Radio Aire

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Radio Aire is the local commercial radio station for Leeds. It was the first commercial radio station in the UK to launch in its own purpose-built building.

Editorial area:Leeds and West Yorkshire
FormatTop 40
Most played songs:Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson, Chainsmokers, The & Coldplay, Katy Perry feat. Skip MarleyRadiomonitor
Audience figures86,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
Launched:1 September 1981
OwnerBauer Media Group
National salesBauer Media Group
Members ofRadiocentre
Former names96.3 Aire FM

Contact Radio Aire

Postal address51 Burley Road
+44 113 283 5500
+44 113 234 4963
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Ant Arthur Producer
Bethan Davies Journalist
Caroline Verdon Presenter
Chris Cotton Regional Content Director
Dave Kelly Presenter
Debbie Mac Presenter
James Barr Presenter
Jim Foulger Journalist
John Isherwood Presenter
Kelly Hinch Presenter
Kelly Pegg Presenter
Marvin Humes Presenter
Michael Blades Presenter
Paddy McGuinness Presenter
Rebecca Lomas Journalist
Rob Tobin Producer
Ryan Burgess Content Director
Sam Jackson Director of Music
Tony Shepherd Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Dan Jennings Group Head of Production
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Drew Simmons Commercial Creative Director of Youth Brands Bauer Adventure
Frankie Bannerman Sales Co-ordinator
Graham Bryce Group Managing Director Bauer City Network
Jo Baldwin Digital Commercial Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kat Knapp Commercial Content Director for Absolute Radio and Magic Bauer Adventure
Kate Whitehorn Commercial Content Director Bauer City Network Bauer Adventure
Kelly Benjko Group Head of Commercial Production
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Owen Ryan Bauer City Network Group Content Director
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Sam Jones Digital Managing Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director Radio Bauer Adventure
Toby Mackenzie Head of Music - Bauer City 1 Network

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