Rock FM

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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 playedAvicii feat. Aloe Blacc, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber, Marshmello feat. CHVRCHESRadiomonitor
Audience figures171,000 weekly listenersRAJAR March 2019
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 addressSt Paul's Square
+44 1772 477700
+44 1772 900974
Official website

Social media

Twitter@974RockFM (76,056 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,601 followers) compare
Facebook97.4 Rock FM (77,648 likes) compare

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Alex James Presenter
Amy Scarisbrick Journalist
Dave Kelly Presenter
Debbie Mac Presenter
Graham Swift
Harry Benjamin Presenter
Hattie Pearson Presenter
Hilary Pickering Sales Director
James Barr Presenter
Janine Marsh Presenter
John Pickford Head of News
John Isherwood Presenter
Kelly Pegg Presenter
Mark Freejack Presenter
Mike Toolan Presenter
Paul Webster Content Controller
Paul Webster Presenter
Pete Otway Presenter
Sam Jackson Director of Music
Sarah-Jane Crawford Presenter
Steve Marsh Presenter
Steve Furnell Presenter
Wes Butters Presenter

…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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