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Peter McVerry of U105 and John Rosborough talk local radio
March 15, 2018
With an investment estimated to be over £1million from its new owner the Wireless Group, Belfast radio station U105 has moved from its home in UTV’s Havelock House to new offices and studios in a lough-side development in the city.
A week after a nervous mid-day hand over from Frank Mitchell who presented the last programme in Havelock House to Carolyn Stewart in the new City Quays HQ, I sat down with station manager Peter McVerry and the first station manager John Rosborough.
Looking out over Belfast Lough, the Titanic Building and the Samson and Goliath cranes we talked about not just U105 but radio more generally
how it has grown to here it is now,
the role it plays in serving its audiences and
the threats and opportunities for the future.
For more details on those radio listening figures, John Rosborough take a longer look on his blog at Nocturne Media.
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