Greatest Hits Radio

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Greatest Hits Radio is a quasi-national classic hits radio station from Bauer.

The station has a national network of shows, with a mix of local news and travel on AM or DAB across northern England, Coventry & Warwickshire, Hereford & Worcester and Wolverhampton & Shropshire, the latter in the Midlands also have a network drivetime show from Birmingham. The rest of the UK receives full national programmes.

The station also provides a minimum of local programming for the West Midlands and Liverpool on FM.

Editorial areaUK
Audience figures1,103,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 2019
Launched7 January 2019
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesAbsolute Radio (West Midlands only)
Free Radio 80s (Coventry & Warwickshire only)

Contact Greatest Hits Radio

Telephone+44 20 7182 8000
Official website

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Andy Ashton Content Director
Andy Crane Presenter
Andy Goulding Presenter
Claire Simmo Presenter
Dan Morrissey Presenter
Darren Proctor Presenter
David Francis Presenter
Gina McKie Presenter
Louise Croombs Presenter
Mark Goodier Presenter
Mike Peters Presenter
Pat Sharp Presenter
Rachel New Presenter
Rick Houghton Presenter
Sean Goldsmith Presenter
Simon Ross Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio Network
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations Director / Group Production Director - Bauer City Network
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
Gary Stein Group Programme Director Hits Radio Network
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
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matt Rockley Engineer
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
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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