BBC Radio Kent

The Sound of Kent
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BBC Radio Kent is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Kent and the border areas of the London Boroughs of Bromley and Bexley, providing local news, talk and music.

The station is based in Tunbridge Wells and shares facilities with the regional news magazine BBC South East Today.

Editorial areaKent
Most playedJoy Crookes, Ed Sheeran, ABBARadiomonitor
Audience figures219,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched18 December 1970
Former namesBBC Radio Medway

Contact BBC Radio Kent

Postal addressThe Great Hall
Mount Pleasant Road
Tunbridge Wells
+44 1892 670000
+44 345 981 1111
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadioKent (67,244 followers) compare
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Latest news stories

James Whale leaves BBC Radio Kent weekends
RadioToday - published 11 August 2017, 7.41pm bst


Abbie McCarthy Presenter
Andy Garland Presenter
Angela Rennells Presenter
Anna Cookson Presenter
Anna Louise Walter Presenter
Bill Rennells Presenter
Caroline Revell Journalist
Claire Tiptaft Producer
Daryl Denham Presenter
Dominic King Presenter
Erika North Presenter
Gordon Davidson Managing Editor
Holly Keogh Journalist
John Warnett Presenter
Jon Holmes Presenter
Laura Earl Producer
Lauren Troup Journalist
Libby Sutcliffe News Editor
Lynn Wallis-Eade Presenter
Mark Punter Presenter
Martin Buchanan Presenter
Matt Davison Presenter
Mike Ziolek Presenter
Pat Marsh Presenter
Paul Harris (1) Presenter
Paul James (1) Presenter
Phil Harrison Presenter
Ray Clark Presenter
Roger Day Presenter
Simon Evans Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steve N Allen Presenter
Steve Ladner Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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