinburgh)

  • Wave 102FM (Dundee & Perth)

  • RockSport (Central Scotland DAB)

  • YOUR Radio FM (Dunbartonshire & Inverclyde)

  • The MAX (Glasgow)

  • Radio Earn (Perthshire)

  • Timeless Radio (UK DAB)

  • Big FM (Elche, Alicante & Costa Blanca, Spain)

  • Zetland FM (Redcar & Cleveland)

  • Beyond FM (North Lancashire & Morecambe Bay)

  • TD1 FM (Scottish Borders & Edinburgh)

  • Mearns FM (Aberdeenshire)

  • K107 FM (Fife)

  • East Coast FM (East Lothian)

  • 3TFM (Ayrshire)

  • Bute FM (Western Isles)

  • PCR FM (Peterborough)

  • Hull Kingston Radio (Kingston-Upon-Hull)

  • Aylesbury One Radio (Aylesbury)

  • Brill AM (Buckinghamshire)

  • Nova Radio FM (Newcastle)

  • 97.3 Apple FM (Taunton, Somerset)

  • MNFM 106.6 (Manchester)

  • KFM (Manchester)

  • Gibraltar Gold Radio (Gibraltar)

  • Fabulous 103FM (Pattaya, Thailand)

  • AXR Radio (Hong Kong, Singapore & Jakarta)

  • Posada FM (Alameda, Spain)

  • TotalStar FM (Costa Calida, Spain)

  • Galaxy 105FM (Malta)

  • WMR Radio (Wexford, Ireland)

  • Fuse FM (Ballymoney, Northern Ireland)

Voice Over

Dave has his own broadcast standard digital recording studio where he produces voice over’s and bespoke syndicated radio programming for various stations and businesses worldwide.

 

Dave has recorded voiceovers for radio commercials, promos and for station imaging. He has also recorded “Voice of God” announcements for TV, events, theatre productions and schools. Dave has a neutral Scottish voice which has no regional bias.