LBC News

Where The News Never Stops
British radio stations

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You can hear LBC News on AM, DAB Digital Radio, Radioplayer UK, Sky, Virgin Media and online

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LBC News is a dynamic 24/7 digital news service and rolling-news radio station from Global, one of the world’s leading Media & Entertainment groups.

With the strap line “Where The News Never Stops”, it provides the latest UK and world news, exclusive video journalism, political analysis, travel, weather and tech across its digital platforms – online at, on social media @lbcnews and on-air on DAB digital radio (D1/London 2) and on Global Player.

Newsgathering is powered by a team of 140 digital and broadcast journalists, based in 13 newsrooms across the UK and further supported by content from PA Media.

Editorial areaUK
Launched5 October 1994
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesNews Direct
ITN News Direct
London News 97.3
News 97.3
LBC News 1152
LBC London News

Contact LBC News

Postal address30 Leicester Square
Telephone+44 20 7766 6973
Official website

Social media

Twitter@LBCNews (112,598 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@GlobalsNewsroom (5,885 followers) compare
FacebookGlobal (9,700 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

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Adrian Bodenham Engineer
Alex Jones Broadcast Engineer
Ann-Marie Walsh Travel Presenter
Caroline Rundell Presenter
Charlie Girling Entertainment Editor
Chris Golds Presenter
David Domb Presenter/Journalist
EJ Ward Senior Editor
Ian Payne Presenter
Jim Diamond Presenter
Lindsey Smith-Hume Editor, Breakfast
Lisa Aziz Presenter
Louise Gookey Travel Presenter
Mark Randall Producer
Martin Stanford Presenter
Philip Chryssikos Presenter
Rachel Gerrish Journalist/Presenter
Sunta Templeton Presenter
Tim John Managing Editor
Vicky Etchells Head of Newsgathering

…at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Andrew Bailey Managing Editor (Digital) LBC and LBC News
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ashley Bard Group Head of Brand Production
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Charlotte Sullivan Senior Broadcast Journalist - East of England
Darren Singer Chief Financial Officer
Graham Sarath Area Business Director
Greg Hughes Group Head of Programming Operations
Ian Hanson Chief Operating Officer
James Rea Director of Broadcasting
Lindsey Smith-Hume Deputy News Editor
Lord Allen of Kensington CBE Chairman
Lucinda Horsley Journalist
Mark Findlay Group Head of Music Relations
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Richard Park Senior Programming Advisor
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Stephen Clarke Broadcast Engineer
Tim John Head of Global's Newsroom
Vicky Etchells Head of Newsgathering & Factual Podcasts
Will Harding Chief Strategy Officer

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