Jamie Cullum’s Radio 2 Show Jumps into Asia

Jamie Cullum at Musilac, near Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, 2013

The folk at the production company of the BBC Radio 2 Jamie Cullum show, Folded Wing write:

“For the last year Jamie’s show has been syndicated to stations in France (TSF Jazz) and Canada (Jazz 91 FM), but from this week commencing 26th August the show will also be broadcast on the following stations in South East Asia:

 – Lush 99.5FM (Singapore)
– Crossover 105.1 (Philippines)
– CR2 and RTHK2(Hong Kong)
– CRI 915 EZFM (China)
– Swaragama FM (Indonesia)
– ICRT Radio (Taiwan)
– Heart Radio 93.5 (Thailand)

Jamie’s show has 920,000 listeners in the UK, a record reach and share for the slot. Nominated for ‘Music Broadcaster of the Year’ at this year’s Sony Awards, The Parliamentary Jazz Awards named Jamie ‘Jazz Broadcaster of the Year’, while the New York Festivals Awards awarded the show silver for ‘Best Jazz Format’ in 2012 and 2013.”

BBC Radio 2 Controller Bob Shennan calls the show “one of the highlights of [Radio 2’s] specialist music schedule.” Shennan has been Controller of Radio 2 since Feb 2009; the Cullum show started in Apr 2010.

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