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

Radio folk star in birthday video for RadioToday boss

Stars of the radio industry including Noel Edmonds, Elvis Duran, Tony Blackburn and Ashley Tabor have contributed to a 40th birthday video for RadioToday founder and editor Roy Martin. Continue reading

Dave Berry starts Breakfast on Absolute

Dave Berry’s new morning show on Absolute Radio began today, with guest George Ezra and some coffee-based banter with fellow Bauer breakfast presenter Ronan Keating. Continue reading

Spirit FM raises £7k on Local Radio Day

UKRD station Spirit FM in Chichester has hit its £50,000 target to raise money for a local man with disabilities after listeners donated more than £7,000 on Local Radio Day last week. Continue reading

BBC Radio wins Cricket World Cup 2019 rights

The BBC has secured radio commentary rights to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 for BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra and Radio 4 LW. 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

Young ARIAS to celebrate radio by 8-18 year olds

A new awards event has been launched to help celebrate radio and audio created by 8 to 18-year-olds. Continue reading