Radio Competitions

Competitions are an exciting way to generate interest in a new business, product or event

Excite potential customers with a giveaway on Bishop FM

Competitions and give aways are a great way to engage potential customers. Tickets, gift vouchers and products can be offered as prizes.

  • Competitions run over one week, with a draw taking place at the end of the week.
  • Presenters will mention the competition during the week, with details of the prize and how to enter.
  • The included website page for competition entries can display content and banners relating to the prize.
  • Social media post on our channels.



Discounts available for regular competitions

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Six reasons to choose radio for a competition

Generate interest

Create interest in a product or business with a desirable prize, even if listeners don’t enter the competition.

Web and social traffic

Drive website or social media traffic from the competition webpage when listeners enter or want to find out more.

Reward existing customers

Thank existing customers by celebrating an anniversary, new offer or expansion.

Reach local customers

Reach only the customers you need to. Bishop FM offers a highly targeted alternative to regional media covering the North East.

Radio is popular

Every week 87% of the population listen to the radio and on average a listener tunes in for 20 live hours a week*. Around 70% of UK adults have a social media account**. *RAJAR/Ipsos MORI/RSMB, **Ofcom

Trustworthy competitions

Social media and internet users see many ads and posts for giveaways and competitions. Radio stations are regulated to ensure competitions can be trusted.

Some of our previous competitions

Join great brands that have already run a competition on Bishop FM

Cricket ground

Cricket match tickets

A popular brand of tea offered listeners the chance to see a cricket match at the Durham cricket ground in Chester-le-Street.


Home improvement vouchers

Listeners told us about their DIY disasters to be in with a chance of winning gift vouchers from a national chain of home improvement stores.


Cinema tickets

Tickets to see the latest films at local cinemas have been won by listeners in a weekly competition.

Choose advertising on Bishop FM

Reach listeners in South Durham & Darlington

Our coverage of South Durham and Darlington includes 148,000+ people aged 15+. We’ve been based in Bishop Auckland since launching on 105.9 FM in 2009.

Local shows and presenters

Every day our local presenters play great music, talk to interesting guests and keep listeners up-to-date with locally relevant information.

Affordable and flexible packages

As a small organisation we understand the need for affordable options. We offer a range of flexible on-air packages without compromising on quality.

Thinking about a radio competition?

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Speak to our advertising team to find out more.

We’ve been helping businesses and organisations promote their events on Bishop FM for more than ten years.

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