Switched on: The big four poised to become media moguls

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GWR GROUP PLC

Ralph Bernard, Chief Executive

RADIO STATIONS INCLUDE: London: Classic FM

Cambridge: Q103 FM

Derbyshire: RAM FM

Ipswich: Classic Gold Amber

Gloucestershire: Severn Sound FM

Bristol: GWR FM

Norwich: Broadland 102

Leicester: 105.4 FM

TOP PRESENTER: HENRY KELLY.

Became well-known as the host of the television quiz show Going For Gold, which ran for more than 700 episodes. Kelly is also a regular presenter on Classic FM.

CAPITAL RADIO PLC

David Mansfield, Chief Executive

RADIO STATIONS INCLUDE: London: Capital-FM

Birmingham: FOX FM

Kent: Invicta FM

Portsmouth: Ocean FM

Brighton: Southern FM

Cardiff: Red Dragon FM

TOP PRESENTER: CHRIS TARRANT.

For years Londoners have woken up with Chris Tarrant on Capital Radio's breakfast show. He is also the host of Tarrant On TV and the cult game show Man O' Man. An astute businessman, Tarrant also co-owns the retail clothing chain Made In Italy.

EMAP RADIO Robin Miller, Chief Executive

RADIO STATIONS INCLUDE: London: Kiss 100

Newcastle: Metro FM

Sunderland: Magic 1170

Manchester: Picadilly 1152

Liverpool: Radio City

Lancashire: RockFM

Leeds: Aire FM

Sheffield: Hallam

Hull: Viking

BIG NAME DJ'S INCLUDE: Danni Behr is the drive-time DJ for Kiss FM.

TOP PRESENTER: DANI BEHR.

The voice of Kiss FM Drivetime, Dani Behr is better known for fronting Channel 4's youth television programme The Word, an anarchic mix of pop, sex and gossip.

CHRYSALIS GROUP

Richard Huntingford, Chief Executive

RADIO STATIONS INCLUDE: London: Heart 106.2

West Midlands: 107 Heart FM

Bristol: Galaxy 101

Manchester: Galaxy 102

Leeds: Galaxy 105

TOP PRESENTER: JONO.

He made his name with Virgin until he was sacked by its controversial boss, Chris Evans. Music millionaire Chris Wright then signed him up to relaunch his radio station, Heart 106.2 FM.

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