Greatest Hits Radio

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Greatest Hits Radio is a quasi-national classic hits radio station from Bauer.

The station has a national network of shows, with a mix of local news and travel on AM or DAB across northern England, Coventry & Warwickshire, Hereford & Worcester and Wolverhampton & Shropshire, the latter in the Midlands also have a network drivetime show from Birmingham. The rest of the UK receives full national programmes with the exception of a local speech show for the North East of England on Sunday evenings.

The station also provides a minimum of local programming for the West Midlands and Liverpool on FM.

Editorial areaUK
Audience figures1,264,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019
Launched7 January 2019
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesAbsolute Radio (West Midlands only)
Free Radio 80s (Coventry & Warwickshire only)

Contact Greatest Hits Radio

Telephone+44 20 7182 8000
Official website

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Alex Lester Presenter
Andy Ashton Content Director
Andy Crane Presenter
Andy Goulding Presenter
Claire Simmo Presenter
Dan Morrissey Presenter
Darren Proctor Presenter
Gina McKie Presenter
Janice Long Presenter
Louise Croombs Presenter
Mark Goodier Presenter
Mike Peters Presenter
Pat Sharp Presenter
Paul Gambaccini Presenter
Rachel New Presenter
Rick Houghton Presenter
Sean Goldsmith Presenter
Simon Ross Presenter
Tony Dibbin Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group MD, Advertising
Alex Baker Creative Strategy Director
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio
Anne-Marie Lavan Group Marketing Director
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations & Group Production Director
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Frankie Bannerman Radio Account Manager
Gary Stein Group PD - Hits Radio Network
Graham Bryce Group MD - Hits Radio Network
Jo Baldwin Managering Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kate Whitehorn Creative Strategy Director
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Rob Munro-Hall Co-Lead of Publishing World-Wide
Sarah Barnes HR Director
Sarah Vickery Group Finance & Strategy Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic

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