- License Area
- Greater London
- 1305, 1332, 1413 MW
- Hours of Broadcast
- 24 hours a day (all locally made apart from syndicated material reflecting the character of service)
- Character of Service
- Premier is a full service of speech and music for the greater London area, which reflects and proclaims the worship, thought and action of the Christian faith.
- Chief Executive Officer
- Programme Controller
- Content Controller
- Sales Manager
Recent Programming highlights
News Bulletin Schedule
Premier broadcasts hourly news bulletins every weekday from 0700-1900 (Bank Holidays till 1400), Saturdays from 0700-1500 and Sundays from 0700-1400.
There is also an extended news bulletin every weekday (except Bank Holidays) at 1300.
These bulletins provide a mix of local, national and international stories. The news is based on a feed from Independent Radio News and supplemented with Christian stories using a wide variety of sources including church press, church headquarters and church-affiliate organisations.
The News Team
- News Editor
- Victoria Laurence
- Broadcast Journalist
- Marcus Jones
- Broadcast Journalist
- Andy Walton
Premier is committed to live programming during weekdays (0600-1900) and weekends (0800-1400).
Within these time bands there are pre-recorded programme elements, which while not reliant on the presence of a presenter, are broadcast within live programmes.
Premier produces on average 16 hours of locally produced and presented programmes both on weekdays and weekends.
You can find out more about the localness guidelines from Ofcom by visiting their website at www.ofcom.org.uk.
Premier works extensively with a large number of secular and Christian charities to help them build profile and financial support. Most significantly since May 2004 through its Charity Of The Year initiative it has worked successfully with World Vision, The Children’s Society and Open Doors.
Some of the charities Premier has worked with recently include:
- Malaria No More
- World Vision
- Open Doors
- Compassion UK
- Samaritan's Purse
- Christian Aid
- Feba Radio
Premier is committed to promoting charitable support/giving and will be working with the Charities Aid Foundation again in 2006 including £5000 giveaway for listeners’ to give to a charity of their choice.
How to complain
If you have problems with radio interference from other broadcasters, please report this to Ofcom by following the following link: http://ask.ofcom.org.uk/help/radio/pirates
If you have a general complaint write to Peter Kerridge, CEO.
If you have a complaint regarding programming then write to Charmaine Noble-Mclean, Director of Content.
If you have a complaint regarding advertising then write to Claire Southall, Sales Director.
The address to write to is:
Premier Christian Radio
22 Chapter Street
If you are not satisfied with the response you get from Premier Radio then you can contact OfCom by writing to:
2a Southwark Bridge Road
Or visit their website at www.ofcom.org.uk