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About Radio Jersey

What is BBC Radio Jersey?

BBC Radio Jersey is the BBC's local radio station covering the Bailiwick of Jersey. It broadcasts a mix of local news, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the island.

What is the remit of BBC Radio Jersey?

The station offers a range of news and information about the island along with national and international news. The programmes range from three hours of news and local views on the weekday breakfast show “Good Morning Jersey” ,the best music and big-name stars in “Gillham Gold”, through to an afternoon mix of local people and places of interest.

BBC Radio Jersey reflects local sport with rugby commentaries on every Jersey RFC game, plus reports on a range of other sporting activities. If it's happening in the island you're bound to hear about it on one of our programmes.

Although most listeners are over 50, the station aims to appeal to anyone who is interested in the editorial area. There is more information about the remit of local radio here.

If you wish to comment further on the remit of BBC local radio, you can contact BBC Feedback or BBC Complaints.

History of BBC Radio Jersey

BBC Radio Jersey was launched on March 15th 1982 and was one of a new wave of BBC local radio stations serving distinct communities across the British Isles. It wasn’t long before the station developed a large and loyal following which it still enjoys. The style and sound of the station has changed over the years, but bringing you the latest local news and holding the island’s decision-makers to account remains at the heart of all we do. Presenters still synonymous with the station include Roger Bara, Fiona Spurr, Murray Norton and the late John Uphoff.

How to listen

88.8FM & 1026MW

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Breaking news, story ideas or general enquiries:

Main switchboard: 01534 870000

Studio: 0808 100 9 88 8

News desk: 01534 837260 (out of hours answerphone)



WhatsApp: You can message us on 08000 321 333 starting your message with “Jersey".