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The chair of the North East Branch is Jon Kirby (Real and Smooth Limited).

If you would like more information on the Branch, please contact us.

The Committee

Richard Berry (University of Sunderland)

Mark Black (Sun FM)

Steph Finnon (BBC Newcastle)

Steve Furnell (Metro Radio)

Justin Kings

Brian Lister

Fred Marden (University of Sunderland)

Suzi Martin (Real Radio North East)

Dave Nicholson (Radio Tyneside)

Giles Tanner (Capital North East)



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The Radio and Music Tombola on Tour!

12th June 07 - Tokyo, 17 Westgate Road, Newcastle
Remember back to those golden days, when we used to get together, talk radio and drink a beer or two? Well, they’re back at long last – the North East branch of the Radio Academy returns with an epic night of entertainment, and a free bar too*!

The brains of North East radio will be pitted against one another with a music and radio themed quiz night, courtesy of Galaxy North East and Steve and Karen’s Tombola on Tour.

Regional, local, student, hospital or RSL – whatever your role in radio, get a team together! Teams should be no more than five people (though more than one team from any one station is allowed). If you don’t belong to a station but want to come along, let us know and we’ll create a team for you. The cost is £1 per team.

Whoever you ask to join your team, expect plenty of music trivia, some slightly anoraky jingle rounds, bags of questions about radio and maybe a picture round too. The prize? The prestige of beating your North East peers. And maybe some champagne, too. But mostly the prestige.

They’ll also be a free bar* thanks to Galaxy North East and 100 – 102 Century FM. Hurrah!

* free until the money runs out, and then it’s your round