Ben Cooper will run the BBC Asian Network in addition to Radio 1 & 1 Xtra, as Bob Shennan moves to Director of Radio and Music from today.
Radio 1 and 1Xtra are to offer 25 hour-long downloadable ‘phone first’ music playlists each week from the autumn.
BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra today announced plans for #1MillionHours - a year-long volunteering campaign.
It will be broadcast live on Radio 1 and the website, and will be on CBBC straight afterwards, whilst Cel Spellman will provide the Teen Awards after party, broadcasting his 5-7pm show live from the venue.
The Radio Academy is back, and brought us a three day festival enjoyed by hundreds of delegates this week.
Beats1 DJ and station director Zane Lowe has told the 2015 Radio Festival that the BBC's cultural importance in the UK is unrivalled.
Zane Lowe is heading back to the UK for a Radio Festival conversation with his former Radio 1 boss Ben Cooper.
The live urban music event will take place at the First Direct Arena and will feature performances from some of the UK and international acts currently played by the digital station.
CBBC presenter Cel Spellman will host a new show on BBC Radio 1 each Sunday, 4-7pm, dedicated to new pop music and Number 1 songs.
BBC Radio 1's controller Ben Cooper writes about the most recent RAJAR figures, in which the station lost listeners.
The historic Sunday evening chart show on BBC Radio 1 will be no more from this Summer as the programme moves to Friday.
BBC Radio 1 Controller Ben Cooper has delivered a harsh presentation at Radiodays Europe questioning the future of radio.
Ben Cooper, Ashley Tabor and Chris Evans are just some of the radio related people making the Debrett’s 500 list for 2015.
Ben Cooper, controller of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra will be in Carlisle and Sunderland this month to meet students at both Sunderland University and the University of Cumbria.
Helen Thomas, Editor of the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 will be one of the speakers at Radiodays Europe 2015.
BBC Radio 1's Official Chart Show presenter Jameela Jamil is leaving the national music countdown, after two years. Jameela was the first solo female presenter of the show since it started in the 60s, and 1Xtra's Clara Amfo will become the…
Details of an EGM have been announced at a Radio Academy Annual General Meeting on Wednesday evening, in which it was revealed both the Radio Festival and Radio Awards lost money in 2014.
Ben Cooper, Chairman of the Radio Academy has written to members explaining last week's announcement and called an Annual General Meeting.
Piers Bradford, Commissioning Editor at Radio 1 and 1Xtra is leaving the BBC ahead of the introduction of a new shared commissioning set-up at Radio 1 and Radio 2. (more…)
Exclusive content and a weekly round-up will be the main attraction to BBC Radio 1's new channel on BBC iPlayer from today.