The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky will be broadcast live from Jersey on Thursday, August 5 to mark the station’s new broadcasts on Channel Island via DAB Digital Radio.
Chris will be joined by co-presenters Vasus Alexander, Rachel Horn and the team, which will show live from Nude Food on the Beach from 7am to 10am.
Jersey historian Nicki Mansell, Phil Lee Master of Master Farms and Lucy, owner of Newsea Food, will join the show, discussing all the great things Jersey has to offer.
Chris and team will try to do SUP on yoga with Rebecca Taylor, tasting cider with La Rublin cider with Sarah Matlock, tasting oysters with Shannon Lee Silver from Seymour Oysters and jersey catches with captain Josh Dering. To be
The show will air on the new DAB network, which will broadcast all services on DAB +.
Mike Case, director of Virgin Radio content, said: “We are excited to have Jersey coming to launch our new DAB transmission, so Channel Island listeners can now join the program online or via the app, along with DAB Digital Radio. Jersey It’s a beautiful place and I know the team is enjoying the hospitality of Jersey and broadcasting the spirit of the Channel Islands through the airwaves.
Tony Moreta, chief executive of Digital Jersey, said: “Having been responsible for promoting digital radio in the UK over a decade ago, I am particularly pleased to be here at DAB to transform local services, but also to have a wide range of national stations such as Virgin Radio. We couldn’t get it before. Jersey has the second fastest broadband in the world, so it’s time to get the latest radio technology.
Amanda Burns, CEO of Visit Jersey, said: The launch of this DAB multiplex is a great opportunity to welcome Chris and the Virgin Radio Breakfast Show to Jersey. This will be a great opportunity for listeners to get a taste of the jersey from the coastline and everything on the island.
Listeners in Jersey and Guernsey are required to re-run / re-scan their DAB radios from Sunday 1st August and will be able to find Virgin Radio UK with its sister stations, TalkSport and Times Radio.