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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

JACK wants more indies to make radio programmes

Union JACK Dance has extended its Dancemasters show and is appealing for independent producers to get in touch with more programming ideas. The broadcast of Dancemasters marked the 20th anniversary of the radio show, which was at the forefront of the dance music industry in its heyday in the early-00s. Hosted by DJ and broadcaster James Blond, Dancemasters can be heard on Union JACK Dance every Friday night, 7-9pm, repeated at the same time every Saturday...

Publication date: 08.06.2021

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

Dancemasters radio show returns with Union JACK Dance

Union JACK Dance is to broadcast a brand new series of Dancemasters featuring British DJ talent including Graeme Park, Allister Whitehead, Danny Rampling, Brandon Block, Judge Jules, Dave Pearce and more. The return marks the 20th anniversary of the show that was popular during its heyday in the early-00s. Dancemasters started life on BRMB in the West Midlands as a Friday and Saturday night show and lasted almost a decade, also broadcast on Capital...

Publication date: 29.03.2021

The Beast returns to Union JACK for new radio quiz

Union JACK has brought back Mark “The Beast” Labbett to front a new and revamped twice-weekly quiz show. The Beast of all Pub Quizzes broadcasts live at 1pm every Tuesday and Thursday with the use of voice-activated technology using mobile phones. To join in, listeners simply need to download the Union JACK radio App for free and listen online of via DAB. Speaking of the show, Labbett said: “The Beast is back – and this time with The Beast of all Pub Quizzes! We had so much fun doing it before and this time is even better – if you think you can outwit the nation, then download the app, tune into Union JACK radio and come and have a go.”...

Publication date: 01.12.2020

Union JACK radio and NextUp Comedy come together

A partnership between Union JACK and NextUp Comedy is delivering a daily dose of comedy to listeners each weekday afternoon. NextUp Comedy, widely billed as the Netflix of UK stand-up comedy, will provide the station with vintage and contemporary stand-up comedy from some of the country’s most acclaimed comedians. On Driving Comedy, listeners can expect to hear original stand-up content recorded at Jongleurs by comedians including Andy Parsons, Rhona Cameron, Omid Djalili, Marcus Brigstocke and Ed Byrne; alongside contemporary content created by NextUp Comedy and featuring new talent such as...

Publication date: 05.10.2020

Union JACK looks for Britain’s Best Beer Garden

Union JACK has launched a competition to find Britain’s Best Beer Garden. The national DAB station is inviting listeners to nominate their top choice from anywhere in the country. The winning pub will become the host venue for a day of live broadcasts including its Full English Breakfast Show; and a live pub quiz hosted by Mark “The Beast” Labbett, who will also be a part of the live broadcast. Listeners will also have the chance to win themselves a year’s worth of drinks. Ahead of the competition launch, Union JACK radio asked listeners to share their thoughts on what constitutes a good beer garden, with these ideas used to develop the criteria on which entries will be judged. Have a listen to an example below...

Publication date: 17.08.2020

RAJAR Q4 2019: London and national brands round-up

Coverage of the general election helped 5 Live, Radio 4 and LBC each add half a million listeners across 2019. 5 Live is up from 4.9m to 5.4m in the Q4/2019 RAJAR listening figures, while Radio 4 has added a similar amount, rising from 10.4m a year ago to 10.9m now. LBC, including new digital station LBC News, posts a record high of 2.7m listeners (up more than half a million year on year), while talkRADIO is up more than 40% from 12 months ago to now have 433,000 listeners a week – another record high for the Wireless station...

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

RAJAR Q3 2019: London and national brands round-up

Zoe Ball has lost another 364,000 listeners to her BBC Radio 2 breakfast show in the latest radio listening figures from RAJAR. It means more than a million weekly listeners have switched off since she took over the breakfast show from Chris Evans in January. In the period 24th June to 15th September 2019 (Q3/2019), Radio 2 breakfast had a weekly reach of 7.902m – that’s down from 8.266m in Q2 and 9.047m in Q1.While Zoe is still the presenter of the UK’s biggest breakfast show, the figures are the lowest for the slot in a decade – since...

Publication date: 24.10.2019