Viking FM

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Winning its franchise under the name "Humber Bridge Radio", Viking Radio started broadcasting in 1984 from studios in the Hull Marina. One of the first to split output between FM and AM, the station was the home of Yorkshire's networked Classic Gold service in the late 1980s, while the station was owned by the Yorkshire Radio Network, and the output of "Pennine, Hallam and Viking", sustaining services to YRN's FM services.

The station's board room is an opulent wood-panelled room dating from the building's previous life as a marine insurance company. Directions to the station from anywhere in the North of England are relatively simple: "Get on the M62 and turn right at the second set of traffic lights". The station once had a mascot in the form of Erik the Viking, who was also heard on-air in the company of presenter Steve King, who still works for the wider Bauer group.

mapEditorial area:East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
hearingFormatContemporary hit radio, Classic hitsFreebase
library_musicMost played songs:Chainsmokers, The & Coldplay, Jax Jones feat. RAYE, Rag'N'Bone ManRadiomonitor
show_chartAudience figures197,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
eventLaunched:17 April 1984
businessOwnerBauer Media Group
storeNational salesBauer Media Group
card_membershipMembers ofRadiocentre
historyFormer namesViking Radio

Contact Viking FM

Postal addressThe Boathouse
Commercial Road
East Yorkshire
+44 1482 325141
+44 1482 226222
Official website

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Alex Duffy Presenter
Alex James Presenter
Ant Arthur Producer
Ant Arthur Presenter
Boogie Presenter
Dave Kelly Presenter
Debbie Mac Presenter
Dingo Presenter
Emma Louise Jones Presenter
Ivan D'Sa Presenter
James Robinson Producer
James Barr Presenter
John Harding Content Controller
Kelly Hinch Presenter
Marvin Humes Presenter
Mike Cass Regional Content Director
Paddy McGuinness Presenter
Pete Egerton Presenter
Rebecca Lomas Journalist
Sam Jackson Director of Music
Steve Jordan Presenter
Stu Tolan Presenter
Stu Elmore 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
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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