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BBC Radio Solent

The Sound of the South/The Sound of Dorset
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio Solent is the BBC Local Radio service for the Isle of Wight and the English counties of Hampshire and Dorset.Wikipedia

Editorial areaSouth & mid-Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight
FormatNews/Sport/Talk
Most playedLizzo, Harry Styles, Camila Cabello feat. Ed SheeranRadiomonitor
Audience figures262,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2021
Launched31 December 1970
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC Dorset FM (Dorset only)

Contact BBC Radio Solent

Postal addressBroadcasting House
Havelock Road
Southampton
SO14 7PW
Telephone:
reception
+44 23 8063 1311
Telephone:
studio
+44 345 303 0961
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Main emailradio.solent@bbc.co.uk
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadioSolent (65,196 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (201,660 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (131,242 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio Solent (36,567 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

BBC Radio Solent caller trends on Twitter
RadioToday - published 24 March 2020, 4.51pm gmt
BBC Radio Solent makes Christmas promo video
RadioToday - published 28 November 2017, 2.40pm gmt
Fox to present radio show
media.info - published 29 April 2015, 9.40am bst

People

Alun Newman Producer
Charlotte Foot Journalist
Daniel Baker Presenter
David Sheppard Presenter
David Allen Presenter
Ed Sherry Producer, Breakfast Show
Emily Hudson Producer, Drivetime
Jon Cuthill Presenter
Louisa Hannan Presenter
Mike Powell Presenter
Neil Sackley Presenter
Nicola Murry Head of News
Paul Miller Presenter
Rebecca Parker Senior Producer/Presenter
Sarah Miller Programme Director
Steve Harris (2) Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Tim Daykin Presenter
Tristan Pascoe Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
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

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