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Wave 105 voiceover hands over to Greatest Hits Radio voiceover as the station says hello, waves goodbye

After an emotional day of broadcasting, Wave 105 said goodbye to its listeners on the south coast at 10pm on Thursday.

Publication date: 29.03.2024

Bauer regional content director Andy Shier to step down as Pirate FM and Wave 105 rebrand

Regional Content Director for Bauer South of England & Wales Andy Shier is leaving his role at the end of this month as Pirate FM and Wave 105 turn into Greatest Hits Radio...

Publication date: 06.03.2024

Wave 105 and Pirate FM frequencies to become Greatest Hits Radio

Bauer is rebranding Wave 105 as Greatest Hits Radio South Coast and Greatest Hits Radio Cornwall will replace Pirate FM. The move, once complete in the coming weeks, means the Hits Radio and Greatest Hits Radio networks will have taken over all heritage local radio brands owned by Bauer in England.

Publication date: 27.02.2024

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

Former BBC Radio Solent presenter Alex Dyke joins Wave 105

Alex Dyke is heading back to commercial radio and joining the team at Wave 105 following his exit from BBC Radio Solent. He’ll be hosting a special three hour rock show on Boxing Day called Yacht Rock.

Publication date: 18.12.2023

Opinion: UK commercial radio presenter numbers could drop by more than 250

With news that Global is to introduce networked breakfast shows and have just a handful of local drive shows across Capital, Heart and Smooth, RadioToday’s Stuart Clarkson has done the maths on what it means for presenter roles across commercial radio. Our exclusive figures show that presenter numbers could drop by more than 250 if both Global and Bauer take full advantage of the recent changes in localness guidelines from Ofcom.

Publication date: 26.02.2019