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JACK Radio Group appoints new Breakfast Producer

31 March 2021, Oxford: The JACK Radio Group, the innovative group of radio stations comprising national stations Union JACK radio, Union JACK Rock and Union JACK Dance, as well as Oxfordshire stations JACKfm, JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill, can today announce the appointment Ed Crofts to the role of Breakfast Producer, responsible for leading the Breakfast Show content across the Group’s portfolio.

Crofts brings with him a wealth of radio production experience, much of it acquired during a number of previous roles within the Global Radio network. This included his most recent high-profile appointment as the Producer of the Heart Network’s Evening Show and Late Show, as well as previous roles as Breakfast Show Producer for Heart Wiltshire, and as Station Producer for Heart West Country. He has worked with some of the nation’s biggest talent, and has produced interviews with household-name stars including Pink, Chris Pratt and Ed Sheeran.

The new appointment marks the continuation of an exciting time at the JACK Radio Group, which recently expanded its national radio portfolio with the launch of Union JACK Rock and Union JACK Dance, both of which bring continue to build on the Union JACK radio brand, bringing together a unique and credible mix of British music and comedy. Exciting plans are to be announced later this year, with new music and programming initiatives to be delivered for an ever-growing number of listeners.

Speaking of their newest recruit, Dick Stone, Group Content Manager for the JACK Radio Group, said: “Ed is an extremely talented producer with some great, high-level experience under his belt, and I have to confess to having had my eye on him for a while. I look forward to utilizing his talents to drive JACK’s breakfast entertainment and engagement over the next few months.”

Crofts added: “I’m so passionate about creating radio that is really valuable to its audience, always challenging the status quo and trying new things to see what best resonates. This is completely in line with the ambition and approach at JACK Radio Group, and I’m delighted to have joined them at such an exciting time.”

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