In full: James Purnell’s radio speech to the EBU

James Purnell, Director of Radio & Education, has delivered his keynote speech to the EBU’s Truth and Power Conference, with revelations on the future of radio. Continue reading

BBC wants to work closer with Commercial Radio

The BBC is not admitting defeat or ceasing to care about radio audience share, despite a newspaper report to the contrary. Continue reading

Pete Mitchell to return with new Virgin Radio shows

Former Virgin 1215 breakfast presenter Pete Mitchell is returning to the brand, with a new history of music documentary series for Wireless Group’s Virgin Radio. Continue reading

Greg James and Nick Grimshaw swap Radio 1 shows

Nick Grimshaw is coming off the Radio 1 breakfast show after six years to host drivetime in a direct swap with Greg James. Continue reading

BBC Radio 2 to celebrate the summer in Ibiza

For the first time ever, BBC Radio 2 is heading to the White Isle to celebrate the dance music of the 80s, 90s and 00s. Continue reading

British Podcast Awards 2018 – the winners

BBC 5 Live’s Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review picked up the Listeners’ Choice Award, Voted for by the public, at this year’s British Podcast Awards in London. Continue reading

RAJAR Q1 2018: Heart grows bigger than Radio 1

Heart has overtaken BBC Radio 1 in terms of weekly reach for the very first time – making it the first commercial radio brand to ever have more listeners than the historic BBC station. Continue reading