The Biggest Hits, The Biggest Throwbacks
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Gem 106 is a British digital regional radio station broadcasting to the East Midlands, owned and operated by Bauer Media.

The station was formerly on FM until October 2023 and replaced with Greatest Hits Radio East Midlands.

Editorial areaEast Midlands
FormatTop 40
Most playedCalvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding, Nathan Dawe x Joel Corry x Ella Henderson, Switch Disco feat. Ella HendersonRadiomonitor
Launched23 September 1997
OwnerBauer Media Audio UK
National salesBauer Media Audio UK
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesRadio 106FM
Century 106
106 Century FM
Heart 106
Gem 106

Contact Gem

Postal addressCity Link
+44 115 910 6100
+44 845 130 0106
Official website

Social media

Twitter@PlayGemRadio (25,857 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,574 followers) compare
FacebookGem Radio (924,372 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

James Brownlow is new PD of Gem 106
Press Release - published 16 July 2015, 2.04pm bst


Bob Norman Station/Sales Director
Cat James Presenter
Chris Cotton Content Director
Iain Chambers Presenter
Jennie Longdon Presenter
Jo Russell Presenter
Sam Harper Presenter
Sparky Presenter

…at Bauer Media Audio UK

Abby Carvosso Group MD, Advertising
Adam Newstead Senior Executive Producer, South England & Wales
Alex Baker Creative Strategy Director
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio
Anne-Marie Lavan Group Marketing Director
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations & Group Production Director
Dee Ford Group Managing Director Radio
Frankie Bannerman Radio Account Manager
Gary Stein Group PD - Hits Radio Network
Graham Bryce Chief Operating Officer
James Walker Head Of Network Operations
Jo Baldwin Managing Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kate Whitehorn Creative Strategy Director
Lucie Cave Editorial Director
Matt Garforth Product Manager
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Rob Munro-Hall Co-Lead of Publishing World-Wide
Sarah Barnes HR Director
Sarah Vickery Group Finance & Strategy Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director
Stuart McGinley Content Producer
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic

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