Station master: Chris Evans' Virgin comeback signals 'ambition' for digital network

Andre Paine

Wireless Group content director, Francis Currie, has told Music Week that Virgin Radio is aiming to be the No.1 digital station following its audacious poaching of Chris Evans from the BBC.

The broadcaster has been at BBC Radio 2 for 13 years and will have presented the Breakfast Show for nine years when he exits in December.

“He’s the biggest radio presenter in the country and arguably in Europe,” said Currie. “It signifies the scale of our ambition and I ...

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