Industry

Chris Evans says talkRADIO is changing to talkNEWS

Chris Evans has told listeners to his Virgin Radio breakfast show that Wireless' talkRADIO is going to rebrand as talkNEWS - and suggested Nick Ferrari and John Humphrys would be great signings.

Bauer Media continues to grow with two acquisitions

Bauer Media has bought itself 33 new analogue radio stations and three digital services after buying Lincs FM Group and Celador Radio, but will sell some of those for competition reasons.

Bauer Media acquires Lincs FM Group

Bauer Media Group has bought Lincs FM Group, which comprises of nine licences across Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Rutland.

BBC rejects News UK-funded report on 5 live

The BBC says it rejects the headline findings of a report by academics at the University of Kent into the levels of news and current affairs output on Radio 5 live.

Global says it’s reviewing internship roles

Global has dropped an advert for an unpaid internship opportunity and says there is an ongoing review of such positions at the UK's biggest commercial radio company.

Bauer sells music TV services to Channel 4

Channel 4 has acquired full ownership of The Box Plus Network, buying the remaining 50% stake in the network that it did not previously own from Bauer.

Over £20 million raised by Cash for Kids in 2018

Bauer Media’s dedicated charity network is forecasted to raise £21,299,104 and support over 800,000 sick and underprivileged children in local communities across the UK in 2018.

The 10 biggest UK radio industry stories of 2018

The last 12 months have been the biggest in RadioToday's history, with over a million new people visiting the site, so here are the top 10 reasons 2018 was one of the most interesting years in recent…