Capital Birmingham

Birmingham's No.1 Hit Music Station
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You can hear Capital Birmingham on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

Capital Birmingham is a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network. It broadcasts to the West Midlands from studios at Brindleyplace in Birmingham City Centre.

With the exception of weekday drivetime, all programming is from the Capital network in London.

All programming is shared with Capital East Midlands with splits for local news, travel and advertising.

Editorial areaBirmingham
FormatTop 40
Most playedTate McRae, Olivia Rodrigo, Kenya GraceRadiomonitor
Launched1 January 1995
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesChoice FM 102.2
Galaxy 102.2
102.2 Capital FM

Contact Capital Birmingham

Postal addressEleven Brindleyplace
2 Brunswick Square
B1 2LP
+44 121 695 0000
+44 121 606 5454
Official website

Social media

Twitter@CapitalOfficial (1,357,767 followers) compare
Twitter: other@capitalbrum (28,599 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@GlobalsNewsroom (5,885 followers) compare
FacebookGlobal (9,700 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

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Anita Wright Managing Director
Claire Chambers Presenter
James Daniels Deputy Managing Editor - Smooth Radio
Mel Hancock Head of News
Robert Bruce Presenter
Simon Forster Head of Creative
Tom Watts Presenter
Will Manning Presenter

…at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Andrew Bailey Managing Editor (Digital) LBC and LBC News
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ashley Bard Group Head of Brand Production
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Charlotte Sullivan Senior Broadcast Journalist - East of England
Darren Singer Chief Financial Officer
Graham Sarath Area Business Director
Greg Hughes Group Head of Programming Operations
Ian Hanson Chief Operating Officer
James Rea Director of Broadcasting
Lindsey Smith-Hume Deputy News Editor
Lord Allen of Kensington CBE Chairman
Lucinda Horsley Journalist
Mark Findlay Group Head of Music Relations
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Richard Park Senior Programming Advisor
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Stephen Clarke Broadcast Engineer
Tim John Head of Global's Newsroom
Vicky Etchells Head of Newsgathering & Factual Podcasts
Will Harding Chief Strategy Officer

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