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Premier Christian Radio is part of Premier, the Christian communications company.

Station Format

License Area: National

Frequency: 1305, 1332, 1413 MW & DAB

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.

Station Contacts

Chief Executive Officer: Peter Kerridge

Station Director: Bernard Achampong

Director of Content: Charmaine Noble-McLean

Group Sales Manager: Beverley White

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

Group Head of News: Marcus Jones 

Automated Programming

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.

Local Programming

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.

Our work with other charities

Premier works extensively with a large number of secular and Christian charities to help them build profile and financial support. Most significantly through its Charity Of The Year initiative it has worked successfully with World Vision, Tearfund and Open Doors.

Some of the charities Premier has worked with recently include:

  • Barnardo's
  • Malaria No More
  • World Vision
  • Open Doors
  • Biblelands
  • Compassion UK
  • Samaritan's Purse
  • Tearfund
  • Christian Aid
  • Feed The Hungry
  • Macmillan

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 Beverley White, Group Sales Manager.

The address to write to is:

Premier Christian Radio
22 Chapter Street
London
SW1P 4NP

If you are not satisfied with the response you get from Premier Radio then you can contact OfCom by writing to:

Ofcom
Riverside House
2a Southwark Bridge Road
London
SE1 9HA

Or visit their website.

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