DAB radio station Union JACK is to broadcast multiple shows live from Leicester Comedy Festival, including the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition.British Comedy Guide, 3rd February 2020
"If people say It's safe, that's not really what we want to hear. We want clever ideas which will appeal to a wider audience. We want to hear 'unusual' and 'innovative'. Some people may say: It's crazy. It will never work, but that's fine. We like to hear that. 'Safe' is what everyone else is doing. We are not interested in that."
That's what Donnach O'Driscoll told me when I chatted to him. Strangely, I believed him. He is the CEO of Union JACK Radio. They are now one of the sponsors of the Leicester Comedy Festival and Leicester Comedy Festival boss Geoff Rowe is now part-time Director of Comedy at Union JACK.John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 5th November 2019
National digital radio station Union JACK has become one of three Main Partners for Leicester Comedy Festival 2020, following a successful first-time sponsorship at the event earlier this year.Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 1st October 2019
DAB radio station Union JACK is launching Geoff Lloyd's Hometown Glory, a fortnightly show in which comedians recall their childhoods via 'Google Maps' tours.British Comedy Guide, 26th February 2018