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 areaLeeds and West Yorkshire
FormatTop 40
Most playedJax Jones feat. Ella Henderson, Sam Feldt feat. RANI, Maroon 5Radiomonitor
Audience figures73,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2019
Launched1 September 1981
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former names96.3 Aire FM

Contact Radio Aire

Postal address51 Burley Road
+44 113 283 5500
+44 113 234 4963
Official website

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Ant Arthur Content Controller/Presenter
Ben Bason Journalist
Bethan Davies Journalist
Caroline Verdon Presenter
Chris Cotton Yorkshire Regional Content Director
Heather Colman Sales Manager
Jamielee Rendall Journalist
Lisa Sullivan Cash For Kids Manager
Rebecca Lomas Journalist

…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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