BBC Sussex

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BBC Sussex is the BBC Local Radio service for the counties of East Sussex and West Sussex, along with the unitary authority of Brighton & Hove.

Most programming is shared with BBC Surrey except for breakfast and a 'news hour' during drivetime from 1700.

Local programming originates either from BBC Sussex's Brighton studio or BBC Surrey in Guildford.

Since December 9th 2015, Crawley is once again covered by BBC Sussex after changes to Sussex DAB mulitplex reception to the north of Sussex. FM listeners will also continue to be covered by sister station BBC Surrey.

Editorial area:Sussex
Most played songs:Natalie Imbruglia, Elton John, ABBARadiomonitor
Audience figures277,000 listeners per weekRAJAR March 2017
Launched:14 February 1968
Former namesBBC Radio Brighton (Brighton only)
BBC Radio Sussex
BBC Radio Sussex and Surrey
BBC Southern Counties Radio

Contact BBC Sussex

Postal address40-42 Queens Road
East Sussex
+44 1273 320428
+44 345 957 0057
Official website

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Allison Ferns Presenter
Angus Moorat Head of News
Danny Pike Presenter
Dave Cash Presenter
David Jensen Presenter
Graham Dene Presenter
Jenny Day Producer
Joe Talbot Presenter
John Lees Presenter
Kathryn Langley Journalist
Kerry Aitken Presenter
Mark Carter Presenter
Mark Carter Acting Managing Editor
Mimms Lovelock Presenter
Neil Pringle Presenter
Nic Ayling Presenter
Paul Jenner Presenter
Phil Jackson Presenter
Sarah Gorrell Presenter
Shaun Tilley Presenter
Simon Levenson Presenter
Stephen Cranford Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Sylvie Blackmore Presenter
Tim Durrans 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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