Rory is a professional radio presenter, voiceover artist, studio director, audio producer and podcaster. Originally from the Orkney Islands, Rory studied Media Production (TV and Radio) at the University of Sunderland and currently works full time for BBC 5 live.
He graduated with a First Class BA Honours degree in July 2009. Rory was also awarded the Sun FM radio prize, and in 2008 he was nominated for ‘best male presenter’ at the Student Radio Awards – one of only five national nominees.
More recently Rory won the ‘best specialist music programmer’ award at the 2016 Community Radio Awards for his work on Stockport’s Pure 107.8FM. He has been presenting a weekly rock and blues show called Route 66 since February 2013.
Rory Auskerry is an experienced, creative and versatile broadcaster. Alongside his weekly Route 66 show on Stockport’s Pure 107.8FM, he has presented shows for Manchester’s classic rock station 106.1 Real XS (now XS Manchester). Rory won ‘best volunteer presenter’ at the Pure Awards in 2014.
Rory is also a highly trained Studio Director used to working in a challenging live studio environment. In addition he possesses practical journalism experience in both broadcast and print.
Away from Radio, Rory is learning to fly microlight aircraft at a flying school near Manchester. He began training for an National Private Pilots Licence in September 2016.
Rory with the EV-97 Eurostar he’d just flown from Manchester Barton to Blackpool with his instructor.