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All change at JACKfm as Iain Lee gets a Rude Awakening

JACKfm Oxfordshire has hired Iain Lee to host Breakfast from July 4th as current host Trevor Marshall moves to Drive. The station is also changing its station voice and introducing jingles previously used by JACKfm stations in North America. Dom Joly will replace Paul Darrow who has been the station’s main voice since its launch 15 years ago...

Publication date: 10.06.2022

Geoff Lloyd returns to breakfast radio with the JACK network

Geoff Lloyd will cover breakfast at JACK during half-term next week as Jim Rosenthal and Trevor Marshall take a break. The former Absolute and Virgin Radio presenter has been presenting a few shows on the JACK network recently, including Geoff Lloyd’s Hometown Glory and Beatlejuice. The JACK breakfast show is heard on all six stations in the group, including JACK fm Oxfordshire and...

Publication date: 19.10.2021

JACK fm introduces its first ever Drivetime radio show

Oxfordshire’s 106 JACK fm is to air its first regular Drivetime show since the station launched in 2007. Adam English, who currently hosts Drive on Union JACK, will have his show extended to Union JACK Dance, Union JACK Rock and JACK fm plus JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill. It means the show will be broadcast on six stations, all with their own playlists, matching the breakfast show...

Publication date: 01.09.2021

JACKfm listeners raise £63k via two-day Radiothon

JACKfm has raised £63k in a live broadcast from Ronald McDonald House Oxford for two days, 12 hours a day, on July 1st and 2nd. The event, supported by sister stations JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill, shared heartbreaking stories and journeys of the parents who use the facilities and encouraging listeners across the county to support the charity. JACKfm’s breakfast presenter Trevor Marshall encouraged listener donations by...

Publication date: 09.07.2021

JACK starts new breakfast show across the group

A new breakfast show hosted by Jim Rosenthal and Trevor Marshall is set to launch across all JACK branded radio stations in the UK. Jim, who is also the voice of the station, will be on-air with established host Trevor from 7 till 9am from 10th May for JACK’s Wake Up Call. Adam English, who hosts The Full English on Union JACK radio, will move to 4-7pm every weekday on Union JACK radio, also from 10 May...

Publication date: 04.05.2021

JACKfm’s two-day fundraising Radiothon returns

JACKfm’s Radiothon is returning for 2021 supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities UK on the 1st and 2nd July. For two days Oxfordshire’s JACKfm, alongside sister radio stations JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill, will broadcast live from Ronald McDonald House Oxford for 12 hours a day. By sharing the stories and journeys of parents who use the facilities, all three stations will help to raise awareness and funds for the Charity, which enables families to stay close by to their children in hospital...

Publication date: 08.04.2021

RAJAR Q1 2020: Regional and local radio facts and figures

XS Manchester has doubled its listening hours year-on-year after the station was saved from closure. The Communicorp station now has 132,000 weekly reach (last year 94,000) and 1.28 million hours (last year 546k), giving it more total hours than Manchester’s heritage station Hits Radio. Also in the north west, Radio City Talk, which will close at the end of this month, leaves with 32,000 weekly listeners, down from 45,000 a year ago. Sticking with Bauer, local stations are mostly on the up. Of the 15 local services for Greatest Hits Radio in Scotland and England, eight are up and seven are down...

Publication date: 14.05.2020

Nominations for the 2020 IRN Awards revealed

The nominations for the 2020 IRN Awards have been announced by Sky News presenter Kay Burley. There are 12 categories including the Student Journalist of the Year prize which is supported by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. The awards event itself will take place at Sky Cinema in west London on Thursday 26th March 2020, also hosted by Kay. IRN Editor and Chair of Judges, Dave Terris said: This is a stellar list of nominations representing the gold standard in commercial radio news and sport...

Publication date: 12.02.2020

RAJAR Q4 2019: Regional and local radio facts and figures

The big stories from around the regions this quarter include Capital Scotland shedding 104,000 listeners, whilst Hits Radio and Greatest Hits Radio increased listeners in the North of England. Global brands - The majority of regional and local Capital stations are down – including Capital Scotland which falls from 513,000 to 409,000 weekly reach, Capital South Wales going from 213,000 to 180,000, Manchester down from 493,000 to 437,000 and Yorkshire down to its lowest figure of 849,000. Recently acquired and...

Publication date: 06.02.2020

Shortlist out for Audio and Radio Industry Awards 2020

The shortlist for this year’s Radio Academy’s ARIAs have been announced at an event at News UK headquarters in London. Presenters getting nominated include Chris Evans, Greg James, Stephen Nolan, Zoe Ball and Frank Skinner. Bauer leads the Commercial Radio nominees with just over two dozen, whilst we count that News UK has around 15. Global isn’t mentioned due to not submitting any entries once again this year. The rest of the shortlist includes newspapers, independent podcasts, independent producers and presenters, along with a few local radio stations including...

Publication date: 15.01.2020