UTV appoints Head of News for local radio
Juice FM’s Head of News Chris Chambers has been promoted to Head of News across UTV Media’s network of 13 local radio stations.
He’ll take up his new duties from February 1st.
Iain Fowler, Director of Local Radio for UTV Media (GB), said: “News and sport is a vital part of our radio business and Chris will help to shape both our on air and digital strategies, so that we continue to be a destination for credible and local news.”
Chris Chambers: “I’m looking forward to extending my current role and making sure that the news output across UTV continues to be the best for the different local areas.”
UTV Media (GB)’s local stations are Juice FM in Liverpool, The Pulse 1 and 2 in Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale, Signal 1 and 2 Staffordshire and Cheshire, Swansea Sound and The Wave in South Wales, Peak FM in North Derbyshire, Radio wave in Blackpool, Tower FM in Bolton and Bury, Wire FM in Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn, Wish FM in Wigan and St Helens, and Signal 107 in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Kidderminster.