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20 August 2020

Hits Radio Brand Network confirms senior restructure ahead of September relaunch

Bauer Media is today announcing appointments in regional sales, station leadership and creative development to the Hits Radio Brand Network ahead of its expansion on the 1st of September.

The new senior roles, and existing regional roles, confirmed in the structure include:


  • Group Sales Director, North East and CFM – Andy Amesbury
  • Station Director, Pirate FM – Mark Peters
  • Station Director, Lincs FM – Keith Briggs
  • Station Director, Swansea Sound – Kath Lord Green
  • Regional Commercial Director – South and MD Wave 105 – Martin Ball
  • Sales Director, Leeds – Martin Smith
  • Group Sales Director, East Yorkshire – Sam Earnshaw
  • Group Sales Director, North Yorkshire – Roger Cutsforth
  • Regional Sales Director, North/East Yorkshire, North East/CFM – Iain Fowler
  • Head of Creative – David Monk


  • Content Director, Lincs FM – Rob Wagstaff
  • Regional Content Director, South – Andy Shier


  • Head of Digital News – Chris Maskery

Graham Bryce, Group Managing Director – Hits Radio Brand Network, said, “We’re pleased to have such a strong team in place as we embark on our next chapter and proud of the exceptional talent we have been able to appoint into senior roles from the acquired businesses.”

“Sadly, a number of valued colleagues will be leaving us as a result of these changes through no fault of their own – they have excelled during the toughest of times. I’d like to praise those individuals for the contribution they have made – to their local communities, to listeners, to the radio industry and to our business. Their passion and commitment over the years has been greatly valued. We have had to make some tremendously difficult decisions, in a difficult environment, to equip our business for the future.

“On behalf of listeners and the whole Bauer team, we’d like to sincerely thank those leaving for their hard work and professionalism, their contribution to the business has been outstanding and provides the foundation from which we can grow the network going forward.”

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About Bauer Media Audio

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-six million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries – the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia – BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF

For further press information, please contact: 

Cat Martin – Communications Director, Bauer Media Audio – 07932 746363

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