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Absolute 80s

The UK's 80s Radio Station
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Absolute 80s is a British national digital radio station in the United Kingdom catering for "reluctant adults" who want to reconnect with the tunes of their 80s youth. Unlike rival Heart 80s, the station is rock skewed while playing some credible pop from the decade.

The station is a brand extension of Bauer Media's Absolute Radio.

Editorial areaUK
FormatOldies
Most playedRick Astley, KISS, Primitives, TheRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,779,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 2019
Launched4 December 2009
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre

Contact Absolute 80s

Postal addressNo 1 Golden Square
London
W1F 9DJ
Telephone+44 20 7434 1215
Official website
Wikipedia
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@absoluteradio.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@Absolute80s (58,299 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,601 followers) compare
FacebookAbsolute 80s (668,692 likes) compare
TuneInAbsolute-80s (532,089 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

Andy Bush and Richie Firth for Absolute Hometime
RadioToday - published 11 June 2018, 7.01am edt
Absolute 80s brings out triple CD compilation
RadioToday - published 2 November 2017, 5.27am edt

People

Brian Murphy Producer
Claire Solan Assistant Producer - Breakfast Show
Clare Grogan Presenter
Eloise Carr Producer
Frank Skinner Presenter
James Curran Director of Music
Jenny Barsby Journalist
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Martyn Lee Presenter
Matthew Rudd Presenter
Richie Firth Producer, Breakfast Show
Sarah Champion Presenter
Tony Hadley Presenter
Tony Moorey Programme Director
Tony Moorey Programme Director

…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
Matt Rockley Engineer
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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