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The Hits Radio


The Hits Radio

The Hits Radio
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Slogan More Hit Music
Frequency DAB:
11B (Humberside, Liverpool, Teesside)
11C (Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, South Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear)
12A (Lancashire)
12C (London)
12D (Edinburgh, Leeds)
Freeview: 711
First air date 2003
Format Contemporary pop music
Audience share 0.3% (June 2013, RAJAR)
Owner Bauer Radio
Sister stations Kerrang Radio
Heat Radio
Smash Hits Radio
Planet Rock

The Hits Radio is a popular mainstream music channel operated by Bauer Media. The Station forms part of the Bauer Passion Portfolio. It is the biggest digital commercial radio station in Europe.

The station presents a mix of music genres along with chat and regular news updates. It has the same logo identity as the former The Hits television channel.

The station broadcasts from Manchester with a line up of young presenting talent and established presenters from various stations within Bauer Radio's Bauer Place & Passion stations.


  • Programming 1
    • The Hits Radio Presenters 1.1
    • Network Presenters 1.2
    • News Team 1.3
  • References 2
  • External links 3


The current schedule is:[1]

The Hits Radio Presenters

  • Darryl Morris (Weekday Breakfast 07:00-10:00)
  • Michael Blades (Weekdays 10:00-14:00 & Sunday 10:00-13:00 )
  • Listener Playlist (Weekdays 14:00-15:00)
  • Oliva Jones (Weekdays 15:00-19:00)
  • Maxwell Smalley (cover)
  • Elliott Holman (Saturday & Sunday 07:00-10:00)
  • Danny Mylo (Monday-Thursday 22:00-00:00 & Saturday 14:00-18:00)
  • Luke Franks (Sunday 22:00-00:00)
  • James Everton (The Hit Mix Saturdays 18:00-22:00)
  • Scott Clarke (Saturday 10:00-14:00)
  • Richie Pearson (Sunday 13:00-16:00)
  • Connor Phillips (Cover)

Network Presenters

News Team

  • Aileen O'Sullivan (Breakfast Reader)
  • Alex Darby (Afternoon Reader)
  • John Pickford (Head of News)


  1. ^ On Air - Station Schedule The Hits Radio

External links

  • Official website
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