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LBC and Heart run Against Hate campaign on-air

Nationwide is joining forces with LBC and Heart to continue the #TogetherAgainstHate campaign. Created by Wavemaker, this latest part of the campaign will involve three weeks of activity on LBC and Heart starting this week. Throughout this week, LBC will run a special report where guests will be interviewed during Shelagh Fogarty’s show weekdays 1pm – 4pm to discuss different topics around online hate.

Publication date: 13.09.2018

Eddie Mair to host the Drivetime show on LBC

Eddie Mair will take over the Drivetime show on LBC starting on September 3rd, replacing Iain Dale. The former Radio 4 PM host will be on-air for two hours, from 4pm till 6pm weekdays, as part of a revamped schedule, putting him up against his former BBC slot. Eddie announced he was leaving the BBC last month, with Global announcing the next day that he will be joining LBC.

Publication date: 28.08.2018

Ian Collins leaves LBC after five years on-air

Late night presenter Ian Collins has left LBC to take some time off, just days before Eddie Mair is due to join the station. In a video posted on social, Ian confirms the reason for his sudden departure. “By the time you see this I will have left LBC after five years, I’ve done my very last late show." “There’s no conspiracy, I’ve not died or been fired, this is just about...

Publication date: 24.08.2018

RAJAR Q2 2018: London and national brands update

Kiss has taken over from Capital as the biggest commercial radio station in London in the latest Q2/2018 RAJAR listening figures. Capital’s audience in the capital is down 10.8% year on year to 2.063m, while Kiss has had a great quarter, hitting 2.087m weekly listeners – 24,000 more than its rival. In third place is Magic (1.667m), which leapfrogs rival Heart this quarter (1.404m). LBC is in fifth on reach with 1.280m listeners in the capital (down 9.3% year on year).

Publication date: 02.08.2018

Ofcom calls LBC meeting after Farage complaint

Ofcom has requested a meeting with LBC managers to discuss its compliance processes after it rejected a complaint about Nigel Farage. The presenter, who is on-air Monday to Thursday 7pm till 8pm, attracted a complaint from a listener after giving out five statistics regarding Brexit during his show on 3rd October 2017.

Publication date: 17.07.2018

Eddie Mair confirmed for LBC from September

LBC has confirmed it’s hired Radio 4 PM presenter Eddie Mair to do a new show on the commercial station from September. It follows his news yesterday that he was leaving the BBC after more than 30 years. The Global station hasn’t yet said which programme Eddie will be presenting, but says it will announce more details over the next few weeks. Eddie says: “LBC has established itself as a ground-breaking broadcaster...

Publication date: 02.07.2018