Metro Radio

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Facts and stats

Metro Radio is an independent local radio station based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and broadcasting to Tyne and Wear, County Durham and Northumberland.Wikipedia

Editorial areaTyneside, Wearside, Northumberland and County Durham
FormatContemporary hit radioFreebase
Most playedCalvin Harris & Sam Smith, Sam Smith & Normani, Ava MaxRadiomonitor
Audience figures278,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2018
Launched15 July 1974
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesMetro FM

Contact Metro Radio

Postal address55 Degrees North
Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
+44 191 230 6100
+44 191 488 3188
Official website

Social media

Twitter@metroradiouk (70,655 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@MetroRadioNews (27,810 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,556 followers) compare
FacebookMetro Radio (98,159 likes) compare
TuneInMetro-Radio-971 (62,186 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

VOX Awards 2017 – the full winners list
RadioToday - published 7 June 2017, 6.48am edt


Alan Robson Presenter
Brian Moore Presenter
Chris Pegg Programme Director
Chris Felton Producer
Dan Black Presenter
Jonny Chambers Presenter
Karen Wight Presenter
Kenny Dick Presenter
Mark Cliffe Producer, Breakfast Show
Matthew Bromham Sales Director
Micky Welch Journalist
Ruth Aiken Journalist
Sam Jackson Director of Music
Sharron Dennis Head of Production
Sophie Calvert Journalist
Steve Furnell Presenter
Stu Smith Presenter
Stuart Elmore Presenter
Tom Haynes Deputy Programme Director
Wayne Tunnicliffe Presenter

…at Bauer Media Group (UK)

Abby Carvosso Group Managing Director Bauer Media Advertising
Alex Baker Editorial Director Bauer Adventure
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio Network
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations Director / Group Production Director - Bauer City Network
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
Gary Stein Group Programme Director Hits Radio Network
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
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Lucy Dunn Editorial Director Magazine Media Adventure
Lucy Banks Executive Creative Director
Matt Rockley Engineer
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
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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