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‘Rory On Air’ launched on YouTube

I’ve launched a YouTube channel to share videos of me flying microlight aircraft. ‘Rory On Air’ already features a collection of short films documenting my first flights as a qualified private pilot, with new videos being added every week or two….

Storm Doris flights at Manchester Airport

I’ve been very interested in aviation since I was about 6 years old. My first ambition in life was to become a helicopter pilot but due to having asthma and being tall I wasn’t able to join any of the…

This video is a sequence of go-arounds and successful landings at Manchester Airport (MAN) (EGCC) during the height of Storm Doris.

Gold award for Route 66 at the CRAs

The Route 66 Radio Show has won gold at the 2016 Community Radio Awards. The weekly show hosted by Rory Auskerry won the prize for the best specialist music show at the ceremony held in Birmingham on Saturday 10th September…

BBC Breakfast TV – Rory’s trip to Orkney

A video diary I recorded during a recent trip home to Orkney has been viewed over 64,000 times on the BBC Breakfast Facebook page. The programmes’ production team asked me to document my time in Orkney as part of a…

Community Radio Award Nomination

My weekly rock & blues radio show, Route 66 has been nominated for a community radio award. The independent, not for profit awards will be held on Saturday September 10, at Birmingham City University. The inaugural awards were open to…

New Radio Presenter Demo

I thought it was about time I cut a new presenter demo – often called an air check in the US – as I haven’t made a fresh one for a while. It’s a fraction under 3 minutes long and…

Live stream a radio show on YouTube

For the last few weeks I have been trying something new as part of my radio show. We have been live streaming to YouTube from the studio. Over the past year I’ve experimented with Periscope and more recently Facebook Live,…

Worldwide Syndication for Route 66

The Route 66 Radio Show is now broadcast around the world on four different radio stations. A well-established station based in Ontario Canada, another based in Germany and a third here in the UK have all signed syndication agreements, which…

‘On The Riffs’ Reissue

Every edition of the BBC Radio Orkney music show ‘On The Riffs’ has been re-released on Mixcloud. As part of a host of upgrades to this RoryAuskerry.com website, all 14 episodes of the music shows produced and presented by myself…

Route 66 chatting to guitar legends

We’ve had some pretty awesome guests on Route 66 since the show went on air in February 2013. The show regularly features interviews with a range of great blues & rock musicians. Artists who have appeared on Route 66 include Joe…