BBC Radio 5 live

Live news - live sport

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BBC Radio 5 Live is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.Wikipedia

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Weekly listening figures:
5,322,000 listenersRAJAR June 2015
27 August 1990
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Jonathan Wall Programme Director
Kelly Cates Presenter
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Mark Chapman Presenter
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Marta Newman Journalist
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Orna Merchant Travel reporter
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Danny Cohen Director BBC Television
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
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