BBC Radio Jersey
|Slogan||Loving where we live|
|Frequency||88.8 FM, 1026 AM|
|First air date||15 March 1982|
|Format||Local news, talk and music|
|Language(s)||English, some multilingual programming|
|Owner||BBC Local Radio,
BBC South West
|Website||BBC Radio Jersey|
The station first aired on 15 March 1982, when it was opened by George Howard, the then chairman of the BBC. The first voice to be hear was that of Peter Gore who was one of the four-person start up team headed by Mike Warr. It launched from Broadcasting House, just off Rouge Bouillon in St Helier, and moved to its present premises in Parade Road in March 1994.
Roger Bara, a long-standing breakfast show presenter, retired in 2012.
As well as broadcasting on FM and AM, BBC Radio Jersey is also available via internet at BBC Radio Jersey Online.
The radio station shares premises at 18-21 Parade Road in St Helier with BBC Channel Islands television news, and BBC Jersey's online services.
The majority of the station's programming is produced and broadcast from St Helier. During off-peak hours, BBC Radio Jersey also carries regional programming for the South West and West regions, produced from sister stations BBC Radio Devon and BBC Radio Bristol.
As with all BBC Local Radio stations, it also airs the networked weekday evening shows, originating from BBC Radio Leeds and produced independently by Wire Free Productions.
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