CFM spent 13 hours broadcasting from the Sellafield nuclear site yesterday, raising money for the station’s Cash for Kids Give us a Break appeal.
Radio executive John Myers is returning to CFM, the radio station he launched 20 years ago, to host a special four hour programme.
CFM has been found in breach of Ofcom rules for the way it broadcast commercial-type messages in its news bulletins about an local concert .
TwentyRadio stations are to broadcast a live performance from Coldplay and interview with the band next month.
The June 7th Mylo Xyloto tour gig at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light will air during an In:Demand evening show special on 14th June, with bespoke versions of band interviews made for English and Scottish audiences.
Twelve ofRadio’s ‘Place Portfolio’ stations are promoting local pantomimes and Sainsburys as part of one of the group’s first ever ‘product placement’ promotions.
Stations including Magic 105.4, Forth, Clyde, Key, Metro and Hallam will source content from the pantomimes to be used on air as well as give away trips to the theatre shows and vouchers to spend in the supermarket.
Media has appointed Cath Ellington as Regional Managing Director, North East, to lead local radio stations Metro Radio, CFM and TFM.
Cath has spent the majority of her 22-year career atin the North East, working at Metro in several operational roles and at TFM, where she was Station MD before moving to manage ’s radio charities Cash for Kids in 2007.