Original 106 (Bristol)

Original 106 (Bristol)

Infobox Radio station

name=Original 106.5FM (Bristol)
airdate= 20th May 2007
frequency=106.5 MHz, [http://www.originalbristol.com Online]
area= Bristol
share = 0.5%
share as of = December 2007
share source = [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly_listening.php]
format =Adult Oriented
owner = CanWest
website= [http://www.originalbristol.com/ www.originalbristol.com]

Original 106.5fm is a radio station that broadcasts to Bristol. It was awarded its broadcast licence by Ofcom in September 2006, and commenced broadcasting May 20, 2007. It is owned by a group of investors under the name Tomahawk Radio. The station broadcasts an Adult Oriented format, with 40% of its music coming from past or present Top 20 charts.


Original 106.5 plays a mix of hit singles from a full range of adult orientated genres including rock, pop, soul from the 60s to today.

News and Sport

Original 106.5 broadcast regular round-the-clock news bulletins from their studios in Bristol. Head of news - Mel Edmonds is supported by Broadcast journalists Roz Hutchings, Claire Stanley and freelance sports journalist, Richard Latham.


* Jed Pitman
* Faye Dicker
* Ricki Lee
* Chris Criddle
* John Turner

Audience Figures

Original 106.5 reported its first audience figures in January 2008 for the period September - December 2007, they showed that the station has a very poor 2% weekly reach (around 11,000 listeners) and 0.5% Audience Share (around 5.9 hours per listener per week) - Figures are similar to its sister station in the Solent.


* Managing Director: Richard Johnson
* Sales Manager: David Fieldhouse
* Programme Controller: Matt Howells
* News Editor: Mel Edmonds.

ee also

*Original 106 (Solent)
*Original 106 (Aberdeen)

External links

* [http://www.originalbristol.com/ Official website]

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