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News UK announces Times Radio launch date

The new national DAB station begins broadcasting on Monday 29th June. 

At 6am on Monday 29 June Times Radio will launch with a stellar line-up of presenters. 

In addition to those who have already been announced, presenters includes Mariella Frostrup, Phil Williams, Carole Walker, Giles Coren, Hugo Rifkind, Amber Rudd, her daughter Flora Gill and Lord Digby Jones. For a full overview, click here.

The new national digital news radio station will bring together the journalistic expertise of The Times and The Sunday Times together with the world-class speech radio and podcasting experience of Wireless, the company behind talkSPORT, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio. 

Names already announced for the station include Aasmah Mir and Stig Abell, Luke Jones and Jenny Kleeman, Matt Chorley, John Pienaar, Cathy Newman and Michael Portillo.

Times Radio will broadcast on DAB, online and via app and smart speakers. The station will be ad break free, with commercial opportunities for sponsors across the schedule.

Source: News UK

by Hannah Ohm Thomas 02/06/20

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