07 Mar 2019
Bauer Media has appointed Victoria Easton-Riley as Content Development Director for the Hits Radio Network in Scotland.
Victoria has over 20 years’ experience in the industry across both commercial radio and at the BBC. Most recently she produced the Hits Radio Breakfast Show with Gemma, Gethin and Dave and, previous to that, was producer on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw. She starts her new role in March.
This newly-created role will see Victoria responsible for the development of Bauer people, talent and content for the Hits Radio Network broadcast teams across Scotland which includes market leading stations Clyde 1 and Forth 1.
This comes after Stuart Barrie has decided to leave business after 3 years. Stuart has been Regional Content Director for East Scotland stations in the Hits Radio Network.
Victoria Easton-Riley commented: “This is an incredibly exciting time for commercial radio as the sector continues to rapidly evolve. There has never been a more important time to develop our people, talent and content as we move into the next exciting stage of the industry’s future and I can’t wait to get started!”
Gary Stein, Group Programme Director, Hits Radio Network added: “Victoria has produced high-calibre national radio shows with some of the industry greats in both commercial radio and at the BBC and brings a wealth of experience to the Hits Radio Network, I know she will inspire and lead our talented content teams across Scotland. I’d like to also thank Stuart Barrie for his contribution to our continued success in the East of Scotland and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”