Stuart Cosgrove was a fanzine writer on the northern soul scene before joining black music paper Echoes and the NME as media editor. Born in Perth he graduated from Hull University. In 2005 he was named Broadcaster of the
Year in the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards and in 2012 he won numerous awards including a BAFTA for the Channel 4 coverage of the London Paralympics. He co-hosts Scotland's most popular radio show Off the Ball.