Absolute Radio

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Absolute Radio is one of the UK's three Independent National Radio stations. The station rebranded to its current name at 7:45 am on 29 September 2008. The station is based in London and plays popular rock music.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
Most playedCatfish And The Bottlemen, Vaccines, The, George EzraRadiomonitor
Audience figures2,387,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2018
Launched30 April 1993
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesVirgin 1215
Virgin 105.8
Virgin Radio
Planet Rock (West Midlands only)

Contact Absolute Radio

Postal addressNo 1 Golden Square
+44 20 7434 1215
+44 330 123 1215
Official website

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Latest news stories

Mark Goodier to host new Absolute Radio series
RadioToday - published 29 August 2018, 7.05am edt
Mark Goodier to host new Absolute Radio series
RadioToday - published 29 August 2018, 7.05am edt
Radio is the perfect Number 10: The Three Lions best assist machine
RadioCentre - published 10 July 2018, 5.52am edt
Comedian Matt Forde joins Absolute Radio
RadioToday - published 29 May 2018, 7.15am edt
Cacklin' Jack Post chats with The Daily Talk Show - published 22 May 2018, 1.00am edt

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Adam Belloni Producer
Adrian Fitch Assistant Manager
Aileen O'Sullivan Journalist
Alex Richardson Journalist
Amanda Redman Producer
Andy Bush Presenter
Anthony Abbott Digital Editor
Ben Burrell Presenter
Brian Murphy Producer
Chris Martin Presenter
Chris Skinner Producer
Claire Sturgess Presenter
Claire Solan Assistant Producer - Breakfast Show
Dan Wright Head of Production
Danielle Perry Presenter
Danny Wallace Presenter
Dave Berry Presenter
Eloise Carr Producer
Emily Dean Presenter
Faye Carruthers Sports journalist
Frank Skinner Presenter
Ian Wright Presenter
James Curran Director of Music
Jason Manford Presenter
Jenny Barsby Journalist
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Lisa Bayley Events Manager
Matt Dyson Journalist
Matt Forde Presenter
Pete Donaldson Presenter
Richie Firth Producer, Breakfast Show
Rob Beckett Presenter
Robbie Harrison Engineer
Sarah Champion Presenter
Sarah Bishop Assistant Producer
Simon Kilby Sales Director
Steve Parkinson Managing Director
Tim Vernon Producer
Tom Seldon Executive Producer of Branded Content
Tony Moorey Programme Manager/Controller

…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
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
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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