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

Manchester radio ups game as Hits Radio arrives

As Key 103 becomes Hits Radio, other stations in the Manchester market are using the opportunity to entice new listeners to try them out. Continue reading

Bolton FM and Radio Tyneside get Queen’s Award

Community station Bolton FM in Greater Manchester and North East hospital station Radio Tyneside have been announced as recipients of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Continue reading