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Former Radio Aire and Real Radio breakfast presenter David Ditchfield is joining Star Radio but admits it’s like dropping to League One.
Another BBC strike is taking place from 12pm today as broadcasting union members stage a half-day walkout, affecting radio shows.
Today at the Northampton Saints Rugby Ground, Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, switched on local DAB.
A new category will be introduced at the 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards, with the winner decided by public vote.
Media has made a number of programming appointments at Planet Rock, resulting in the departure of Programme Director Trevor White.
Clive Dickens has spoken out about the future of radio in the UK, citing digital radio as the game changer for commercial radio.
It was just another day at Capital FM Breakfast when Will.i.am turned up with a bunch of new songs he wanted to air.
Insanity Radio is attempting to beat the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon for a Radio Music Show DJ or Team.
A radio station owned by Clear Channel in the United States is offering the chance for a listener to win a radio station for a month.
From DG to FA – former BBC Director General Greg Dyke has been named as the new chairman of the Football Association.
The rise of online radio stations now means that there really is something for everyone, with far more special interest station attracting the attention of those with niche hobbies or interests.
A new radio station is set to launch, playing nothing but radio jingles 24 hours a day including the complete Radio 1 collection of cuts from The Chris Moyles Show.
Real and Smooth Ltd has made a reduction in staff and management positions as it gets ready for a future under.
Everyone who works in radio in the North West, plus those arriving early for the Radio Festival are invited to a brand new venue.
Smooth Radio is bringing back its all Christmas station for the second year running, on the national Digital One platform.
Ofcom is marking the milestone of over 200 community radio stations now broadcasting around the UK, but many have failed.
Heart presenters Jamie Theakston and Emma Bunton will host the switch on of the Oxford Street Christmas Lights this year.
RadioCentre, organiser of the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards, has announced the dates you might need for next year’s awards.
Universal Music’s UK CEO and Chairman David Joseph is to make a keynote presentation at the Radio Festival this year in Salford Quays.
BBC Radio 5 Live has appointed Jonathan Wall as Acting Controller whilst Controller Adrian Van Klaveren takes on a new role for two months.
Social audio platform Audioboo has appointed Rob Proctor as CEO, as the company reaches over one million uploaded boos.
Radio content provider Blue Revolution is getting into the festive spirit with one-off specials for the Christmas & New Year period.
Radio listening remains strong despite the summer of sport. Some stations enjoyed a large increase whilst others took a hit quarterly and yearly.
BBC 6 Music’s audience has grown from 1.2m a year ago to 1.6m this quarter, as weekly DAB reach is at an all time high.
Three quarters of a million people are tuning in to Smooth 70s each week, increasing the Smooth brand’s total listening figures to 3.7m.
Magic 105.4 has returned to the top commercial spot in London with 2.174m listeners, up from 1.951m last quarter and 1.993m last year.
’s LBC has recorded its highest listening figure since 1994 as 1.17 million people tune in each week across the country.
talkSPORT has returned to over 3m listeners this quarter and is celebrating attracting over 1m listeners to all four daytime shows.
TheNetwork has seen a drop in listeners this quarter, but digital listening is at an all time high.