- Magic 1161
Magic 1161 Broadcast area East Riding of Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire Frequency 1161 kHz First air date 12 February 1997 Format Oldies Audience share 4.6% (March 2011, ) Transmitter coordinates Coordinates: Owner Bauer Radio
This station was formed when Viking Radio split its 1161 (originally said "Double-One-Six-One) medium wave frequency from its FM service in 1988. It has had many name changes, including "Viking Gold", "Classic Gold" (not to be confused with the service operated by UBC), "Classic Gold Radio", "Great Yorkshire Gold" and "Great Yorkshire Radio". Most of these formats with the exception of "Viking Gold" shared programmes with the AM stations of the "Yorkshire Radio Network".
In December 2001, EMAP decided that it was more economical for the Magic network to share off-peak programmes and in line with the other Magic AM stations began networking between 10am-2pm, and 7pm-6am. During these hours it was simply known as Magic, although there were local commercial breaks, and local news on the hour.
In January 2003 after a sharp decline in listening, the station ceased networking with the London station, Magic 105.4, and a regional northern network was created with Magic 1152 at the hub at the weekend and the Newcastle station of the same name during the week. During networked hours, local adverts are aired, as well as a local news summary on the hour.
From July 2006, more networking was introduced across the Northern Magic AM network which means only 4 hours a day will be presented from the local studios, this show will be between 06:00 and 10:00am. The weekday Breakfast show is presented by Darren Lethem. with weekend breakfast presented by Ben Dixon and Liam Smedley.
Current weekday line up is
6am - Darren Lethem @ Breakfast 10am - Nick Wright ( inc Golden Years ) 2pm - Dave Campbell ( inc Magic Gold Jukebox ) 6pm - Richard Allen ( inc 60s at 6 and 70s at 7 ) 10pm - Steve Philips ( Mon to Thurs ) 10pm - Magic Love with Vicki Archer ( Friday ) 2am - Keith Martin
Saturday line up is
6am - Ben Dixon 10am - Dave Lee Travis 1pm - 70s Magic with Nick Wright 4pm - 80s Magic with Dave Campbell 6pm - Steppin' Out with Keith Martin 10pm - Magic Love with Vicki Archer 2am - Paul Griffiths
Sunday line up is
6am - Liam Smedley 10am - Dave Lee Travis 1pm - 60s Magic with Steve Colman 4pm - Magic Gold Jukebox with Keith Martin 7pm - Magic at the Movies with Richard Allen 10pm - Magic Love with Vicki Archer 2am - Paul Griffiths
The station presently uses very few sung idents, mostly they can be heard after the news each hour, these are produced by Steve England. The rest of the time idents are in the form of Voice-overs which use the voice of Vicki Archer, one of Magic's presenters, and Simon Ross.
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UK Consumer Titles: Angling Times · Bella · Bike · Bird Watching · Car · Classic Bike · Classic Cars · Closer · Country Walking · Digital Photo · Empire · FHM · First · Freesail · Garden Answers · Garden News · Golf World · Grazia · Improve Your Coarse Fishing · Heat · Instant Beauty · Kerrang! · Land Rover Owner International · Match · Max Power · Model Rail · Mojo · More! · Mother & Baby · Motor Cycle News (MCN) · New Woman · Parker's · Performance Bikes · Pop · Practical Classics · Practical Fishkeeping · Practical Photography · Pregnancy & Birth · Puzzle Magazines · Q · RAIL · RiDE · Sea Angler · Shopping for Baby · Skiing · Steam Railway · Spirit&Destiny · Take a Break · That's life! · Today's Golfer · Top Sante · Total TVguide · Trail · Trout & Salmon · Trout Fisherman · TV Choice · Waves · What Bike? · Your Horse · Yours · Zoo
Business Publications: AM · Fleet News · Pet Product Marketing · Sewells Information and Research
Distribution: Seymour · Frontline
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