Trevor Dann hosts a special discussion on stage at the Nations and Regions Conference in Salford, titled ‘Radio Tomorrow’.
Tony Blackburn was named as the Gold winner at the Audio Production Awards 2017.
The Radio Independents Group has written to BBC DG Lord Hall to ask that senior radio expertise is retained within his new commissioning structure, due to announced in the next few weeks.
MPs have backed BBC proposals to make 60% of eligible radio hours available to competition from independent producers.
The list of nominees for this year's Radio Production Awards are out, including for the new Grassroots Award.
The Radio Independents Group says any cuts to the BBC's content spend as a result of the licence fee deal should not apply to radio.
Entries are now welcomed for this year's Radio Production Awards, organised by the Radio Independents Group and supported by the Radio Academy.
The BBC Trust and the current licence fee should be scrapped and more commission should go to indies, DCMS says.
Radio Independents Group still pushing for more than a 20% window to create programmes for the BBC.
The winners of the Radio Production Awards 2014 have been announced, and include journalist and producer Gillian Reynolds picking up the Gold Award.
RIG wants the BBC to take several key steps to meet the need to better represent the UK nations and regions on its network radio services.
The BBC Trust is set to hold a wide-ranging review of the BBC's content supply arrangements for both radio and TV.
This year's Radio Production Awards are open to submit entries, with a closing date of September 17th.
Following a Featured Vacancy on the new RadioTodayJobs.com, Radio Independents Group has appointed Will Jackson as its first Managing Director.
Former Ofcom exec Will Jackson joins us as Commercial Manager.
GTN UK MD Paul Hutton leaves the company, as Trafficlink takes over traffic services.