About Us

Broadcasting since 1998, NSR is an award-winning student radio station, the official sound of Newcastle University.

Made up of over 200 members, and run by a dedicated elected committee of student volunteers, NSR is one of the fastest growing student radio stations in the UK.

We are online 24/7 bringing you an array of shows, created and produced by students, for students.  So whether its sport, news, music or entertainment you’re looking for, NSR has got you covered. Why not have a listen?

Get Involved

Looking to unlock your inner potential? Well here at NSR, we offer a wide range of opportunities to learn the tricks of the radio trade, from hosting your own radio show to event organisation and live punditry. Whether it’s presenting, producing or behind the scenes roles you’re interested in, visit the contact us section to get involved today!

To see the range of ways you can get involved at NSR meet our teams…

Meet The Team

Head of Music - Joe Smith

Head of Music - Joe Smith

Join our music team to be a part of our weekly music show discussing the latest and greatest in the world of sound. Have the opportunity to attend gigs, meet your favourite artists and conduct your own interviews, giving you exclusive access to Newcastle`s music scene. Help us to create our very own live sessions with some of the area`s leading artists and gain experience hosting outdoor events.

 

 

Head of Music - Dom Lee

Head of Music - Dom Lee

Join our music team to be a part of our weekly music show discussing the latest and greatest in the world of sound. Have the opportunity to attend gigs, meet your favourite artists and conduct your own interviews, giving you exclusive access to Newcastle`s music scene. Help us to create our very own live sessions with some of the area`s leading artists and gain experience hosting outdoor events.

 

 

Head of News- Alex Gervás

Head of News- Alex Gervás

Our news team works hard to cover all the events on campus, bringing you the freshest stories, hot off the press, covered within our weekly news show. Join us to delve deep into the controversies of local news and try your hand at live reporting. We take control of NUSU elections providing debates and live results coverage, so join us to become centre stage at some of our universities most important events!

 

 

Head of Sport- Ollie Milner

Head of Sport- Ollie Milner

Here at NSR, we bring you the highs and lows of university sport. Have a go at interviewing local sports teams and commenting on some of the biggest events our university has to offer. From intra- mural football to student Fight Night, we cover it all. Join us in the studio for our weekly sports show or find us ringside for some live punditry.

 

 

 

 

Head of Entertainment- Emma Linton

Head of Entertainment- Emma Linton

Entertainment at NSR, covers a wide range of shows and topics, from tv and film to everything pop- culture. This includes our award- winning flagship breakfast and drive- time shows encompassing an array of entertainment based features and interactive games. Why not join our team of talented presenters in producing and hosting one of these shows and let your creativity flow?!

 

Head of Marketing- Vicky Mepstead

Head of Marketing- Vicky Mepstead

The marketing team at NSR create and develop the branding of the station, ensuring our identity is conveyed through all social media and advertisement. We work hard to communicate with all teams at NSR to design and produce materials to highlight all key events, promoting the station and its impact.

 

 

Head of Production- Jade Pearson

Head of Production- Jade Pearson

Production takes charge of the sound of NSR. Through creating high quality jingles and beds, we ensure that each show we broadcast is to the highest possible calibre. We offer support and advice for all of our members to make their shows the best they can be and strive to maintain NSR`s professional standards.

 

Head of Tech- Tristan Jones

Head of Tech- Tristan Jones

Arguably, the most important people at NSR are those that work behind the scenes to ensure everything runs smoothly. Constantly striving for innovation, our tech team keep up with the latest technology, helping our station to remain the best it can be. We offer full technical training to all of our members making sure our output is of the highest quality. So whether its inside the studio or hosting a live outdoor event, we have all bases covered.

 

 

 

Station Managers- Lorna Nelson and James Johnson

Station Managers- Lorna Nelson and James Johnson

Overseeing all of NSRs operations, our station managers are integral to the success of the station. Through supporting the executive team, they ensure the smooth running of station activity, enabling both special broadcasts and everyday output to remain at the highest standard. Ultimately, the station managers are there to support our members, encouraging them to take advantage of all of NSR`s opportunities, reach their full potential and most importantly, have fun!

Deputy Station Manager – Tom Stone

Deputy Station Manager – Tom Stone

Our deputy station manager works alongside our station managers to provide assistance in the day-to-day running of NSR. Accountable for the wellbeing, progress and success of our members, they help the radio to uphold its presence and reputation within university, always coming up with new ways to improve.

 

 

Testimonials

Testimonial one from a listener:

 

“NSR is a fantastic radio station that only continues to improve in quality as each year passes. The efforts of their brilliant executive team ensure not only that there’s a diverse range of shows on air 24/7 but also encourage any student old or new to give student radio a go. Tune into NSR to hear news reports, sports shows, entertainment pieces and music that scopes from hip-hop to K-Pop to rock to cheesy hits that you haven’t heard since your year 6 school disco.” – Rebecca Johnson

Schedule

NSR broadcasts 24/7 with day time shows running from 9am-7pm, including daily breakfast shows to kick-start your day.  From 7pm till 12am, the night time schedule takes over, bringing a whole host of specialist shows to suit all interests.

 

Check out our schedule to see what’s playing now!

 

See an empty slot? Give it a shot! Visit our contact page to see how to start your radio journey…

 

(We haven’t got a timetable to attach yet as we need to wait until September for the timetable to be made for next year)

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