Greatest Hits Radio London
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Greatest Hits Radio is a local classic hits radio station for the Greater London area.
The station originally launched as Virgin 105.8 in October 1995, providing a local version of the national Virgin 1215 through the day and then took the national programming at other times.
Eventually Virgin's London service was allowed to merge with the national station except for commercials, news and travel.
The station relaunched as Absolute Radio in 2008 after being acquired by The Times of India and was later sold to Bauer Media in 2013.
In May 2021, the station flipped format from AOR to Classic Hits as Greatest Hits Radio, an existing digital radio station for the capital replaced Absolute Radio on 105.8 FM. Absolute continues in the capital on DAB, 1215 AM, online and on tv platforms such as Sky, Freeview and Freesat.
Greatest Hits Radio provides local news, travel and weather with programming from across the UK including mid-mornings and drivetime from GHR's London studio in Camden.
|Editorial area||Greater London|
|Launched||4 October 1995|
|Owner||Bauer Media Group (UK)|
|National sales||Bauer Media Group (UK)|
|Former names||Virgin 105.8|
Contact Greatest Hits Radio London
|Postal address||Academic House, |
24-28 Oval Road,
|Telephone||+44 20 7182 8000|
|Press releases firstname.lastname@example.org|
|@bauermedia (17,024 followers) compare|
|Twitter: Jobs||@BauerMediaJobs (19,925 followers) compare|
|Twitter: Newsdesk||@GHRLondonNews (213 followers) compare|
Alice Young Journalist
Andy Crane Presenter
Andy Bouglas Presenter
Arlene Stuart Presenter
Darren Proctor Presenter
Debbie Mac Presenter
Des Paul Presenter
Georgie Prodromou Westminster Correspondent
Helen Hoddinott Senior Reporter
Janice Long Presenter
Jenny Powell Presenter
Mark Goodier Presenter
Pat Sharp Presenter
Paul Gambaccini Presenter
Simon Mayo Presenter
Simon Ross Presenter
Tony Dibbin Presenter
…at Bauer Media Group (UK)
Adam Newstead Senior Executive Producer, South England & Wales
Alex Baker Creative Strategy Director
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio
Anne-Marie Lavan Group Marketing Director
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations & Group Production Director
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Frankie Bannerman Radio Account Manager
Gary Stein Group PD - Hits Radio Network
Graham Bryce Group MD - Hits Radio Network
Jo Baldwin Managing Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kate Whitehorn Creative Strategy Director
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Rob Munro-Hall Co-Lead of Publishing World-Wide
Sarah Barnes HR Director
Sarah Vickery Group Finance & Strategy Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director
Stuart McGinley Content Producer
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic
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