Sharon is Editor Music Events, Partnerships and Online for BBC Scotland. She is responsible for music output and large events for Radio Scotland and cross-platform events, which include programmes and events e.g. The Quay Sessions, Another Country, Travelling Folk, Get it On, BBC at the Quay and many more.
Sharon recently led BBC Scotland’s Music Day output with a concert at the Barrowland, with Travis and the BBC SSO. She was the BBC Project Executive for the Commonwealth Games, responsible for content across radio, television and online on all genres of programming, working closely with internal and external partners and stakeholders. As Project Director of the 17 day Cultural Festival, BBC at the Quay, that accompanied the BBC sporting coverage of the Games, Sharon curated a programme of music, speech, comedy, sport and events that engaged all ages.
Prior to this role, she led BBC Scotland’s Olympic editorial proposition including the Olympic Torch coverage in Scotland and put in place the structures for delivery of the Commonwealth Games. She has worked in radio for many years producing content for many networks and was Managing Editor of Radio Scotland with responsibility for the Kaye Adams programme and MacAulay and Co, during that period she implemented the change programme for radio when BBC Scotland moved to its new headquarters at Pacific Quay.