Radio Festival 2009 shapes up
The 2009 Radio Festival has unveiled an impressive line-up for this year’s event at the Nottingham Playhouse between June 29 and July 2, it’s hosted by Nicky Campbell.
Notable contributors include Channel 4’s Jon Snow presents Making Waves Behind Bars – The Power of Prison Radio featuring the Sony award winners behind Electric Radio Brixton.
Other highlights include Tim Davie, Director of BBC Audio and Music, on his first year in radio, John Myers on the function of localness in radio, while Shadow Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP will be unveiling the Tories’ plans for radio.
New BBC Radio 2 Controller Bob Shennan and RadioCentre’s Andrew Harrison are among the industry heavyweights to be grilled by BBC media correspondent Torin Douglas and BBC Radio 4’s Media Show will be recorded live on stage with Steve Hewlett.
Paul Gambaccini will pay tribute to the broadcasters who have inspired him. Plus Danny Baker will host the event's Gala Banquet.