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.
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.
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.
Two new sessions have been unveiled for Segue next week: ‘Does Radio Have Passion For Music?’ and ‘Successful Song Writing for Radio’.
Capital TV and Heartv have ceased transmissions on Sky/Freesat after six years of broadcasting.
Bauer Media’s Academy and Arqiva have joined forces to launch a new apprenticeship partnership to improve skills in the wider community.
Representatives from Bauer Media and Mental Health First Aid England delivered a Where’s Your Head At? petition to Downing Street on Monday.
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.
Radiocentre is helping to coordinate the latest appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) across commercial radio, in response to the Indonesia Tsunami.
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.
The use of Blockchain technology in the audio world will be explored at the International Radio Festival’s Audio Conference in Malta on 1st November.
Daily Christmas updates voiced by Santa Claus from the North Pole are available once again for radio stations around the globe.
Xperi's DTS Connected Radio service is joining up with the BBC to run a hybrid radio trial for 18 months.
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.
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.
Bauer is pulling out of the industry-wide Vodafone Big Top 40 show when its contract runs out in December.
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.
Wireless Chief Executive Scott Taunton has told RadioToday that the group has no current plans to put Virgin Radio onto any of its FM licences around the UK, but hasn't ruled out doing so in the…
Bauer has requested a format change for its West Midlands regional FM licence, currently broadcasting national programmes from Absolute Radio.
Brave Broadcasting, which operates the Dumbarton and Helensburgh commercial station YOUR Radio - as well as the small scale DAB multiplex in Glasgow, has been acquired by Nation Broadcasting.
If your name's not down, you're not getting in.
Adding voice control to a car radio makes it easier to use, and safer to operate while driving, according to new research.
Wireless is returning to a networked show between Tower FM in Bolton/Bury, Wire FM in Warrington/Widnes/Runcorn and Wish FM in Wigan/St Helens.
Roxanne Pallet will not be returning to co-host the Breakfast Show on Minster FM following her actions on Celebrity Big Brother.
Nation Radio Scotland is now on-air with commercial-free output ahead of its official launch on October 1st.
Matthew Wright is joining Wireless station talkRADIO from next week to present the 1-4pm afternoon show, replacing Jamie East.
BBC local radio stations are starting to back local programmes to their evening schedules after the BBC DG Lord Hall announced plans to scrap the syndicated evening show last November.
Glasgow’s Sunny Govan Radio has been censured for playing a track containing offensive language.
Barrow-in-Furness community station, Cando FM has been found in beach for not providing a service in accordance with its Key Commitments.
Ricki Lee and Hanna Kaleta have become the first European owners of an American radio station.
The management at RAJAR has issued a statement about "numerous inaccuracies" contained in the Irish News following the recent listening figures.
The Radio Academy’s national radio and audio event, Segue is returning to Leeds this October 17th and 18th for its second year.
Ten new radio stations will be operated by UKRD this Christmas as the group launches festive local stations.
North East Scotland commercial radio station NECR has closed down citing difficult trading and growing pressure from the internet as the reason.
The independent station, which has 672,000 weekly listeners, will be managed by Bauer’s Steve Parkinson, Group Managing Director of National Radio.
An alternative official body to represent radio stations not part of Radiocentre is being seriously considered, RadioToday understands.
Radio presenters rather than journalists are the biggest risk to landing their stations in court for defamation or contempt, according to a new book published this week.
Celador is adding Sam FM Bristol back to the local DAB multiplex in a bid to increase listenership to the service.
Tindle has appointed James Keen as new Pan Island Station Director for the company’s Channel Islands stations, Channel 103 in Jersey and 104.7 Island FM in Guernsey.