Free Radio 80s

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Free Radio 80s is a radio station playing 80s pop music on DAB and AM in the West Midlands and a brand extension of Bauer Media's Free Radio. It's formerly been known variously as Xtra AM and Classic Gold.

mapEditorial area:West Midlands
library_musicMost played songs:Katrina And The Waves, ABC, ShalamarRadiomonitor
eventLaunched:4 April 1989
businessOwnerBauer Media Group
storeNational salesBauer Media Group
card_membershipMembers ofRadiocentre
historyFormer names1152 Xtra AM
Capital Gold
Mercia Sound
Xtra AM 1359
Mercia Classic Gold 1359
Classic Gold 1359
Nice & Easy Radio WABC
Beacon Radio
Classic Gold WABC
Classic Gold 990/1017
Gold (Midlands)

Contact Free Radio 80s

Postal addressNine Brindley Place
4 Oozells Square
West Midlands
B1 2DJ
+44 121 566 5200
+44 330 660 0999
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Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Dan Jennings Group Head of Production
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Drew Simmons Commercial Creative Director of Youth Brands Bauer Adventure
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

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