Rangers appoint James Traynor as new director of communications

James Traynor
James Traynor: Left Daily Record earlier in December.SNS

Rangers have confirmed the appointment of James Traynor as director of communications.

The Glasgow club said Mr Traynor, 59, would oversee the development of all of the club's media platforms from early 2013.

The former broadcaster left his role with the Daily Record earlier in December and has ceased working as a BBC Radio Scotland presenter.

A statement read: "James joins Rangers following a distinguished journalistic career with The Herald, Express and Daily Record newspapers as well as being a presenter with the BBC.

"In his role at Ibrox, James will be supported by the Rangers Media editorial team, the press office and external media advisers, Media House."

BBC Radio Scotland said it will produce a new programme to replace Your Call, the football phone-in show hosted my Mr Traynor.

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