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How to create the 24 hour breakfast show

Ahead of the session at JockFest, Simon Hirst's producer Scott Myers looks at how switching off from your listeners after your show has ended, is a big no no. (more…)

Darren Henley on 20 years of Classic FM

This month sees the 20th anniversary of the launch of Global Radio’s national classical music station, Classic FM. Managing Director Darren Henley looks back for Radio Today. (more…)

Viewpoint: Bauer’s Steve Parkinson

Steve Parkinson, Managing Director, Bauer Radio London, is responsible for the Magic and Kiss brands, which took number one and two commercial market share positions in London, according to latest RAJAR figures. Previously he was Managing…

Viewpoint: Kerrang’s James Walshe

"Whilst mooching the aisles of a well-known electrical superstore recently, I happened upon a large display of items that distressed me. Amid the sparkle of humming laptops, tasty gadgets and a stylish new generation of TV, the display…

Viewpoint: GMG Radio’s Andy Carter

Over the last week I’ve had two experiences which have reminded me what is truly important for our industry. I spent Monday morning at a conference looking into the future of TV in the UK- it was a truly bleak start to the week. On the…

Interview: BRMB programmer Paul Kaye

Paul Kaye is the Programme Director for BRMB. In the past few months, the station has gone through plenty of changes to bring the station back to its glory days. RadioToday.co.uk caught up with Paul to ask him a few questions about BRMB of…

Inside an Academy Masterclass

Each year the Radio Academy educate and inform the next generation of radio talent by supporting them with a number of day long Masterclasses. The latest was last week, on site at the Radio One Big Weekend in Bangor, ably hosted by…

Sonys: Absolutely Fabulous

Well, it had to be the headline didn’t it? Sony nominations night has been and gone. For those who’ve entered, it’s a bit like waiting to hear if you’ve made the school football team. As you stand alongside your peers, bottle of lager in…

More backbone needed at BBC

Ashley Bryne writes: I’m a great believer in the BBC. It’s one of the things that makes me feel proud to be British but I’m sick to the back teeth of the corporation being on the defensive. There is so much great programming to shout about…

Time for a change in local radio

With a number of local commercial stations having gone into administration recently, it’s vital that Ofcom act to allow much greater flexibility in how both local commercial radio stations and community radio stations operate, if they are…