South East Radio: Presenter Profiles - Meet Tony Scott!
YOUR NAME :
Is the name you use on air your real name? :
why wouldn't it be....?
Where did you go to school? :
Athlone Community College, Athlone, then Ballyfemot College of Further Education to do a higher national diploma in media production in radio..phew!!!
What were you like when you were a kid? :
Quiet, Shy, Intelligent, Mannerly, Mature... well not really, lol!
When & where did you do your first radio show? :
My First radio show was on Midlands Radio 3 Westmeath in Mullingar on a saturday afternoon and lasted 5 hours!
Were you good (and do you know if anybody listened?!)
Well at the time I thought I was the bees knees, but then heard a playback, CRINGE!!! yep people were listening, my mammy and daddy and sister lol, nope, I got a good few calls into the show for requests so that was great!
How did you get into radio :
Through the LCVP programme in secondary school, may I say whoever came up with that is a Genius! and thanks to Mrs. Murphy by the way who organised it, can't forget her!
What’s your typical working day like? :
I firstly go in and check if there's any money or presents in my post box, then if not i'll make some coffee, surf the net, make some calls, go to the beach... nah not really... I work Saturday to Wednesday, so from Monday to Wednesday i'm making commercials and Saturday and sunday i'm on air doin my thang...
Do you think you are famous? :
Nope, and no thanks... don't ever wanna be famous! Just want to entertain.
What sort of CD’s are in your collection? :
You name it I have it... sorry that's what Neil Butler told me, until I showed him one of my CDs... he didn't have it ha ha ha!!! Mostly compilations, I'm a sucker for the NOW! series...
What was the last CD you purchased? :
I don't purchase CDS, I get em for free...
What's your favourite song of all-time? :
I just love anything from Bee Gees or Fleetwood Mac, favourite song of all time would probably be, between You win again - Bee Gees and Seven Wonders - Fleetwood Mac
What type of car do you drive? :
A Blue one
What's in your pockets at the moment?
My Mobile and my wallet...
What music do you personally like best? :
I like everything from classical, to 70s, 80s 90s, 00s... Really don't like dance or any form of it, i get headaches!
What type of food do you like? :
Love Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Indian, love spices and the things people can do with em... Hello, my name is Tony Scott and I'm a chocoholic too...
Are you superstitious? :
A lil bit, will never walk under a ladder, mainly because i'm afraid of what'll fall down on top of me.
What was the last book you read? :
I think it was the menu in a restaurant....lol
What’s your favourite film? :
Anything really with Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg or Alan Rickman...
Who was the most famous person you’ve met. when & where was it? :
I've never really met anyone famous, although I did bump into twink on Grafton St. in Dublin one christmas... is she famous???
What are you like when you’ve had a few drinks? :
I'm not the best with the aul drink.... it kinda makes me feel v.sick. But If my stomach is in good working order, maybe a lil happier..
What 5 words describe you best? :
Kind, Quiet, Happy, Dry and Friendly...
If you ruled the country what would be the first thing you'd change? :
I'd get rid of all taxes, print more money, make everyone's lives comfortable... oh and buy a chocolate factory mmmmmm
Is there anything you want to declare?! :
Nope, not yet anyway...
Any other info you don't mind sharing with the world? :
Yep, you can join me every afternoon for The All Request Lunch between midday and 3pm...... bye bye now!!