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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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5,858,000 listenersRAJAR June 2016
27 August 1990
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Dan Walker Presenter
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Gordon Turnbull Sports Editor
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Jon Wilkinson Producer
Jonathan Legard Presenter
Jonathan Wall Programme Director
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Orna Merchant Travel reporter
Peter Allen Presenter
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Rachael Bland Journalist
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Steve Mawhinney Head of News
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…at BBC

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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
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