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Skilled host, loved presenter, expert event manager.

Ally is a much loved broadcaster with 35 year’s experience on Scotland’s airways, and can still be heard every Sunday hosting Scotland’s Talk In on the Bauer2 network. The often hard hitting Talk In is Bauer 2’s most listened to show and has seen Ally interview the likes of Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond amongst many others.Alongside broadcasting, Ally is also an experienced event host and event manager having MC’d at prominent events such as Northsound Business Awards, Rewind Festival and the Sixties Gold Concerts.Both Ally and his wife Lorraine have extensive event management experience having organised the prestigious Scottish Car of the Year Awards for a number of years and this love for motors can also be seen in the regular car reviews they contribute to varying publications.If you’d like to discuss hosting, event management or voiceover work please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Event Management

For the last 18 years the Ally Bally team have been putting on extraordinary events and have become specialists in award events

Event Hosting

Ally has been hosting events for the last 25 years, and has built up an impressive resume of events including hosting Rewind Festival and the Northsound Business Awards


As one the most recognised voices on Scottish airwaves for over 30 years, Ally’s voice has also been used at the voiceover for some of Scotland’s best known brands such as The Broon’s

Motoring Journalism

Both Ally and his wife Lorraine share a love for cars and regularly contribute reviews and articles to a number of motoring publications

Scottish Car of the Year Awards

One of Scotland”s top motoring events organised and hosted by Ally, celebrates its 21st year this November.


For the last 35 years, Ally has been one of the most prominent and recognisable voices on Scottish radio and has some of the highest listenership on The Greatest Hits Network

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  • Broadcaster/Event Host/Voice Over Artist and Motoring JournalistAlly Bally Show, across Scotland on Clyde 2, Forth 2, Tay 2, Northsound 2, MFR 2 & Westsound
  • Host of Scotland”s Talk-In every Sunday
  • Sony Award Winner “Best Local Broadcaster UK”
  • Treasurer/Past President Association of Scottish Motoring Writers
  • Volunteer Scotland”s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA)
  • Event Management Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2 nd November 2018 Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club Edinburgh.

Listen to Ally in action below

news & reviews

July 10, 2024 in Motoring Matters Road Report

Dacia Jogger

We can’t help but feel sorry for large families who are looking for a vehicle big enough to cart around not only themselves but all their belongings too. Clearly choices…
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May 29, 2024 in News

DJ Ally Bally looks back at the glory years of Radio Tay – and tells us why it won hearts, minds and awards

“This is the real Radio Tay.” These were the first words from Gerry Quinn when Radio Tay launched in Dundee in October 1980 to bring local voices to the airwaves.…
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May 23, 2024 in News

Scottish Car of The Year 2023

Sponsored in collaboration with Macklin Motors, the annual Scottish Car of the Year Awards was held at the Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, nestled on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The…
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May 16, 2024 in Motoring Matters Road Report

Isuzu D-Max Pick Up Truck

It’s been a pleasure getting re- acquainted with the Isuzu D-Max pick- up truck particularly as it arrived just in time for the bout of stormy weather we have had…
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Ally is the resident MC for our prestigious annual Business Dinner which can boast of speakers including Ed Balls, Mary Portas,Lord Digby Brown and Jon Culshaw.He works the room like no-one else and holds the proceedings together in a warm but professional manner.He can adapt to whatever the situation requires and most certainly takes the hosting of events to another level. Book him – you won’t be disappointed !

Susan MorriceManager