James Rea
Managing director
LBC 97.3
United Kingdom



James Rea is managing director of LBC 97.3, which is Britain’s number one newstalk station.  LBC were named ”The Station of the year” in the UK in 2013, 2014 and 2015. 

He is also Group Head of News in Global Radio which through its different brands reaches 23 million in the UK each week.  And he oversees 20 regional and local newsrooms.  

James Rea has been in different journalistic positions in radio since 1996.