Gem 106

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Gem 106 is a regional radio station in the Great East Midlands of the UK. It's owned by Orion Media, who also own the Free Radio stations in the West Midlands. It's a radio station aimed at a predominantly female audience, similar to Heart services in other areas.

The station was previously known as Radio 106, Century 106 and Heart 106: Global Radio being forced to sell the station in 2010 under competition rules.

There was previously a set of golden oldie AM stations in the area called "GEM-AM", though - apart from some staff - the stations aren't related.

Editorial area:
East Midlands
Weekly listening figures:
430,000 listenersRAJAR March 2015
23 September 1997
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National sales:
Ofcom licences:
AL000200 (Analogue local)
Members of:
Former names:
Radio 106FM
Century 106
106 Century FM
Heart 106

Contact Gem 106

Postal address:
City Link
Telephone - reception:
Telephone - studio:
Official website
Personal email

Social media

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Amy Voce Presenter
Andy Miller Presenter
Ben Burrell Presenter
Bob Norman Managing Director
Dan Wood Presenter
Dangerous Dave Presenter
David Francis Presenter
David Tanner Producer
James Brownlow Programme Director
Matthew Smith Senior Producer
Mike Newman Programme Director
Naomi Kent Presenter
Sam Pinkham Presenter
Stuart Bailey Editor
Vicky Breakwell Head of News Orion Media

Adrian Serle Chief Executive Officer
Dan Morfitt Commercial Programmer
David Lloyd Group Editorial Director
Phil Riley Chairman

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