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Capital’s Vick Hope signs up for Classic FM series

Vick Hope, co-host of the Capital breakfast show, is to present two programmes on Classic FM. The classical music station is launching its first-ever series for students to help them through their GCSEs, A-levels, Scottish Highers and university exams. Classic FM’s Revision Hour will be broadcast every Saturday night (9pm to 10pm) from 27th April to 15th June and will be hosted by Vick, Lewis Capaldi, Dan Smith and more yet to be announced presenters.

Publication date: 20.04.2019

Andrew Ridgeley to host Bank Holiday special on BBC Radio 2

Andrew Ridgeley is hosting a special 80s music show on BBC Radio 2 next month. He’ll make his radio presenting with Andrew Ridgeley’s 80s’ Playlist on Monday 6th May from 5pm till 7pm. Andrew will be playing the tracks that mean the most to him from the decade and sharing his own memories and stories from the era in which he dominated the pop charts as one half of Wham!, alongside George Michael.

Publication date: 19.04.2019

Jazz FM announces PRS For Music Gold Award winner

British multi-instrumentalist and composer Jacob Collier has won the PRS For Music Gold Award as part of the Jazz FM Awards 2019. He’ll be given the award at the event, which is taking place this year on 30th April at Shoreditch Town Hall. Helen Mayhew – Jazz FM Presenter and Awards Judge said: “Jacob’s talents are extraordinary, he possesses a unique ear for harmony as heard not only in his multi layered YouTube songs, but also in his"...

Publication date: 18.04.2019

Zoe Ball & Margot James confirmed for Radio Festival 2019 line-up

BBC Radio 2 Breakfast host Zoe Ball and Digital Minister Margot James have been added to the line-up of this year’s Radio Festival, joining already-announced Simon Mayo. Zoe Ball will open the Radio Academy event this year talking to Paddy O’Connell about her old Radio 1 days, history repeating itself as she stepped into Chris Evans’s shoes and taking on Radio 2 breakfast, alongside her love of radio.

Publication date: 18.04.2019

Radio professionals head to Student Radio event in Swansea

A number of radio presenters, producers and management are in sharing their experience and knowledge with students in Swansea this week. The annual Student Radio Conference is taking place over three days, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and has a line-up to rival most other industry events. Radio presenters giving up their time include Greg James, Adele Roberts, Aled Hayden Jones, Stephanie Hirst, Matt Edmondson, Mollie King, Tim Cocker, Will Manning, Vicki Blight, Trevor Nelson, Tom Swarbrick, Alex Mansuroglu and Sam Darlaston.

Publication date: 16.04.2019

More comedy commissioned at Union Jack Radio

Union Jack is to launch three new comedy series in a bid to claim the title of the ‘Home of British Comedy’ on the radio. Launching on Monday 6 May 2019 is Union JACK’s Pundays, hosted by Colin Leggo, winner of one of Leicester Comedy Festival’s sell-out events, the 2019 UK Pun Championship. This day-long, weekly feature will see Union JACK ditch Mondays and replace them with Pundays, when listeners will be invited to send the station puns...

Publication date: 15.04.2019

Greg Burns returns to UK radio with Hits Radio show

Former Capital and Heart presenter Greg Burns is back on the radio in the UK with a weekend show on Hits Radio. Greg moved to Australia to host mid-mornings on Nova in Sydney in 2016 and is currently hosting the new Bauer show from Australia before returning to the UK in the next few weeks. His first show was yesterday, titled The Hits Radio Throwback, airing every Sunday from 7pm to 10pm.

Publication date: 15.04.2019

Capital’s Adam Brown to host XS Manchester Breakfast

Former Capital Manchester, Key 103 and BBC Radio Manchester presenter Adam Brown is joining XS Manchester to host Breakfast. Adam will replace Steve Berry and Sophie Sveinsson from April 23rd. Steve hosted the breakfast show when the station, previously known as Rock Radio, launched in 2008. He left in 2010 but returned to the programme in 2013. Sophie has been with XS since 2016 and on breakfast since last year. She moves to a new afternoon show, weekdays 1-4pm.

Publication date: 15.04.2019

Bauer design agency reveals Hits Radio national roll-out

One of Bauer’s design agencies has offered an insight into the future of the Hits Radio brand after writing about its recent work on its website. Thinkfarm, which works with Bauer designing and promoting some of its radio stations, created the brand identity and marketing campaign for Hits Radio. It appears to confirm that Hits Radio will replace regional brands to create one national station.

Publication date: 11.04.2019

Eímear Noone joins Classic FM for new High Score radio series

Classic FM has signed game scores composer Eímear Noone as the new host of its video game music series, High Score. A new six-week series starts on June 22nd, with each hour-long programme featuring a different theme. Themes include Game Changers, Girl Power, and Magic, Myths and Legends. Eímear Noone’s music has reached more than 100 million people through her award-winning scores for World of Warcraft and Warlords of Draenor. Over the past nine years...

Publication date: 10.04.2019