Ray Rose takes on Magic AM evening show
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Ray Rose takes on Magic AM evening show

Presenter Ray Rose has been appointed as network evening show presenter on the Magic AM stations across the North of England.

He’ll be on-air from Newcastle between 6pm and 10pm Monday to Friday replacing Steve Coleman, along with a specialist 60s music show on a Sunday afternoon.

Ray comes from Cheshire and has worked in radio for 27 years including time presenting on Marcher Sound/MFM/Classic Gold, Sunset 102, JFM/Jazz FM, BBC Manchester & Smooth Radio.

Ray said: “I am delighted to be the new evening show host on the Magic Network as there are very exciting times ahead for the service. I believe Magic delivers the best adult music promise and lifestyle empathy for the over 45s on UK commercial radio.”

Magic Network programme controller Chris Pegg said: “Ray is an experienced and talented broadcaster. His warm presenting style is unique, and we’ve had some very positive feedback from listeners from the short amount of cover work he has done for us. I believe his knowledge of artists and their music from the 60s and 70s is unrivalled by any presenter.

“All the network presenting team are looking forward to Ray joining us and adding to the strength of the line-up.”

0 10 2751 03 January, 2013 Station News Thursday, January 3rd, 2013


  1. Fanny Bhatta

    That’s a shame. Rose isn’t very good. Steve Coleman is great though. A quality presenter even going back to his days on Metro FM breakfast donkeys years ago.

    1. Pam Eastwood

      Rosie IS exceedingly good, even better than Mr Kipling’s cakes… ever since his days on Marcher and MFM years ago. And what he doesn’t know about music, isn’t worth knowing.


    ray is a fantastic broadcaster,his knowledge of music and record labels is unbeliavable,he is so funny and really interesting to listen to,good luck to ray with his new show on magic…6pm to 10pm

  3. Dai Hughes

    Ray Rose is one of the most talented and engaging radio presenters in the UK. Congrats to him and whoever gave him the job.

  4. Dave Lang aka SPIKE

    Ray has a great knowledge of good music, both past and present. We need more people like Ray Rose, Does he ever go home? He’s always on the airways , ha ha Well in mate !

  5. gill

    Hey ray u must remember us lot from rainhill …caz…phil …gill …graham …hully .and the rest !! Wow chester tiffs every weekend and we even slept in our cars just to here your music !!! Would love to know wat yur up 2 these days. All my love gill xxx

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