Rock FM

The Biggest Hits, The Biggest Throwbacks
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

97.4 Rock FM is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to Lancashire, North West England and some parts of North Wales. Its output is mainly contemporary pop and current chart hits.Wikipedia

Editorial areaLancashire
FormatContemporary hit radioFreebase
Most playedJoel Corry x MNEK, Topic feat. A7S, Dermot KennedyRadiomonitor
Launched5 October 1982
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesRed Rose Radio
Red Rose Rock FM

Contact Rock FM

Postal addressCastle Quay
M15 4PR
+44 1772 477700
+44 1772 900974
Official website

Social media

Twitter@974RockFM (75,431 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,866 followers) compare
Facebook97.4 Rock FM (77,648 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

Former Radio Wave presenter creates Blackpool station
RadioToday - published 7 October 2020, 8.35am edt
Former Red Rose Radio staff say goodbye in Preston
RadioToday - published 1 March 2020, 3.07pm est
Bauer moves Rock FM programming to Manchester
RadioToday - published 27 January 2020, 6.30am est
Joel Ross joins Bauer to co-host Rock FM Breakfast
RadioToday - published 22 November 2019, 5.00am est
Radio DJs launch their own search for missing flight MH370
Asia Radio Today - published 10 June 2018, 12.02am edt


Amy Scarisbrick Journalist
Fleur East Presenter
Gemma Cutting Presenter
Gemma Atkinson Presenter
Greg Burns Presenter
Hattie Pearson Presenter
James Barr Presenter
James Brownlow North West Regional Content Director
Janine Marsh Presenter
Jennie Longdon Presenter
Joel Ross Presenter
John Pickford Head of News
John Isherwood Presenter
Jordan Lee Presenter
Mike Toolan Presenter
Paul Webster Content Controller
Sarah-Jane Crawford Presenter
Scott Clarke Presenter
Steve Furnell Presenter
Wes Butters Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group MD, Advertising
Adam Newstead Senior Executive Producer, South England & Wales
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
Stuart McGinley Content Producer
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic

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