Signal 107 (formerly 107.7 The Wolf) is the local radio station for Wolverhampton. It’s been based at Mander House since 1997 and is part of Wireless Group, now owned by News UK, one of the world’s largest media companies.
Sister stations include Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkSPORT 2 and talkRADIO. Signal 107 is the only commercial radio station now remaining in Wolverhampton, with its studios and offices still within the city centre.
Home to Dicky Dodd who has been broadcasting to the city for 24 years and full live match commentary of EVERY Wolves match, home and away, the station continually strives to deliver strong local content.
Local news, travel and weather updates are key components of peaktime programmes on weekdays and weekends, alongside “The Best Music Mix”, which are the very best songs from the 80’s right up until today.
The on air presentation team, headed up by Dicky Dodd who is also Content Controller, deliver programmes that are fun and family friendly, appealing to 25 to 54 year olds.
Dicky Dodd said: “I’m very proud and privileged to be part of such a great team of dedicated people at Signal 107.
“Being born and bred in Wolverhampton gives me the local knowledge, passion and drive to make sure we really deliver a local radio station that can not only entertain but make a real difference by connecting with people in all of our communities.”
Over many years Signal 107 has supported the community of Wolverhampton in many different ways. Giving away free airtime to support organisations like the Soup Kitchen which is operated by the Little Brothers of the Good Shepherd, the PDSA, The Way Youth Zone and British Heart Foundation.
Many charities based in the city including Compton Hospice, Promise Dreams, Beacon Centre for the Blind, MacMillan Cancer Support, The Samaritans and Sunnyside Kennels have all benefitted from Signal 107’s support.
Signal 107 is media partner to many events, including the Wolverhampton Marathon, bonfires, Christmas light switch on’s and the Wolverhampton Bid. The station works with some of the city’s largest companies including the Express & Star, Banks’s Brewery, The Grand Theatre, Mann and Hummel, Wolverhampton Racecourse, Tile Choice, Charles Clark Toyota, Nuffield Health and Carver Builders Village. The University of Wolverhampton and the City of Wolverhampton Council also have a very close relationship with the radio station.
Signal 107’s station manager Jane Davies said: “We are proud to support The Great Big Thank You Awards 2017, for a second year.
“This event underpins what we are about as a local radio station – celebrating inspirational people and success within our city”.