BBC Radio WM

The Sound of Birmingham and The Black Country
British radio stations

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BBC WM 95.6 is the BBC Local Radio service for the West Midlands, South Staffordshire, north Worcestershire and north Warwickshire.

Editorial areaBirmingham and Black Country
Most playedLewis Capaldi, Taylor Swift, PinkRadiomonitor
Launched9 November 1970
Former namesBBC Radio Birmingham
BBC Radio 206
BBC Radio WM
BBC WM 95.6

Contact BBC Radio WM

Postal addressThe Mailbox
B1 1RF
+44 121 567 6767
+44 808 100 9956
Official website

Social media

Twitter@bbcwm (67,570 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (210,697 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (130,762 followers) compare
FacebookBBC WM 95.6FM (32,183 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

BBC WM's Ed Doolan has dementia - published 29 January 2015, 10.55am gmt


Adam Pinder-Smith Producer
Adrian Goldberg Presenter
Alex Noble Presenter - Introducing
Andrew Walters Head of Engineering
Andy Swift Producer
Brett Berks Producer
Caroline Martin Presenter
Catherine Lund Producer
Charlotte Harriman Journalist
Chris Blakemore News Editor
Craig Lewis Social Media Journalist
Danny Kelly Presenter
Daz Hale Presenter
Elise Evans Presenter
Henry Liston Presenter
Jack Parker Presenter
James Fanning Journalist
John Fox Presenter
John Platt Sports journalist
Karen Sault Broadcast Assistant
Kathryn Stanczyszyn Political Journalist
Laura Chiverton Producer
Leona Smart Journalist
Lisa Smith Breakfast Producer
Liz Gameson Producer
Louise Hancock Journalist
Marcia Dale Administrator
Mark Newman Station Sound Producer
Matthew Mitchell Breakfast Producer
Mike Taylor Sports journalist
Mollie Green Presenter
Natalie Graham Presenter
Nikki Tapper Presenter
Nina Lammiman Assistant Editor
Paul Franks Presenter
Pete Waterman Presenter
Rakeem Omar Presenter
Richard Wilford Presenter
Richie Anderson Presenter
Rob Mayor Political Journalist
Rob Trigg Journalist
Rob Gurney Sports journalist
Rupert Upshon Assistant Editor
Russell Truran Journalist
Shay Grewal Presenter
Steve Herman Journalist
Sunny Grewal Presenter
Tom Marlow Sports journalist

…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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