BBC Radio 6 Music

The Best Music Beyond The Mainstream
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BBC Radio 6 Music is one of the BBC's digital radio stations. It was known officially as BBC 6 Music from its launch on 11 March 2002 until April 2011. 6 Music was the first national music radio station to be launched by the BBC in 32 years.Wikipedia

Editorial areaUK
Launched11 March 2002
Former namesBBC 6 Music

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Postal addressWogan House
99 Great Portland Street
Official website

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Abbie McCarthy Assistant Producer
Al Booth Editor of Specialist Music
Amy Lamé Presenter
Bob Shennan Controller
Brett Spencer Head of Digital
Cerys Matthews Presenter
Chris Hawkins Presenter
Cillian Murphy Presenter
Craig Charles Presenter
Dan Morris Senior Technical Producer
Don Letts Presenter
Gideon Coe Presenter
Gilles Peterson Presenter
Guy Garvey Presenter
Huey Presenter
Iggy Pop Presenter
Jamz Supernova Presenter
Jeff Smith Head of Music
Lauren Laverne Presenter
Marc Riley Presenter
Mark Radcliffe Presenter
Mary Anne Hobbs Presenter
Steve Lamacq Presenter
Stuart Maconie Presenter
The Blessed Madonna Presenter
Tom Robinson Presenter
Tom Ravenscroft Presenter

…at BBC

Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Beth Parsons Broadcast Journalist, BBC Look North Yorkshire
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios
Tom Glenwright Producer

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