Beginnings Of Radio 1 - There is over k40 million listeners every single day and the station is run 24/7, 356 days a year, But it is not just a radio station now of days it also has news advertising and lots more!, on March 28th 1964 there was a radio station on pirate ship which was illegal but there was no way on stopping them and if I think right it was called radio Caroline
Producers Of Radio 1 - On Radio 1, the majority of programmes - the core output - are long-running strands which are produced either by Radio 1 producers or a small group of Independent companies. The network also commissions weekly documentaries from a range of independent producers -- usually through twice-yearly commissioning rounds. Radio 1 also welcomes ad hoc proposals from established programme makers.
Some of there names are -Will Kinder and Pierce Bradford
Dj's Of Radio 1 -Some Djs of radio 1 are Colin Murray, Chris Moyle’s, Edith Bowman, Judge Jules and Jo Whiley.
Colin Murray is on air Monday to Thursday 10.00pm till 12.00pm presenting indie, rock, rap, hip hop and dance music. Colin was born in Belfast and started out as news reporter, reporting for Ulster News Letter.
Chris Moyle’s presents morning radio from 7.00 am till 10.00am. Chris started his career at the age of 16 working for Aire FM in Leeds and over 7 years he worked for several other radio stations including London's capital fm. Chris joined radio 1 on July 28th 1997 where he did the 4 am slot of morning radio.
Edith Bowman is on air Monday to Friday 1pm till 4pm she stared out with radio 1 in 2003. She used to co-hosted channel 4 breakfast show RISE with Colin Murray. She has interviewed many celebs such as Liam Gallagher, Robbie Williams and U2.
Judge Jules presents Saturday night radio from 7pm to 9pm. Jules began playing in 1987, launching a career that has easily notched up hundreds of thousands of miles.
Jo Whiley Jo joined Radio 1 in the spring of 1993. Jo Whiley was born in Northampton. After studying in Brighton and dabbling on BBC Radio Sussex's new music show, Jo's first broadcasting job proper was as a presenter for WPFM, Radio 4's youth culture and music show. Jo is on air Monday to Friday 10am to 12.45pm then again 10pm till 11pm.
There are many more DJ for radio 1 such as Vernon Kay, Reggie and Fearne.
Play lists - Play list A - Songs that are played 25 to 30 times a week
Play list B - Songs that are played 10 to 20 times a week
Play list C - Songs that are played under 5 times a week.
Reporters for Radio 1 - The reporters for Radio 1 are Rod McKenzie who is the Editor of the planning team, Nat Jameson is the assistant news editor, Andy Brian is the news finder/ reporter and Georgina Bowman is news realer. The reporters have a team meeting to decide which news is best to screen on air. The reporters have a dead line of 12.30pm as all news is broadcasted at 12.45pm.
Publicity - Radio 1 have lots of listeners and they have various events, competitions and update their personal website http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 regularly. Radio 1 has events all over the world from England to Ibiza. They also go to gigs such as Glastonbury, T in the park, the download festival they also hold their own even called Radio 1's big weekend which is Europe’s biggest free music festival.