BBC Radio Manchester

The Sound of Manchester & All The Music You love
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Facts and stats

BBC Radio Manchester is a local radio station for Greater Manchester and North-East Cheshire and is part of the BBC Local Radio network in England.

Editorial areaGreater Manchester
Most playedNoah Kahan, Teddy Swims, Lewis CapaldiRadiomonitor
Launched10 September 1970
Former namesBBC GMR

Contact BBC Radio Manchester

Postal addressQuay House
M50 2QH
+44 161 335 6000
+44 161 228 2255
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadioManc (152,542 followers) compare
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Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (129,439 followers) compare
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Latest news stories

Key 103 joins Arena Attack commemorations
RadioToday - published 8 May 2018, 6.04am bst
Radio Manchester marks Arena attack 1 year on
RadioToday - published 9 April 2018, 10.20am bst
BBC Radio Manchester wins Jerusalem Award
RadioToday - published 27 October 2017, 7.30am bst
#RAJAR - Record Audiences for BBC Radio Manchester
Press Release - published 9 February 2017, 2.18am gmt
#RAJAR - BBC Radio Manchester hits three year high
Press Release - published 29 October 2015, 12.01am gmt


Adam Catterall Presenter
Allan Beswick Presenter
Becky Want Presenter
Clint Boon Presenter
Eamon O'Neal Presenter
Jack Dearden Presenter
Jimmy Wagg Presenter
Justin Moorhouse Presenter
Karen Gabay Presenter
Kate Squire Managing Editor
Kate West Journalist
Lawrence Mann Presenter
Liam Bradford Presenter
Mark Forrest Presenter
Mark Crossley Presenter
Michelle Adamson Presenter
Michelle Daniel Head of News
Mike Sweeney Presenter
Mike Shaft Presenter
Natalie Pike Presenter
Paul Lockitt Journalist
Phil Trow Presenter
Richard Searling Presenter
Sanny Rudravajhala Broadcast Journalist / Presenter / Reporter
Sarah Collins Sports Editor
Sarah Collins Sports Editor
Shourjo Sarkar Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steve Saul Presenter
Steve Wyeth 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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