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Planet Rock

Where Rock Lives
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

Planet Rock is a multiple Sony Award-winning national digital radio station in the United Kingdom owned by Bauer Media Group. The station broadcasts classic rock music.

The station was previously available on FM in the West Midlands until September 7th 2015, when it was replaced by Bauer's mainstream Adult Orientated Rock station Absolute Radio.

Editorial areaUK
FormatRock/Alternative
Most playedVolbeat, Kris Barras Band, Phil CampbellRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,213,000 weekly listenersRAJAR June 2019
Launched15 November 1999
OwnerBauer Media Group (UK)
National salesBauer Media Group (UK)
Members ofRadiocentre
Radiocentre
Former namesKerrang! Radio (West Midlands only)

Contact Planet Rock

Postal address1 Golden Square
London
W1F 9DJ
Telephone:
reception
+44 20 7182 8000
Telephone:
studio
+44 844 811 2211
Official website
Wikipedia
Main emailinfo@planetrock.com
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@planetrock.com

Social media

Twitter@PlanetRockRadio (91,425 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,601 followers) compare
FacebookPlanet Rock (339,060 likes) compare
TuneInPlanet-Rock (432,137 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

Absolute Radio commissions more in-house documentaries
RadioToday - published 12 August 2018, 4.03pm edt
Planet Rock celebrates 18 years of radio
RadioToday - published 16 November 2017, 5.24am est

People

Alex Baker Presenter
Alice Cooper Presenter
Andy Shier Presenter
Bernard Doherty Presenter
Darren Redick Presenter & Producer
Dave Myers Presenter
James Green Producer
James Pllu Programme Manager
Joe Elliott Presenter
John Pickford Head of News
Louise Molony Producer
Loz Guest Head of Music
Mark Jeeves Presenter
Murray J Presenter
Paul Anthony Presenter
Peter Fletcher Head of Engineering
Phil Alexander Presenter
Ric Blaxill Programme Director
Si King Presenter
Steve Parkinson Managing Director
Wyatt Wendels 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
Matt Rockley Engineer
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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