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Greatest Hits Radio West Midlands

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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 areaWest Midlands
FormatOldies
Most playedWhitney Houston, Tiffany, Curtis MayfieldRadiomonitor
Launched4 April 1989
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former names1152 Xtra AM
Capital Gold
Mercia Sound
Xtra AM 1359
Mercia Classic Gold 1359
Classic Gold 1359
WABC
Nice & Easy Radio WABC
Beacon Radio
Classic Gold WABC
Classic Gold 990/1017
Gold (Midlands)
Free Radio 80s

Contact Greatest Hits Radio West Midlands

Postal addressNine Brindley Place
4 Oozells Square
Birmingham
B1 2DJ
Telephone:
reception
+44 121 566 5200
Telephone:
studio
+44 330 660 0999
Official website
Wikipedia
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@freeradio.co.uk

Social media

Twitter: Newsdesk@freeradionews (9,458 followers) compare
Twitter@FreeRadio80s (1,156 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,660 followers) compare
FacebookFree Radio (175,090 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

Christmas will be Free this year: Free Radio 80s goes Xmassy
Press Release - published 14 November 2014, 5.36am est

People

Phil Ray Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group MD, Advertising
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
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic

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