Key 103

Hits Radio for Manchester - will be Hits Radio from 4 June 2018
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Formerly Piccadilly Radio, Key 103 was launched on 3rd September 1988. It is part of Bauer Media Group's 'Place' radio stations, and broadcasts from Castle Quay in Manchester.

Editorial areaGreater Manchester
FormatTop 40
Most playedPortugal. The Man, Liam Payne & Rita Ora, Rudimental feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan CaplenRadiomonitor
Audience figures385,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2017
Launched2 April 1974
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesPiccadilly Radio 261
Piccadilly Radio
Piccadilly Key 103

Contact Key 103

Postal addressCastle Quay
M15 4PR
+44 161 288 5000
+44 161 288 0103
Official website

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Latest news stories

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Adam Cole Presenter
Darren Proctor Presenter
Darryl Morris Presenter
Dave Kelly Presenter
Debbie Mac Presenter
Fiona Sadler Presenter
Gemma Atkinson Presenter
Hattie Pearson Presenter
Jack Wood Presenter
John Pickford Head of News
Kate Holdsworth Journalist
Kelly Pegg Presenter
Lucy Ward Journalist
Lucy Radnor Journalist
Matt Haslam Breakfast Producer
Melissa Webster Sales Director
Michelle Ponting Journalist
Michelle Livesey Journalist
Mike Toolan Presenter
Paddy McGuinness Presenter
Paul Lockitt Journalist
Sam Jackson Director of Music
Simon Morykin Presenter
So Wright Presenter
Wes Butters Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Cat Martin Director of Communications
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
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
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Owen Ryan Bauer City Network Group Content Director
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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