BBC Radio Jersey
|Frequency||88.8 FM, 1026 AM|
|Slogan||The sound of Jersey, and all the music you love|
|Language(s)||English, some multilingual programming|
|Format||Local news, talk and music|
|Owner||BBC Local Radio,|
BBC South West
|First air date||15 March 1982|
|Website||BBC Radio Jersey|
The station first aired on 15 March 1982, when it was opened by George Howard, the then chairman of the BBC. The first voice to be hear was that of Peter Gore who was one of the four-person start up team headed by Mike Warr. It launched from Broadcasting House, just off Rouge Bouillon in St Helier, and moved to its present premises in Parade Road in March 1994.
Roger Bara, a long-standing breakfast show presenter, retired in 2012.
As well as broadcasting on FM and AM, BBC Radio Jersey is also available via internet at BBC Radio Jersey Online.
The radio station shares premises at 18-21 Parade Road in St Helier with BBC Channel Islands television news, and BBC Jersey's online services.
The majority of the station's programming is produced and broadcast from St Helier. During off-peak hours, BBC Radio Jersey also carries regional programming for the South West and West regions, produced from sister stations BBC Radio Devon and BBC Radio Bristol.
BBC Radio Jersey also simulcasts BBC Radio 5 Live overnight. It also airs on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons on medium wave.
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