Opinion

Steve Penk speaks his mind on Simon Mayo

Before I start, I am not somebody else bashing the BBC for the sake of bashing the BBC, this is me irritated by the arrogance of some of those who work for it.

Local Radio – how can it bring back sexy?

Opinion: BBC Local Radio and sexy. I accept this may be the first time ever you have read a sentence with these words in it but my question is serious and it is a very personal one for me, so please…

Accelerating Digital: Cars lead the way

A major digital radio expansion was announced by Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, speaking at today’s Drive to Digital: NOW conference held at BBC New Broadcasting House.

The launch of Bauer’s Greatest Hits

Read a recent #eRADIO opinion piece from former Bauer Programme Director Euan McMorrow on the launch of Bauer's Greatest Hits Network, aka City 2.

DAB+ proposal rejected by public opinion in Sweden

In Sweden, the DAB plan consists of a mutual launch, extension of the licenses for commercial radio to broadcast analogue and a conditional shutdown of FM transmissions. However, the proposal is met…

The future of radio.. by Steve Penk

Blog: As Commercial Radio becomes the most bland and predictable it has ever been since launching in 1973, I believe the future for entertainment based content is podcasting. By Steve Penk.

Blog: News is driving me mad!

I like to think I am generally a very positive person and it is most effective to highlight best practice but this week I felt moved to tweet..

How to create the 24 hour breakfast show

Ahead of the session at JockFest, Simon Hirst's producer Scott Myers looks at how switching off from your listeners after your show has ended, is a big no no.

Darren Henley on 20 years of Classic FM

This month sees the 20th anniversary of the launch of Global Radio’s national classical music station, Classic FM. Managing Director Darren Henley looks back for Radio Today.