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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

mapEditorial area:UK
library_musicMost played songs:Rag'N'Bone Man, Ed Sheeran, Green DayRadiomonitor
show_chartAudience figures2,141,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
eventLaunched:30 April 1993
businessOwnerBauer Media Group
storeNational salesBauer Media Group
card_membershipMembers ofRadiocentre
historyFormer namesVirgin 1215
Virgin 105.8
Virgin Radio
Planet Rock (West Midlands only)
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Postal addressNo 1 Golden Square
+44 20 7434 1215
+44 330 123 1215
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Main emailabsoluteradioqueries@bauermedia.co.uk
Personal emailfirstname.surname@absoluteradio.co.uk
Studio emailstudio@absoluteradio.co.uk

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Adrian Fitch Assistant Manager
Aileen O'Sullivan Journalist
Alex Richardson Journalist
Amanda Redman Producer
Andy Bush Presenter
Annabel Port Presenter
Anthony Abbott Digital Editor
Ben Burrell Presenter
Brian Murphy Producer
Chris Martin Presenter
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Christian O'Connell Presenter
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Dan Wright Head of Production
Danielle Perry Presenter
Danny Wallace Presenter
Eloise Carr Producer
Emily Dean Presenter
Faye Carruthers Sports journalist
Frank Skinner Presenter
Geoff Lloyd Presenter
George Godfrey Presenter
Ian Wright Presenter
James Curran Director of Music
Jason Manford Presenter
Kevin Hingley Interactive Editor
Lee Price Head of Production
Leona Graham Presenter
Lisa Bayley Events Manager
Matt Dyson Journalist
Pete Donaldson Presenter
Pete Mitchell 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 Hourigan Senior Broadcast Journalist
Tom Seldon Executive Producer of Branded Content
Tony Moorey Programme Manager/Controller

…at Bauer Media Group

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Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
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
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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

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