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About Scratch Radio

WebBanner1Scratch Radio is Birmingham’s favourite student station, broadcasting 24/7. We’re based at the brand new, multi-million pound, Parkside Campus of Birmingham City University and are one of the only student and community radio station’s in the UK.

We welcome anyone to get involved with the station, whether you’re a current BCU student or a member of the local community. ¬†Some of our members are studying Media courses, some are working in the industry…and some have never set foot in a studio! Whatever your level of experience; as long as you’re 18+, there’s a role for you!

We use industry standard equipment and software and work in conjunction with Birmingham School of Media; one of the most highly rated media faculties in the UK. If you’d be interested in visiting our studios with a view to joining then we can happily arrange that; just drop an email to

Management Team

Station Manager: Kristian Baycroft
Assistant Station Managers:   Dan Richards / Kevin Moore / Hardeep Dhadda

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Programme Controllers: Jakub Szweda / Gurchetan Sahota
Head of Music: Neal Kesztenbaum
Head of Brand: Joseph Shaw
News Editor: Jemma McLean
Sports Editor: Sam Townsend
Head of Recruitment: Amy Southall
Webmaster: Michael Hooper
Non Portfolio: Emma O’Brien