English Radio for the City

International organizations, multinational corporations,
schools and cultural institutions, clubs and associations,
and quality English-language print media…
They employ and serve over 100,000 Vienna residents
who speak English at work, at home or both.
Listen!
Webplayers: listen on Tunein or Streema for mobiles or download the playlist-file

Broadcast Schedule

MONDAY – FRIDAY
04:00      EARLY RISER
06:00      VIR DAYTIME
20:00      ACCESS ZONE
22:00      THE LATE SHOW
24:00      VIR THROUGH THE NIGHT

SATURDAY
06:00      VIR DAYTIME
10:00      DI-NAMIX TOP 40
13:00      ENTERTAINMENT POWER
15:00      MEMORY LANE
18:00      TIME TUNNEL
24:00      VIR THROUGH THE NIGHT

SUNDAY
07:00      THE COUNTDOWN MAGAZINE
09:00      SUNDAY EASY
12:00      DI-NAMIX TOP 40
15:00      SOULED OUT
17:00      UK TOP 40
20:00     AWAY WITH WORDS
21:00      GROOVELINE
23:00      CHILL OUT ZONE
02:00      VIR THROUGH THE NIGHT

LOCAL NEWS

  • FSN News Monday – Friday: on the hour and at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 15:30, 16:30, 18:30
  • VOA News – Saturday and Sunday: on the hour
  • Local Austrian News – Monday to Friday : 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 13:00, 19:00

LOCAL WEATHER

  • On the hour from 06:00 to 17:00

Shows

The Di-NAMIX TOP 40 chart

The Ultimate UK chart

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Big Bob’s Memory Lane

Memory Lane is a 3-hour LIVE show broadcasted every Saturday at 9:00 am EST featuring “Old Time Rock and Roll” music. We play the charted hits from the 60’s and 70’s, one hit wonders and covers.

A Way With Words

Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about slang, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well.

Big Picture Science

The Big Picture Science radio show engages the public with modern science research through lively and intelligent storytelling. The only dry thing about this program is the humour.

Urban Countdown – Big Daddy Suede

Urban Countdown with Big Daddy Suede is your spot for the latest hits in hip hop and R&B music. Big Daddy Suede counts down the 20 biggest hits in urban music every week. He also discusses the latest in entertainment on this weekly program.

UK TOP 40 – Jason Scott

The Ultimate UK Chart is a weekly chart show presented by Jason Scott, produced by Dave Taylor and is compiled by DTR. DTR use sales, download and airplay information and include Sunday sales which is why you get a chart that’s way ahead of any other in the UK

Date with Diane

The Date with Diane Show features songs, listener requests, interviews and background information for music of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Her trademark goal is to “put a smile on your face and a lot of love in your heart”.

Mike Overnight

Started on late night radio many moons ago and feel in love with the idea of late night or overnight radio. For years I have broadcasted the show on many radio stations and take a lot of pride in providing for Listeners an upbeat radio program to help make the late night hours pass.

Presenters

This is who we are!

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Chris Roth

Chris Roth is an American musician and translator who grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has been in and out of Vienna for over 15 years now.

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Stephen Howie

Stephen Howie hosts the “Grooveline” on Sundays. Radio has been a life-long passion of Stephen’s – both being on it, and listening to it. His full time job is also in the broadcasting industry.

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Phil Fothergill

Phil has worked in TV and radio for over 30 years, and he’s thrilled to be returning to Vienna.

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Simon Yates

Simon is an internationally experienced management executive and a seasoned radio host. He is an accomplished executive with over 15 years of diverse business management experience with one of the worlds largest marketing companies.

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Paul Hollingdale

Paul truly is a „radio legend“ in Vienna – He was the voice that opened Blue Danube Radio, and now he’s back with a new mission: VIR.

About VIR

Hallo, and welcome to our website!
Vienna is a vibrant city and has for many years now played host to a large English-speaking international community. These people come not just from the USA, Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries, but also from countries like the Philippines – and they depend heavily on the English language for day-to-day communication.

Advertising

Why Advertise On Vienna International Radio?

Vienna International Radio is the most cost effective way to reach the International English speaking community in Vienna, we are available in your home, in your car and when you’re on the move.

Advertising on Vienna International Radio will increase your sales, improve your profits and build your company’s reputation.

Why is radio important?

  • Radio delivers results for both awareness building and call to action campaigns
  • Radio is focused
  • Radio commercials are personal and evoke emotion
  • Radio creates “word of mouth”
  • With radio, every commercial is on the ‚front page‘
  • People spend more time with radio than with any other medium

Partners

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