Dr. Yvonne Thompson, CBE, recently appointed Chair of The Radio Academy, is calling for the radio industry to ‘diversify or die.’
Podcasters, local radio and the independent sector challenged the big networked radio groups at this year’s Audio & Radio Industry Awards
The government has announced a new Audio Content Fund of up to £3m for public service radio programmes.
Vijay Sharma, former head of BBC Asian Network, was presented with The Radio Academy’s Fellowship award at the Segue radio event in Leeds.
WorldDAB, the association which promotes DAB digital radio around the world, today announces the roll-out of a new DAB+ logo for international markets.
Ahead of the official launch of BBC Sounds, the branding for the desktop version of BBC iPlayer Radio has now disappeared.
BBC Radio 1, BBC 1Xtra, Jazz FM, MiSoul, Fun Kids, United DJs, Hits Radio and Flex FM are just some of the radio stations taking part in the International Radio Festival in Malta this year.
BBC to extend FM coverage to additional 400,000 people across Wales in its 40th birthday year, as it takes frequencies from Radio 3.
Weekend presenter B.Traits has confirmed she is leaving BBC Radio 1 after six years.
Small-Scale DAB multiplex operators will need to reserve space for community radio stations under new framework set out by the government.
Global is set to acquire Exterion Media, the second biggest Out-of-Home (OOH) in the UK, with operations in Ireland, France, The Netherlands and Spain.
Capital TV and Heartv have ceased transmissions on Sky/Freesat after six years of broadcasting.
The commercial radio service for Ullapool, Lochbroom FM, has been found in breach of its licence for not providing a service.
Olly Murs found himself caught up in today’s bomb scare in Lincoln on his way to Lincs FM, so the station went to him instead.
LBC has been called to another meeting at Ofcom to discuss its approach to compliance and impartiality.
BBC Radio 5 Live's Young Commentator of the Year competition is back and looking for more microphone stars of the future.
Connect FM has been found in breach of its licence for removing itself from DAB earlier this year.
GOLD! Tony Hadley and Sophie Ellis-Bextor will perform for the radio industry at this year's ARIAS in Leeds.
Global has spent today raising money for its Make Some Noise charity with a number of special activities taking place across the group.
DJ Semtex, who left BBC Radio 1 last month after 15 years on the network, has signed up for a new show on Capital XTRA.
Former LBC, talkRADIO and Invicta FM presenter Ian Collins is joining BBC Radio Kent to host the breakfast show with Anna Cookson.
Radiocentre is helping to coordinate the latest appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) across commercial radio, in response to the Indonesia Tsunami.
BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music presenter Mark Radcliffe has told listeners he's to take time off air while he is treated for cancer.
BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra presenter Charlie Sloth is leaving the BBC after 10 years on-air.
Long-serving Radio Essex presenter Tracie Young has left the station where she hosted the mid-morning show.
Zoe Ball will take over as the new permanent presenter on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show from 2019, Chris Evans has announced on-air.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire celebrates 30 years of broadcasting today, October 3, and is featuring a whole week of programmes looking back at memorable moments from the last three decades.
Pirate 70s has been removed from DAB in Cornwall and replaced by a new sister station - Pirate 80s.
talkSPORT has a new team for its coverage of England’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, and will be running a competition to send two listeners to the first West Indies Test in January.
BBC Radio 2’s Sounds Of The 60s is taking to the road in 2019 with a brand new live show hosted by Tony Blackburn.
The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has a new commercial radio station from today, known as Rock Radio.
Luke McPeake, UKRD's present Head of Production is to be promoted on October 1st to the role of Group Creative and Production Manager.
Xperi's DTS Connected Radio service is joining up with the BBC to run a hybrid radio trial for 18 months.
BBC Radio Kent breakfast show presenter John Warnett is moving to Drivetime from November 5th after 23 years waking up the county.
Kenny Allstar is starting a new Friday night show on BBC Radio 1Xtra, 9pm till 1pm, replacing DJ Semtex.
A total of 19 new transmitters are ready to be turned on in the coming weeks to bring coverage of the second national digital radio multiplex to a further 4 million people.
The minister responsible for radio has told the radio industry it should continue to work together as the government reviews the future for digital radio.
Opinion: Howard Kosky, CEO & founder of broadcast specialists markettiers4DC, shares his thoughts on Chris Evans moving to Virgin Radio.
If you missed the Next Radio conference 2018, all the sessions are now available to watch free of charge on the Next Radio website.
US satellite radio company SiriusXM is planning to acquire music streaming service Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.
Chris Burns, current Chief Operating Officer within the Deputy Director General’s Group, has been appointed as Head of Local Radio at the BBC.
Global has made its biggest purchase since setting up its radio business by acquiring two outdoor advertising companies - Primesight and Outdoor Plus.
Former Today programme presenter Evan Davis is returning to BBC Radio 4 to host PM as a replacement for Eddie Mair.
Sara Cox made light of the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast situation this morning by joking about taking over the programme from Chris Evans.
Cliff Richard has agreed to do a concert for BBC Radio 2 listeners as part of the In Concert series organised by the station.
Bauer is pulling out of the industry-wide Vodafone Big Top 40 show when its contract runs out in December.
Footballer Peter Crouch is to present a new weekly podcast for BBC Radio 5 live with BBC Radio 1’s Chris Stark and the BBC’s chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.
The nominations for the Audio and Radio Industry Awards have been unveiled by Capital South Wales Breakfast presenters, Matt Lissack and Polly James, live at the Next Radio conference in London.
Zoe Ball is the number one choice to take over breakfast from Chris Evans in the New Year, according to a report.
Irish language station Raidió Fáilte from Belfast has been named Station of the Year at the 2018 Community Radio Awards.