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Bauer to rebrand heritage FM stations in England and Wales to Hits Radio

Free Radio, Gem Radio, Hallam FM, Lincs FM, Metro Radio, Pulse 1, Radio City, Rock FM, Signal 1, TFM, Viking FM and Wave Swansea are rebranding to Hits Radio. The news has been announced to staff this morning with 15 radio stations in total making the switch in April 2024.

Publication date: 10.01.2024

Rock FM to lose last local show as new shared breakfast show launches

The current single breakfast shows for Rock FM and Radio City will end in January as Leanne Campbell and Joel Ross team up to host a networked show on both stations. Joel Ross currently hosts the Rock FM breakfast show, whilst Leanne Campbell co-hosts with Scott Hughes on Radio City 96.7.

Publication date: 16.11.2023

Christine McGuinness joins Wes Butters to cover Radio City Breakfast

TV star Christine McGuinness will be co-hosting Radio City’s Breakfast Show while regular hosts Leanne Campbell and Scott Hughes are away.

Publication date: 19.08.2023

Nick Ferrari picks up Gold at the IRN Awards

All the winners have been announced for the IRN Awards 2020, including the Gold Award going to LBC’s Nick Ferrari. Nick won the IRN Gold Award to mark his outstanding contribution to commercial radio news. Viewers of the online event were played a montage of Ferrari’s best interview clips in which he challenges Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Dianne Abbott, the former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick. Accepting the award, Nick said: “These are strange times to be receiving an award but I know it’s great that there are many class Global acts that are on the list so for me to actually receive one means a lot. Thank you so much.” ...

Publication date: 30.07.2020

RAJAR Q1 2020: London and national brands roundup

BBC Radio 2 has lost almost a million listeners in the last year, according to the Q1/2020 audience research from RAJAR. The reach of the UK’s biggest radio station fell from 15.356m at the start of 2019 to 14.362m over the first three months of this year. The two biggest commercial radio networks – Heart and Capital – both lost significant reach over the 12 months too. The Heart network lost 787,000 listeners to leave a reach of 7.737m, while Capital dropped 815,000 to 6.386m. When you add in the other Heart and Capital branded stations – 70s, 80s, 90s, Dance, Xtra and Xtra Reloaded – the Heart brand reaches 9.365m and the Capital brand 7.502m...

Publication date: 14.05.2020

Scott Hughes returns to Radio City for Breakfast

Former Radio City Drive presenter Scott Hughes is returning to the station to co-host Breakfast with Leanne Campbell. Scott joined the Breakfast team of Leanne and Dave on air this morning to make the special announcement. Dave Kelly is leaving the station this Friday for a new gig in the Cayman Islands. Scott Hughes told RadioToday: “I can’t wait to join Leanne on Radio City Breakfast. It’s always been on my bucket list to do this show as it’s so iconic to both the industry and the listeners. I can’t wait to be back on-air in the greatest city in the world! I’m absolutely buzzing.”...

Publication date: 24.03.2020

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

Radio City’s Dave Kelly to leave Breakfast Show

Breakfast Show co-host Dave Kelly is leaving Radio City in March to take up a full-time live show on X1071 in the Cayman Islands. Co-host Leanne Campbell is staying with the station and has just signed on for another two years at Breakfast. Dave moved to Liverpool in 2011 to be the host of Radio City’s Drive show before moving to co-host the breakfast show with Leanne in 2014. He has been hosting a daily pre-recorded show on X1071 for the last eight years and also hosts programmes on Z953 in Vancouver and Radio Essex. Dave also produces The Hix Mix, a syndicated show available for radio stations to air...

Publication date: 21.01.2020

Former Radio City host Scott Hughes joins Virgin Radio Anthems

Former Radio City afternoon drive presenter Scott Hughes has joined Virgin Radio Anthems to host the weekday afternoon show. Scott took over the programme on November 25th and can be heard on the national digital station Monday to Friday from 2pm till 6pm slot and Saturday mornings from 10am. Talking about his new show, Scott Hughes told RadioToday: “I’m so happy to have joined such an amazing team of people, and to be on a station that plays such great music. I’m very excited about the future of the Virgin Radio UK stations in 2020.”...

Publication date: 09.12.2019

Bauer to network drivetime across 11 licences in North and Midlands

Bauer Media has announced plans to network Wes Butters and Gemma Atkinson across most of its big city stations in England, meaning 7 presenters will lose their daily drivetime show. From 2nd September, Wes will be on 4-7pm across Metro Radio, TFM, Rock FM, Radio City, Hallam FM, Radio Aire, Viking FM and the four Free Radio stations in the West Midlands – in addition to his current show on Hits Radio in Manchester and on DAB across the UK. Gemma will join the show after her maternity leave...

Publication date: 05.08.2019