FM104 have announced that their award-winning and market-leading breakfast show “The Strawberry Alarm Clock” has signed a partnership deal with the airline CityJet.
The deal, which was brokered between UTV Radio Solutions & Ad Vantage Media, is seen by the station as a major opportunity for both brands to come together and take flight.
FM104 say that both brands are synonymous with Dubliners and Dublin City, with the Strawberry Alarm Clock having dominated the Dublin airwaves for the past four years, and with CityJet being Irish owned and based in Dublin.
The station’s CEO Margaret Nelson says she feels this is the perfect opportunity for two iconic ‘city brands’ to come together to further entertain and service Dubliners.
She told RadioToday: “The Strawberry Alarm Clock has won numerous PPI Radio awards and we feel that a partnership with CityJet will help the show soar even further. The show is a unique, fun brand of radio that boasts a positive ethos based around its caption ‘Serious Messin’’. Such a light-hearted, iconic brand is the ideal partnership for CityJet, an airline that’s intrinsically linked with Dublin city.”
Martina McDermott-Hurley, Head of Marketing at Cityjet, added: “The Strawberry Alarm Clock on FM 104 is an iconic listening experience for most Dubliners – a show that dominates the morning school run in the car and the busy goings-on in the capital’s kitchens. As an Irish independent airline headquartered in Dublin, we are delighted to team up with the city’s best loved morning show. Through partnering the Strawberry Alarm Clock, CityJet will bring home to FM104’s army of listeners the range of flights, destinations and value for money which we offer to great cities across Europe from Dublin. We are really looking forward to the Cityjet family joining the FM104 family at Dublin’s favourite station.”
Damien Halpin, Account Director, UTV Radio Solutions said: “We are delighted to have CityJet partner up with JimJim & Nobby on FM104’s Strawberry Alarm Clock – Dublin’s Number 1 Breakfast Show on Dublin’s Number 1 Music Station. The airline sector is fiercely contested at the moment and we believe the partnership between the Strawberry Alarm Clock & CityJet will help create the stand out the client is looking for in the Dublin market. Not only will it allow us to showcase all CityJet have to offer but also what FM104, as one of the stations in the UTV Radio Solutions stable, can do in terms of an overall sponsorship strategy. Stay tuned for some exciting promotions with CityJet including one you won’t want to miss in May”.