Greatest Hits Radio West Midlands
The Good Times Sound Like This
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Greatest Hits Radio West Midlands is a regional classic hits radio station for the West Midlands.
The station was known as Free Radio 80s and previously Gold and other local brands on AM such as Xtra AM in Birmingham and Coventry.
The station as Free Radio 80s closed and flipped to 105.2 FM, which was previously the home of Kerrang! Radio, Planet Rock and Absolute Radio before becoming Greatest Hits Radio in 2019.
|Editorial area||West Midlands|
|Most played||Earth, Wind & Fire, O'Jays, The, Whitney HoustonRadiomonitor|
|Launched||4 April 1989|
|Owner||Bauer Media Group (UK)|
|National sales||Bauer Media Group (UK)|
|Former names||1152 Xtra AM|
Xtra AM 1359
Mercia Classic Gold 1359
Classic Gold 1359
Nice & Easy Radio WABC
Classic Gold WABC
Classic Gold 990/1017
Free Radio 80s
Contact Greatest Hits Radio West Midlands
|Postal address||Nine Brindley Place, |
4 Oozells Square,
|+44 121 566 5200|
|+44 330 660 0999|
|Twitter: Newsdesk||@freeradionews (9,511 followers) compare|
|@FreeRadio80s (1,156 followers) compare|
|Twitter: Jobs||@BauerMediaJobs (19,876 followers) compare|
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Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.
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…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 Managering 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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