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Gold

The greatest hits of all time

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Listen to Gold on AM, DAB, Freesat, Virgin Media and online

Facts and stats

Gold is a commercial radio station owned by Global Radio. The station playlists classic hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s with some songs from the 1950s for an audience over 45+ and is male skewed.

Originally a network spanning the country after the merger of the Classic Gold and Capital Gold networks, in 2014 Gold now broadcasts on AM to London, Manchester and the East Midlands and on DAB in London, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. The remaining AM frequencies are now part of the Smooth Radio network, who target the same age group as Gold.

Gold has a live breakfast show each morning then for the rest of the day is automated with local travel news during 'The Gold Rush' at drivetime.

Editorial area:
UK
Format:
Oldies
Weekly listening figures:
1,024,000 listenersRAJAR June 2015
Launched:
28 November 1988
Global logo
Owner:
Global logo
National sales:
Ofcom licences:
AL000066 (Analogue local)
AL000106 (Analogue local)
AL000161 (Analogue local)
Former names:
Classic Gold
Brunel Classic Gold
Brunel Radio
Radio Brunel
GWR Radio
Radio West
Radio Mercury
Mercury Extra
Fame 1521
Breeze
Classic Gold Breeze
Chiltern Radio
Chiltern Radio Supergold
The Breeze
Supergold Three Counties Radio
Three Counties Radio
Severn Sound
Invicta Sound
Invicta Radio
Coast AM
Coast Classics
Invicta Supergold
Capital Gold
Fortune 1458
Lite AM
Big 1458 AM
Amber Radio
Classic Gold Amber
Northants Radio Supergold
Hereward Radio
GEM AM
Radio Trent
Classic Gold GEM
WGMS
1332 The World's Greatest Music Station
Hereward Radio
Plymouth Sound AM
The Gold AM
South Coast Radio
Southern Sound
GWR
Wiltshire Radio

Contact Gold

Postal address:
30 Leicester Square
London
WC2H 7LA
Telephone - reception:
Telephone - studio:
Official website
Wikipedia
Main email
info@thisisglobal.com
Personal email
firstname.surname@thisisglobal.com

Social media

Twitter
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@MyGoldMusic (4,115 followers)
Twitter: Newsdesk
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@globalsnewsroom (1,034 followers)
Facebook
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TuneIn
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People

Adrian Stewart Programme Director
David Andrews Presenter
Mark Farrington Broadcast Engineer
Matt Gray Broadcast Engineer
Shaun Tilley Presenter
Tony Dibbin Deputy Programme Director
Tony Dibbin Presenter
Vicky Etchells Head of News

...at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Adrian Bodenham Engineer
Andy Jones South Regional News Editor
Anna Harding Yorkshire and North East Regional News Editor
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ben Poor Creative Technologist
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Emma Corsham Technology Team Assistant
James Rea Group Head of News
John Wilson Head of Commercial and Digital Design
Mark Farrington Broadcast Engineer
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Pete Redhead Creative Technologist
Richard Park Group Executive Director and Director of Broadcasting
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Stuart Mays Director of Commercial Strategy
Vicky Etchells Deputy Head of News
Zach Watson Social Media Producer

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