Radio Cardiff is the city’s award-winning community station, showcasing the best of Europe’s youngest capital city, on FM, online and via a dedicated app.

Over 100 volunteers help put together a jam packed schedule of music, chat and community news, 7 days a week.

Our story

We launched in October 2007, quickly establishing ourselves as the distinctive sound of the city.  We’re the only community radio station in Cardiff,  with a remit to broadcast music and programmes of interest to our city’s diverse and multi-cultural population. Our programming covers everything from music and chat to current affairs, culture and heritage.

We showcase the rich cultural diversity of Cardiff, broadcasting programmes that are popular and relevant to a local community which can often be overlooked. We play music that reflects the rich and multi-cultural heritage of Cardiff, which has one of the oldest BAME communities in the UK.

Our shows

We broadcast the best music from around the world. Our playlist includes music from artists across the following genres:

  • Bhangra
  • Blues
  • Calypso
  • Drum and Base
  • Funk
  • Hip-hop
  • House
  • Jazz
  • Ska
  • Soca
  • Soul
  • Reggae
  • R&B
  • World Music

As well as that wide variety of music we broadcast weekly shows on:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community and Volunteering
  • Equality
  • Health and Well-being
  • Local Heritage
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Welsh Language

For more information take a look at our schedule.

Our management

The community radio broadcast license for Radio Cardiff is owned and operated by VCS Cymru, a charity registered in England and Wales (Charity Registration No. 1066371).

Radio Cardiff is steered by a management committee, comprising of a sub-group of the VCS Cymru board, local people and broadcast volunteers. VCS Cymru is a member of the Community Media Association.

Day to day operation of the station is managed by:

Rhys Phillips – Programme Controller / Head of News

Jeremy Rees – Strategic Director / Director of VCS Cymru

Donna Zammit – Head of Radio

Licence Number: CR000094BA/3
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