David Farrell is one of the hottest names in Scotland right now. Following on from a successful career in radio, David now hosts STV2’s daytime magazine programme 'Live At Five' which airs weeknights at 5pm across Scotland.
With an impressive back catalogue including appearances on Canadian TV and even the X Factor, David has twice been awarded the coveted Sony Radio Award for his presenting skills both on the radio and at festivals such as T in the Park. David has accrued a loyal fan base over the years, including high-profile celebrities such as Calvin Harris & Olly Murs, thanks to his quick wit, charm and genuine interest in others.
David has cemented his place as one of the up and coming TV presenters of the year. David is involved in a multitude of programmes with STV and other production companies and is fast becoming one of the most well-known faces throughout Scotland. With such a diverse back catalogue, David is one of the few presenters willing to tackle any project, big or small.
To add to his many talents, David is also a distinguished voiceover artist. From advertising campaigns to corporate productions and eLearning tools, David specialises in lending his voice to a wide variety of projects. With his warm and friendly tone, David’s voice is a popular choice for podcast audio recordings, animations, video audio and narration, IVR’s and computer games. With years of experience on the radio to perfect his skills, David is a true professional with a real passion for work.
Heavily involved in a range of charities, including The STV Children’s Appeal, Young Scot, Kidney Research UK, Beatson Cancer Charity, Erskine and many more. From hosting lunches to Charity Dinners and taking on a variety of challenges for great causes, David is also a great ambassador for your charity.
Just some of David's experience in hosting events:
Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards (4yrs - 1000 capacity event at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow)
Bauer Radio - In:Demand Live Convert (10,000 people, SEC Glasgow)
Skills Development Scotland Modern Apprenticeship Awards (500, Edinburgh)
Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards (300, Science Centre Glasgow)
Glasgow Green Fireworks - 50,000 people Glasgow Green
BIFM Scotland Gala Awards - 200 Crowne Plaza Glasgow
What the clients say:
We have used David for a variety of different events for our clients including Showroom Openings through to charity balls and we can always rely on his professionalism and energy to make any event extra special. We're delighted to work with David & are delighted to recommend him to our clients.
Neil Drover, Neil Drover Entertainment
David has hosted our Digital Tech Awards for the past few years and is the perfect host for the event, keeping the night running smoothly and having fun along the way. It's always a pleasure to work with David, everything is straightforward and great to have him at the helm on the night.
Karen Meechan, ScotlandIS
For our Aftersales Graduation recently we used David as host of our staff event and be brought great energy & pace to the night and laughs along the way. Nothing was a problem for him and he ensured our night ran without any issues.
Kimberley Baran, Arnold Clark Automobiles
David has previously hosted our Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards for a number of years and was the perfect host for the event – great energy, professional and at ease handling interviews on stage with winners & celebrities
Lisa Lynas, Events Operations Manager , Media Scotland
For the last few years we’ve been delighted to work with David as host of our Ladies Lunch event. He brings a great energy & passion to the event and helps us raise the much needed funds to keep up the amazing work our charity does. David keeps the afternoon running smoothly & most importantly, he keeps 350 ladies in check & entertained!
Sara Spiers, Co-Ordinator, Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
We’ve worked with David over a number of years on different events across Glasgow from the 2014 Commonwealth Games festival zones to the city’s annual fireworks display on Glasgow Green. David is always the consummate professional on stage and is great at interacting with the crowd keeping and the proceeds of the event running to time.
Debbie Aitken, Events Producer, Glasgow Life
David has hosted our annual Scottish Apprenticeship Awards for a number of years now. He always brings a great vibe to the event and is the perfect fit for the evening. From planning the event & ideas right through to execution on the night, David is a pleasure to work with and always professional.
Sharon Morrow, Skills Development Scotland
David Farrell is the ultimate host. KL Events have worked with David for the past seven years on a variety of projects. His professionalism, humour and on point scripts have given an edge to our conferences, awards dinners and charity fundraising events that have surpassed not only our expectations but have resulted in very happy clients!
Kylie Forrest, Director, KL Events