Public File

JACK 2 is the station for young adults in Oxfordshire. This part of our website will help you to learn more about what we do, our remit, and how we are monitored to ensure we comply with our obligations. This is known as JACK 2’s "Public File".
 
The regulation of radio licensees in the United Kingdom is controlled by Ofcom. From time to time Ofcom will monitor JACK 2's output and check JACK 2's Public File to ensure we are complying with our obligations.
 
If you have a complaint:
 
Should you have a complaint about any part of JACK 2's output, or your dealings with the station, in the first instance please contact the Station Manager, Ian Walker, by e-mailing: ian.walker@jackfm.co.uk or write to him:
 
Ian Walker
Station Manager
JACK 2 Oxfordshire
270 Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 7NW
 
Should you be dissatisfied with the outcome of your complaint you can contact Ofcom as the official regulator.
 
Please write to Ofcom at:
 
Ofcom
Riverside House
2a Southwark Bridge Road
London SE1 9HA
 
Or you may telephone Ofcom: 020 7981 3040
 
Schedule of news bulletins:
 
JACK 2 broadcasts locally produced bulletins at these times:
 
Weekdays
0700, 0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900
Saturdays
0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300
Sundays
0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300
 
Note that Bank Holidays operate a Sunday schedule and there is no news on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.
 
The News Team
JACK 2's News Editor is Jo Summerbell. Her e-mail address jo.summerbell@jackfm.co.uk
 
Other journalists assist Jo as required. Should you wish to contact the news team you can call them in the news room on 01865 315987 or e-mail news@jackfm.co.uk.
 
Automation
 
During an average weekday our daytime programming (0600-1900) is live 0700-1000, 1100-1300. Outside of these hours, there is usually a producer or studio manager on hand controlling the programmes, such as the links between the songs and all the other JACK 2 programming features.
News bulletins are locally produced and pre-recorded
JACK 2’s Party Ready show 7-9pm on a Friday and Saturday night is pre-recorded.
 
 
Local Programmes
All of the programmes you hear on JACK 2 are produced here in Oxford from our Woodstock Road studios, from where we broadcast 24 hours a day.
Ofcom's Localness Guidelines
 
 
More of what we do
A lot of what happens on-air here at JACK 2 is reflected in this website from the homepage www.jack2.com.
You can learn more about our presenters and shows using the drop down menu on all pages.
 
The music we play
We play what you want! We really do! The majority of music we play is chosen by the audience from a selection of choices made available through the website or the mobile app. This happens in real time.
 
JACKtivities
As part of JACKtivities (our what's on and events guide) we provide a free service to local organisations who would like some free publicity for their events.
 
JACK 2 Format
The rules which define the sound of JACK 2 are contained in the station's format, which is drawn up by Ofcom. You can view JACK 2's format here
 
Ofcom Monitoring
From time to time Ofcom will monitor JACKfm 2 to ensure we are complying with our Format requirements.
You can view the result of this monitoring on Ofcom's website.

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