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Free Radio Shropshire & Black Country, is an Independent Local Radio station serving the Black Country and Shropshire in the West Midlands region of England.Wikipedia

Editorial areaWolverhampton and Shropshire
FormatTop 40
Most playedPink, Ed Sheeran, Charlie PuthRadiomonitor
Audience figures73,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched12 April 1976
OwnerBauer Media Group
National salesBauer Media Group
Members ofRadiocentre
Former names97.2 Beacon FM
Beacon Radio
103.1 Beacon FM
Beacon Shropshire

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Postal addressBlack Country House
Rounds Green Road
B69 2DG
+44 1902 461300
+44 1902 754123
Official website

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Adam Wilbourn Presenter
Cat James Presenter
Chloe Gorman Copywriter
Dan Dawson Journalist
Dan Kelly Presenter
David Salt Programme Director
David Salt Deputy Brand Programme Director
Ed Nell Presenter
Kellie Maddox Journalist
Louise Easton Journalist
Mike Newman Brand Programme Director
Naomi Kent Presenter
Nilesh Patel Chief Engineer
Phil Ray Presenter
Rob Trigg Journalist
Simon English Copywriter
Stuart Bailey Journalist
Toby Mackenzie Deputy Programme Director (Music)
Tom Newitt Presenter
Vicky Breakwell Head of News

…at Bauer Media Group

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Dan Jennings Group Head of Production
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Drew Simmons Commercial Creative Director of Youth Brands Bauer Adventure
Frankie Bannerman Sales Co-ordinator
Graham Bryce Group Managing Director Bauer City Network
Jo Baldwin Digital Commercial Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kat Knapp Commercial Content Director for Absolute Radio and Magic Bauer Adventure
Kate Whitehorn Commercial Content Director Bauer City Network Bauer Adventure
Kelly Benjko Group Head of Commercial Production
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Owen Ryan Bauer City Network Group Content Director
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Sam Jones Digital Managing Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director Radio Bauer Adventure
Toby Mackenzie Head of Music - Bauer City 1 Network

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