Kingdom FM

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Kingdom FM
Kingdom-FM-Logo-blue-and-red 2019.jpg
Broadcast areaFife
Frequency95.2, 96.1, 96.6, 105.4 and 106.3MHz,
Online & via Mobile apps
First air date5 October 1998
FormatAdult Contemporary
OwnerDC Thomson
WebsiteKingdom FM

Kingdom FM is an Independent Local Radio station serving Fife. It is locally owned and operated and broadcasts from studios at Elizabeth House in Kirkcaldy.

The station broadcasts on 95.2 (Dunfermline and West Fife), 96.1 (Glenrothes, Central and East Fife), 96.6 (Kirkcaldy), 105.4 (St Andrews and 106.3 FM (the East Neuk).

History[edit]

Kingdom FM began broadcasting on Monday 5 October 1998 from studios in Markinch

In October 2016 they relocated to a new studio complex in Kirkcaldy

The Station's current Programme Controller is Dave Connor and Sales Director Tony Chalmers

In March 2019 it was announced that Dundee based publisher DC Thomson, which already owned Wave FM in Dundee, had bought Kingdom FM and the Aberdeen based Original 106.[1]

Programming[edit]

All of Kingdom FM's programming is produced and broadcast from its Kirkcaldy studios. [2] The station's presenters include Dave Connor and Vanessa Motion (Dave and Vanessa in the morning), Euan Notman (Kingdom Daytime) and Matt Shields (Evenings/TOP20)

News and sport[edit]

Local news bulletins air hourly from 6am – 7pm on weekdays and 8am – 2pm at weekends with news headlines and sports bulletins on the half hour during breakfast and drivetime on weekdays. National bulletins from Sky News Radio in London air at all other times.

The station's news team is led by editor Niamh Milne.

Station imaging[edit]

Kingdom FM's current jingle package is produced by Ignite Jingles - the station's imaging voices are Mark Chadwick and Julie Love, with promotions voiced by Steve Henderson.

Charity[edit]

Kingdom FM's registered charity, Kingdom Kids, supports underprivileged and disadvantaged youngsters in Fife, raising and distributing money for groups and individuals within the broadcast area. The charity was relaunched in May 2014 and expanded its operations.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DC Thomson buys radio stations Kingdom FM and Original 106". BBC News. 20 March 2019. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  2. ^ Kingdom FM public file
  3. ^ "Kingdom Kids". Kingdom FM.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 56°11′59″N 3°07′55″W / 56.1996°N 3.1320°W / 56.1996; -3.1320