BBC Radio 1

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BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
FormatTop 40
Most playedPost Malone & Swae Lee, Little Mix feat. Nicki Minaj, Dave feat. FredoRadiomonitor
Audience figures9,600,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2018
Launched30 September 1967
Former names1FM

Contact BBC Radio 1

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
+44 20 8743 8000
+44 370 010 0100
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCR1 (3,009,694 followers) compare
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Latest news stories

Radio 1 reveals the Teen Heroes of 2018
BBC Media Centre - published 17 October 2018, 4.40am edt
That Friday feeling: should the weekend start a day earlier?
The Guardian - published 12 April 2018, 1.30am edt
Weekend starts early on Radio 1
BBC Media Centre - published 10 April 2018, 6.35am edt
Greg James to cycle 500 miles in five days
RadioToday - published 26 February 2018, 11.44am est


Abbie McCarthy Assistant Producer
Adele Roberts Presenter
Aled Haydn-Jones Presenter
Aled Haydn Jones Producer, Breakfast Show
Alex Rogers Assistant Producer
Alice Levine Presenter
Annie Nightingale Presenter
Annie Mac Presenter
Ben Cooper Programme Manager/Controller
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Ceallach Spellman Presenter
Chris Goldfinger Presenter
Chris Price Head of Music
Chris Sawyer Producer, Greg James
Clara Amfo Presenter
Dan Howell Presenter
Dan Hudson Assistant Producer
Daniel P Carter Presenter
DJ Tayo Presenter
DJ Plasticman Presenter
Eleanor Roper Journalist
Emlyn Dodd Producer, Drivetime
Georgina Bowman Presenter
Gilles Peterson Presenter
Greg James Presenter
Huw Stephens Presenter
Imran Ahmed Presenter
Jacob Rickard Producer
Jem Stone Head of Social Media
Jo Whiley Presenter
Judge Jules Presenter
Louisa Compton Editor
Mark Hamilton Presenter
Mark Lockett Assistant Producer
Matt Fincham Producer
Matt Edmondson Presenter
Matt Fisher Producer
Maya Jama Presenter
Mike Davies Presenter
Nan Davies Producer
Nick Grimshaw Presenter
Pete Tong Presenter
Phil Stocker Producer
Phil Taggart Presenter
Phil Lester Presenter
Rachel Jones Producer, Breakfast Show
Reggie Yates Presenter
Rob Da Bank Presenter
Sam Bailey Editor - BBC Radio 1 in BBC iPlayer
Scott Mills Presenter
Steve Lamacq Presenter
Trevor Nelson Presenter
Vic Galloway Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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