Podcast: Spire FM Managing Director Ceri Hurford-Jones

Outgoing Spire FM Managing Director Ceri Hurford-Jones looks back on the last two decades running Salisbury’s local radio station ahead of his departure from UKRD next week.

RadioToday’s Stuart Clarkson and Roy Martin chat through the big industry stories of the week; and David Lloyd’s RadioMoments include 40 years of Steve Allen at LBC and radio’s coverage of the abdication in 1936.

Processing by Ian Deeley. Voiceover by Hannah Patterson. Original music by Mcasso.

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  1. Lord Reith says

    Living locally I listened to Spire FM at the beginning and always found it a unique station. Could never understand why they didn’t extend the 30 minute news segment “Spire Reports” at 06:00 across breakfast (with Chris Carnegie and a news reporter). The station seemed to segue tunes back to back and the “Gibbs Mew” challenge was initiate for a Sunday evening. Never understood why they took the GWR feed and never inserted anything In the gaps and no local news at the weekend forced me to move to BBC Wiltshire where I remain.

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