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UK stations line-up for International Radio Festival

BBC Radio 1, BBC 1Xtra, Jazz FM, MiSoul, Fun Kids, United DJs, Hits Radio and Flex FM are just some of the radio stations taking part in the International Radio Festival in Malta this year. They’ll be broadcasting live from the Piazza D’Armi in Valletta, reaching over 100 million potential listeners around the globe. Now in its 9th year, this international broadcasting event represents the first and only global conference...

Publication date: 16.10.2018

Final agenda confirmed for Drive to Digital event

Digital Radio UK has confirmed the final conference agenda for Drive to Digital 2018: The Future of Radio. Drive to Digital 2018 will be chaired by Gethin Jones, co-presenter of the new Hits Radio Breakfast Show, and has a line up of senior speakers from broadcasters, supply chain, the automotive sector, the audio market and podcasters, who will be sharing their views on the future of radio.

Publication date: 13.09.2018

More speakers for the International Radio Festival

More speakers have been announced for the International Radio Festival taking place in Malta next month. BBC R&D’s Executive Producer Nicky Birch will cover exciting developments in voice-first audio formats, while international radio consultant and former Real Radio director John Simons will lead a panel on the rise of niche radio services from rock to jazz.

Publication date: 12.09.2018

RAJAR Q2 2018: London and national brands update

Kiss has taken over from Capital as the biggest commercial radio station in London in the latest Q2/2018 RAJAR listening figures. Capital’s audience in the capital is down 10.8% year on year to 2.063m, while Kiss has had a great quarter, hitting 2.087m weekly listeners – 24,000 more than its rival. In third place is Magic (1.667m), which leapfrogs rival Heart this quarter (1.404m). LBC is in fifth on reach with 1.280m listeners in the capital (down 9.3% year on year).

Publication date: 02.08.2018

Sheree Murphy and Ritchie Neville join Hits Radio

Former Emmerdale actress Sherree Murphy and boy band singer Ritchie Neville are among the presenters on the Hits Radio weekend schedule. Sherree teamed up with Wes Butters for her first show on the station this morning 9am-12noon, while Ritchie – who was in the group 5ive – hosts Hits Throwback, which airs on Sunday nights 7-10pm playing music from the 90s and 00s.

Publication date: 10.06.2018

Hits Radio Manchester replaces Key 103

Bauer’s new national station, Hits Radio, has launched – replacing the Key 103 brand after almost 30 years. Gethin Jones, Gemma Atkinson and Dave Vitty have taken over the breakfast show, as Mike Toolan moves to mid-mornings.

Publication date: 04.06.2018