Joker DJ winds up with ace award.Joker DJ Robin Galloway is in a spin after landing one of the world's top radio awards.
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Robin was given the good news a month ago but was sworn to keep the accolade secret from his Scot FM morning show listeners until today's presentation
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Robin, 33, has helped turn around the fortunes of Scotland's newest radio station.
He said: "I'm thrilled. I've had plenty of training for this gold medal - I only hope I don't fail a dope test afterwards."
Since Robin took over Scot FM's morning show just over a year ago, daily listener figures are up from 19,000 to 50,000.
He is famous for his wind-up calls and caused a storm earlier this year when he fooled Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs into agreeing to star in a British Rail advert.
In March, he was rapped by watchdogs for a hoax call to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. , pretending to be a road crash victim.