BBC Newcastle

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BBC Newcastle is the BBC Local Radio service English metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, broadcasting from studios on Barrack Road in Newcastle upon Tyne....Wikipedia

Editorial area:Tyne and Wear, Northumberland & Northern Co. Durham
Most played songs:Katy Perry feat. Skip Marley, Rag'N'Bone Man, Clean Bandit feat. Zara LarssonRadiomonitor
Audience figures286,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
Launched:2 January 1971
Former namesBBC Radio Newcastle

Contact BBC Newcastle

Postal addressBroadcasting Centre
Barrack Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE99 1RN
+44 191 232 4141
+44 191 232 6565
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Alfie Joey Presenter
Anna Foster Presenter
Anne Leuchars Presenter
Charlie Charlton Presenter
Chris Donald Presenter
Doug Morris Managing Editor
Gilly Hope Presenter
Ingrid Hagemann Presenter
Jamie Wilkinson Presenter
Jon Harle Presenter
Jonathan Miles Presenter
Kathy Secker Presenter
Marian Foster Presenter
Martin Emmerson Presenter
Matthew Raisbeck Presenter
Michael Poulter Presenter
Mick Lowes Presenter
Nick Roberts Presenter
Nick Barnes Presenter
Paddy MacDee Presenter
Railton Howes Presenter
Rik Martin Head of News
Simon Logan Presenter
Simon Pryde Presenter
Simon Hoban Presenter
Stephanie Finnon Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Sue Sweeney Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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