107.3 Radio Exe

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Radio Exe
Exe Radio Logo.png
CityExeter
Broadcast areaExeter, Devon
Branding107.3 Radio Exe
Frequency107.3 FM
First air date18 February 2008 (as Exeter FM), 10 January 2012 (as Radio Exe)
FormatAll-time favourites, easy listening, local
Language(s)English
OwnerExe Broadcasting Limited (100%)
WebsiteRadio Exe

Radio Exe (formerly Exeter FM) is an independent locally owned radio station based in Exeter in Devon.[1]

About[edit]

Radio Exe is a locally focused radio station for Exeter and the surrounding area that is designed to appeal to a broad range of adult listeners, particularly those aged 35–54, with a full service of comprehensive news and local information, engaging speech features and conversation and a wide variety of music from the 60s to the present day.[2]

History[edit]

Exeter FM launched on 18 February 2008 as part of the London-based Sunrise Radio Group.

In June 2011, the station was taken over by Exe Broadcasting Ltd, a new company owned by local broadcasters Paul Nero and Mark Tyler.

The re-branded Radio Exe began broadcasting on Tuesday 10 January 2012 at 7:55 am, when breakfast presenter Ben Clark played Billy Joel’s River of Dreams.

In August 2016, Devon Radio Ltd, owned fully by Celador Radio sold their 40% share in Radio Exe. This also lead to the resignation of Paul Smith CBE, a director of the station who is also the Chairman of Celador resulting in the station becoming 100% locally controlled and owned.[3]

Notable presenters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 107.3 FM Radio Exe
  2. ^ "ofcom.org.uk" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Celador sells 40% shareholding in Radio Exe". Retrieved 4 September 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°41′56″N 3°31′30″W / 50.699°N 3.525°W / 50.699; -3.525