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Yinka and Shayna Marie to take over Capital XTRA Breakfast

Capital XTRA is putting Yinka Bokinni and Shayna Marie Birch-Campbell on weekday breakfast. Yinka and Shayna Marie will replace Jez Welham, who RadioToday revealed will be leaving the show last week, from September 9th. Yinka joined Capital XTRA in 2016 as the host of the Capital XTRA Evening Show, whilst Shayna Marie started at Capital XTRA in January 2019 to host her own Friday night show well as a Saturday morning show with Yinka. Other changes are also coming to the schedule...

Publication date: 19.08.2019

Claire Lawson joins kmfm weekend schedule

Former Heart Kent weekend presenter Claire Lawson is joining kmfm to host two weekend shows. Claire was on Heart for over a decade but recently left due to the introduction of weekend and breakfast networking. He new show will air Saturday 3pm – 7pm and Sunday 12pm – 4pm. Claire said “Ridiculously excited to be joining the presenter line up at kmfm on the 31st August!! Literally can’t wait to chat to Kent again! So missed being on the radio and I really hope you’ll all make the switch to Kent’s Radio Station!”

Publication date: 19.08.2019

Jacqui Blay appointed Content Controller at Pulse 1 & 2

Pulse in West Yorkshire has appointed Jacqui Blay as Content Controller, succeeding Tony McKenzie. Jacqui is being promoted from her current role as Head of Presentation and host of Mid Mornings on Pulse 2, and has been at the two stations for almost 20 years. Station Director, Roger Cutsforth said “it’s a bittersweet moment as we bid a fond farewell to Tony Mac, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed our time working together and I’m incredibly grateful for the legacy Tony has left us, but I’m also really looking forward to...

Publication date: 16.08.2019

The Sound Odyssey with Gemma Cairney returns to BBC Radio 4

Loyle Carner, Kate Stables of This is the Kit, Nubya Garcia and Roxanne Tataei feature in the second series of BBC Radio 4’s The Sound Odyssey. TV and radio presenter, Gemma Cairney, will once again accompany four contemporary musicians to locations across the world as they collaborate with local artists; creating a new piece of music especially for the programme. Gemma Cairney says: “Making The Sound Odyssey, I’m left ever inspired by the beautiful human connection created through music...

Publication date: 15.08.2019

Sister Bliss signs up for series on Scala Radio

Sister Bliss, one of the founding members of electronica band Faithless, has signed up for a new five-part series on Scala Radio, launching on 1st September. In the new series, Sister Bliss will be bringing the eclectic spirit of Ibiza to the airwaves, playing classical music alongside flamenco, ambient and house. Broadcast every Sunday between 1-3pm, the show’s hand-picked playlists will reveal Sister Bliss’ long-held love of classical music and how it’s inspired her own successful career...

Publication date: 14.08.2019

Viking FM is moving out of Hull to join Hallam FM

Viking FM is moving its broadcast teams out of Hull to co-locate with Hallam FM in Sheffield. The station’s only remaining local show (once Drive goes networked in September), Breakfast with Alex Duffy and Ellie Brennan, will be broadcast from Sheffield starting on 2nd October. Bauer says: “The broadcast teams will move into our Sheffield studios, ensuring that they have access to the very best technology and resource and more vibrant creative environment.”

Publication date: 12.08.2019

Garry Spence to leave Capital Scotland for Clyde 1

Capital Scotland drivetime presenter Garry Spence is leaving the station after more than a decade to join commercial rival Clyde 1. Garry has been on drive on the Capital Scotland frequencies since the station rebranded from Xfm to Galaxy in November 2008. He’d previously been on Xfm Scotland’s weekend schedule, and had 3 years at Vibe in East Anglia after starting his career at MFR in his hometown of Inverness. Bauer says Garry will take over Clyde 1’s 4-6pm Home Run show from early 2020. He’s currently the only...

Publication date: 08.08.2019

Complaints against Nigel Farage Show rejected

Ofcom has rejected seven complaints made against The Nigel Farage Show on LBC for comments made by the host. During a programme on 31st March, Nigel Farage said that “Jon Snow should be attacked” during a discussion with Alastair Campbell about Brexit and the fact that the UK did not leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. The complainants felt this was “inappropriate” and “unsuitable” and potentially encouraged violence against Channel 4 News journalist Jon Snow...

Publication date: 07.08.2019

talkSPORT announces Premier League coverage plans

Saturdays will be known as ‘GameDay’ on talkSPORT as the station announces a new line-up of presenters for the start of the new Premier League season. The station has the rights to broadcast live matches at 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm on Saturdays this year – and has increased the number of top flight games it will commentate on by more than a quarter. Wireless-owned talkSPORT is also introducing a new Friday night preview show and a quiz format on Sundays. It’s also broadcasting the first programme created by the Audio Content Fund, using government money...

Publication date: 06.08.2019

Capital’s Roman Kemp in trouble for repeated swear words

Capital has been found in breach of two Ofcom rules for broadcasting a pre-recorded offensive item twice in the same breakfast show. Content with the offensive language, (an F bomb), was broadcast in a segment at 6.10am, to which the breakfast presenter apologised for. The exact same content, a prank call, was then broadcast again at 8.15 followed by a similar apology. At approximately 6.30 Roman Kemp said: “Just a quick note just to apologise on our behalf if you heard any bad language during"...

Publication date: 05.08.2019