Virgin Radio UK

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British radio stations

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Facts and stats

Virgin Radio UK, in this incarnation, is a new DAB Digital Radio service which launched at the end of March 2016. The UK's original Virgin Radio changed name to Absolute Radio in 2008.

Virgin Radio also exists in many other places in the world, including Italy, Canada, Turkey, Dubai and Bangkok. Outside of the UK the Virgin Radio brand is a top40 station; inside the UK, it's more famous for guitar-based music.

Virgin Radio operates on a brand licensing basis with Virgin Enterprises, Sir Richard Branson's company. The UK service is owned by Wireless Group plc, which is part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. There's no business relationship between the many Virgin Radio stations in the world.

The headquarters of Virgin Radio International, the company that looks after Virgin Radio worldwide, is in Sydney, Australia.

Editorial areaUK
Audience figures556,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched30 March 2016
OwnerWireless Group
National salestalkSPORT

Contact Virgin Radio UK

Postal address18 Hatfields
Telephone+44 333 003 3300
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

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Alex Dibble Journalist
Amy Voce Presenter
Ben Jones Presenter
Christian Williams Presenter
David Brain Daytime Producer
Eddy Temple Morris Presenter
Jamie East Presenter
Jon Jackson Presenter
Kate Lawler Presenter
Matt Richardson Presenter
Max Levine Asst Producer
Mike Cass Content Controller
Sam Pinkham Presenter
Tim Cocker Presenter

…at Wireless Group

Andy Parry Digital Content Manager
Francis Currie Group Content Director - Music Radio
Iain Fowler Director of Local Radio
Jimmy Buckland Director of Strategy
Liam Fisher Director of National Radio
Scott Taunton Chief Executive Officer
Terry Underhill ILR Group Programme Director

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