Archive for June, 2009
The radio industry has a lack of confidence in regulator Ofcom, according to former GMG Executive John Myers.
Twenty-one local radio stations in the South East are to join forces to cover Guilfest next month. They’ll be joined by national digital station Planet Rock at the event.
National Sales Director Rob van Pooss passed away in the early hours of this morning at his Essex home. He had been battling cancer for some months.
Prisoner Tis, who won a Sony Radio Academy Award this year, has appeared on stage at The Radio Festival in Nottingham.
A pre-recorded link on Pulse 2 in West Yorkshire was broadcast the morning after the death of Michael Jackson, refering to his upcoming concerts in London.
More radio stations are expected to be sold or closed by TLRC as the company continues to restructure.
The UK radio industry's biggest annual conference is underway in Nottingham, but with one noticeable difference.
Regatta Radio, which covers the Henley Royal Regatta is now in its fourth year and on air until July 5 at 87.7FM as well as online.
Michael Jackson's Man in the Mirror has reached number one in the UK’s Big Top 40 singles chart over 20 years after it was first released.
The Local Radio Company continues to dispose of radio stations this week, by selling Sovereign Radio and Arrow FM to Media Sound Holdings.
A temporary radio station in Warrington has launched with the help of Gordon Brown and David Cameron.
BBC Radio 5 Live has hired Made in Manchester Productions for documentary about how life was much easier for gay iraqis under Saddam Hussein.
The radio industry united with one goal on Friday – to cover the reaction to the death of Michael Jackson as best as it possibly can.
Dublin's Q102 has successfully re-applied for its licence, meaning the station will continue till at least 2020.
Magic 105.4 has secured a deal with The Royal Botanic Gardens to sponsor Kim Wilde’s Secret Songs show.
Radio stations across the UK and around the world switched from normal programming to either a rolling news format or non-stop Michael Jackson songs.
The immediate change of format was in reaction to the death of the King of Pop, confirmed late on Thursday evening, GMT.
The Local Radio Company is to close Mix 107 at High Wycombe on 1 July and hand back the licence to broadcast to Ofcom. This comes after’s takeover of the Company.
A short-term test transmission will occupy Digital One from 26th June to 1st July, for a demonstration at the Radio Festival.
BBC World Service on-air Editor Steve Martin is joining the Africa and Middle East Business Development team as Business Development Manager – West and Southern Africa.
Sixties tribute act The Overtures will be performing at the RCS After Party, this Tuesday evening at the Radio Festival.
A new television sketch comedy show with radio's Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson is looking for audience members.
Capital FM is teaming up with Royal Mail to support the postal service's Simply Drop campaign.
Thetakeover of The Local Radio Company continues apace with more shifts at managerial level with the Senior Management Team assuming responsibility for the executive management of the Company.
Loyal fans of Kerrang! 105.2 have received an email from programme director Gordon Davidson about the future of the station, and the departure of key presenters.
BBC Director-General Mark Thompson is appearing on Radio 4's The Media Show this afternoon to answer questions about the FM upgrade.
is launching a brand new outdoor marketing campaign this summer for LBC 97.3.
Shrewsbury's local station The Severn has gained Ofcom permission to move the entire station to Telford.
Rozina Breen has been appointed as Editor at BBC Radio Leeds in West Yorkshire, replacing Mike Bettison.
Up to 20 jobs – almost half of the station's workforce – are under threat at Kerrang! 105.2, according to a Birmingham newspaper report.
Magic 105.4 is to launch its biggest ever marketing campaign, with listener-generated content featuring on television and billboards.