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 playedEd Sheeran & Justin Bieber, Avicii feat. Aloe Blacc, Marshmello feat. CHVRCHESRadiomonitor
Audience figures73,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 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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Latest news stories

Gerry Raynor retires after 50 years on the radio
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Ant Arthur Content Controller/Presenter
Bethan Davies Journalist
Caroline Verdon Presenter
Chris Cotton Regional Content Director
Jim Foulger Journalist
John Isherwood Presenter
Kelly Pegg Presenter
Paddy McGuinness Presenter
Rebecca Lomas Journalist

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio Network
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations Director / Group Production Director - Bauer City Network
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
Gary Stein Group Programme Director Hits Radio Network
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
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matt Rockley Engineer
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
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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