Each local commercial radio station in the UK has requirements in respect of its music and local content, such as news, speech levels etc. These requirements are set out in the station "Format", a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator. This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, such as music tracks, local news etc. It is intended to give you a better understanding of our output and what we are doing for our local community.
News Bulletin Schedule including which bulletins provide local news and which provide only UK-wide bulletins.
|Monday – Friday||0600 to 1900|
|Saturday||0700 to 1400|
|Sunday||0600 to 1400|
The News team
|Alan Smith||Head of News and Sport|
|Gavin Butler||Senior Broadcast Journalist|
|Lorraine Welsh||Broadcast Journalist|
|Craig Hamilton||Broadcast Journalist|
The average number of hours of automated programming within weekday daytimes and within daytimes on Saturdays and Sundays:
Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm and 10pm to 6am (networked)
Saturday 6am to 10am, 2pm to 6pm and 10pm to 11am (networked)
Sunday 2pm to 6pm and 10pm to 6am (networked)
The amount of local programming per day produced by the station:
Monday to Friday – 8 Hours
Saturday – 8 Hours
Sunday – 7 Hours
Station Contact details:
Gary Robinson – Station Director – email@example.com
Richard Allan – Programme and Music Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Smith – Head of New s and Sport – email@example.com
John Murphy – Sales Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Events/charities support or coverage:
Daily ‘What’s On’ and ‘Entertainment’ guides. Our main attention is on our own charity ‘Cash for Kids’, however we do publicise other local charities and their events.
Recent programme and/or news highlights:
See the News section
Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness:
How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint about something you have heard on Tay AM in the first instance you should contact us directly.
In the first instance contact: email@example.com
Tay AM 6 North Isla Street Dundee DD3 7JQ
If the complaint or comments are about programming heard on the station, please address them to the Programme Director.
If the complaint or comments are regarding advertising, please address them to the Sales Director.
You can comment on anything you’ve heard on Tay AM here.
Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.