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has hired classical music star Katherine Jenkins to host a new 12-part Sunday evening show, starting in June.
Former BBC Radio 4 announcer Charlotte Green in joining Classic FM to host a new two hour weekly Sunday programme starting next month.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is to host the two-hour special Easter Sunday breakfast programme on Classic FM.
Classic FM has launched a new partnership with Cancer Research UK to create a brand new piece of music to raise money.
Television presenter Aled Jones is joining Classic FM to host a new Sunday morning show, prompting a weekend schedule shuffle at the station.
Capital Breakfast remains the most listened to commercial breakfast show in London, despite losing listeners quarter on quarter and year on year.
Classic FM Managing Director Darren Henley has been awarded an OBE for services to Music, in the 2013 New Year Honours.
A number of special programmes will feature on Classic FM this Christmas including a three hour show with Katherine Jenkins.
’s LBC has recorded its highest listening figure since 1994 as 1.17 million people tune in each week across the country.
As part of its 20th birthday celebrations, presenter Tim Lihoreau has interviewed David Arnold – composer of the station’s jingle package and melody which is still on-air today.
This month sees the 20th anniversary of the launch of’s national classical music station, Classic FM. Managing Director Darren Henley looks back for Radio Today.
There’s a headline we didn’t think we’d ever write at Radio Today, but it’s all true. Check out the video created for the station’s 20th.
’s Classic FM has announced the results of its annual poll to find the nation’s favourite movie scores.
has won seven out of their 15 Arqiva Award nominations, plus a Gold Award for Classic FM.
Global’s newly acquired group(Global Radio Stations LTD) won three, as did and JACK fm Oxfordshire.
Tim Lihoreau has taken over as the new presenter of Classic FM’s More Music Breakfast.
He’s replaced Mark Forrest who has since turned up on’s new purchase Smooth Radio covering weekend programmes.
The UK’s first national commercial radio station turns 20 this September and is celebrating with a special concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
The evening will be broadcast live with hosts John Suchet and Margherita Taylor.
The UK’s only national FM radio station, Classic FM, has launched a new website, which it claims will become the ‘world’s biggest online classical music destination’.
Thestation is celebrating its 20th anniversary later this year.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, together with Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, is launching its first international radio broadcast partnership with Classic FM.
The agreement includes a new and exclusive 14-part concert series – “Live with the LA Phil” – to be broadcast on Classic FM every Friday evening
has 15 nominations for this year’s Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards, including seven for Capital FM which goes up against and ’s Radio City 96.7 for Station of the Year.
has 13 nominations and Absolute has 11, while receives seven nominations.
Classic FM has announced the signing of broadcaster and journalist Joan Bakewell to present a series of three Sunday night programmes.
Starting this weekend, ‘Joan Bakewell’s Lovers’ will air in the 9pm slot and explore the love lives of classical music’s great composers and performers.
has announced the appointment of Martin Plant as its new Commercial Trading Director.
Plant – who has most recently been working for Virgin Media’s ad sales house ‘ids’ – will join the UK’s biggest commercial radio group from 1st May.
news teams and reporters have received 8 nominations for this year’s commercial radio news awards.
It comes just a fortnight after the group announced plans to scale back its news operation with redundancies likely across their regional stations.
has announced a major sponsorship deal with newspaper group News International.
It sees The Sun partner with Capital Breakfast across the UK as well as Heart’s Club Classics show, while The Times and Sunday Times will be promoted via Classic FM Breakfast and LBC.
National radio station Classic FM raised almost £220,000 in 2011 to help fund music therapy for vulnerable children.
Thebrand partnered Nordoff Robbins for the charity appeal, which culminated in a month of special programmes during December.
Classic FM is bringing its popular Classic FM Live concert to the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff for the very first time, on Monday 12th March 2012.
It’s part of the station’s 20th Anniversary celebrations hosted by Classic FM presenters John Suchet and Margherita Taylor.
’s national station Classic FM has announced details of its Christmas Appeal, which will raise money for music therapy for vulnerable children.
Partnering with music charity Nordoff Robbins, the classical station’s appeal runs throughout December and will culminate with a fundraising week in the days leading up to Christmas.
Former Radio 2 presenter Alan Titchmarsh is joining’s Classic FM to host a new Saturday morning show starting in the New Year.
Titchmarsh left the BBC at the end of August after four and half years when his Sunday evening ‘Melodies for You’ programme was scrapped.
Capital and Heart ownershave announced plans for a new website which will offer daily deals to its listeners.
The ‘welovelocal.com’ site is going live in Birmingham initially before its rolled out to a further 20 areas of the UK next year and supported by the group’s seven radio brands.
Classic FM’s John Suchet paid a visit to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home yesterday to meet some four-legged listeners.
The animal charity is teaming up with the station to raise money for new stereos, so that the Home’s 500 homeless hounds can listen to the station.
Classic FM has announced details of an exclusive interview with Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney.
The show, due to air next month on thenational station, will also feature the first full-length broadcast of his latest classical music work, the ballet score Ocean’s Kingdom.