Big plans ahead as DemonFM gets set for biggest year ever

By Alex Leadbitter

The year has only just begun and DemonFM are looking to make it their biggest and best yet.

jamesDemonFM is a student and community radio station which is run, organised and hosted by students at De Montfort University.

After having a very successful 2016, DemonFM have a lot to look forward to in the new year as explained by James Hickling (21), a producer at the station and head of weekends.

He said: “I’m pretty sure this is going to be the best year for our station. This is our 21st year and it feels like it’s going to be our most important one.”

DemonFM is growing fast both in popularity and content. Since the beginning of the new academic year, the weekend radio team has gone from having three hosts to 26.

The station recently won a national competition which earnt them the right to host the SRA Chart Show.

The SRA Chart Show is a national student radio chart show that broadcasts live across the UK every Sunday from 3pm and is repeated on student stations throughout the week.

Upcoming events held on DemonFM also include a Raise and Give charity live stream, the introduction of midnight to 6am programming entitled Demon After Dark and the opening of a brand new studio which cost approximately £30,000 to build.

With all these new events and developments, DemonFM’s future looks bright as shows continue to grow in quality and variety.

You can listen to DemonFM at any time as they broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

DemonFM is available online at and on radio at 107.5FM in Leicester.

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