Real Radio Yorkshire is an Independent Local Radio station that broadcasts across South and West Yorkshire, England. It is the third regional radio station within the Real Radio brand, the first being in South Wales.
The station plays music from the past 25 years to the present day with a target audience of the 30 something adult.
The station transmits from
Emley Moor on 106.2 MHz FM, which covers the majority of South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, including Leeds, York, Doncaster, Huddersfield and Rotherham. It also broadcasts from Idle on 107.6 MHz FM to Bradford and Halifax, and on 107.7 MHz FM from Tapton Hill to Sheffield.
On 25 June 2012 it was announced
Global Radio (the owner of stations such as Capital and Heart) had bought GMG Radio. The former GMG stations, including Real Radio, will continue to operate in a "hold separate" situation known as Real and Smooth Ltd. [2 ] [3 ]
managing director is Steve South.
Programming/presenters [ edit ]
Local presenters broadcast from Real Radio Yorkshire's main studios are based in
Tingley near Leeds. The majority of networked output is broadcast from Real Radio North West based in Salford Quays, Salford. [4 ] is a networked chart show and is produced by The Vodafone Big Top 40 Global Radio at their Capital studios in Leicester Square, London.
Local presenters [ edit ]
Ian Brannan (Monday–Friday drivetime)
Dave Dixon (
Real Radio Breakfast) Guy Harris (Saturday morning)
Elisa Hilton (Sunday morning)
Gayle Lofthouse (
Real Radio Breakfast)
Networked presenters [ edit ]
David Heane (Sunday–Thursday evenings, Saturday drivetime)
Marc Henry (Thursday & Friday overnights, Saturday & Sunday late nights)
Elisa Hilton (Monday–Wednesday overnights)
Jason King (Saturday & Sunday overnights)
Jo Lloyd (Friday & Saturday evenings, Sunday afternoon)
Debbie Mac (Monday–Friday afternoons)
Darren Parks (Monday–Friday mornings, Saturday afternoon)
Carl Spencer (Saturday & Sunday early breakfast)
Syndicated presenters [ edit ]
Former presenters [ edit ]
Real News team [ edit ]
Real Radio Yorkshire has their own dedicated team of broadcast journalists who produce news bulletins on weekday daytimes and weekend mornings.
At other times news bulletins are outsourced from [6 ] Sky News Radio in London.
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External links [ edit ]