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Evans earning £1.6m for Radio 2 breakfast show

Chris Evans remains the BBC’s highest paid radio presenter in the latest figures published by the corporation today. The 2017-2018 annual report shows the Radio 2 breakfast show host being paid between £1.6m and £1.669m – compared to 2016-2017 when he was paid between £2.2m and £2.249m for his work on both Radio 2 and Top Gear.

Publication date: 11.07.2018

Word Cup Winners: 5 live surges as England succeeds

BBC Radio 5 live has emerged as one of the winners of the World Cup as listeners have switched to the station for the latest from Russia 2018. A record number of people have listened to 5 live’s podcasts and the station has seen a surge in online listening since the tournament started in June.

Publication date: 11.07.2018

Radio is the perfect Number 10: The Three Lions assist machine

England’s fine form in Russia has undoubtedly lifted the mood of the nation. As we cheer the players on in the searing heat, we’ve never felt more connected to the national team. Nothing taps into the spirit of the nation quite like a world cup… Well, except for radio.

Publication date: 10.07.2018

talkSPORT 2 to broadcast the 147th Open live

talkSPORT 2 is broadcasting live ball-by-ball coverage of The Open this year, starting next week. Richard Kaufman will present live coverage from Carnoustie starting on Tuesday July 17, bringing all the latest news, live commentary and interviews from the players at the 147th Open.

Publication date: 10.07.2018

BBC Children in Need announces 2017 total

BBC Children in Need announced its fundraising total for the 2017 Appeal, £60,750,000. Highlights from the 2017 Appeal include BBC Radio 2’s fundraising spearheaded by Chris Evans’ Breakfast Show which saw millions raised through CarFest and the Breakfast Show’s auctions, Countryfile’s 2017 calendar and Ramble weekends, The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge and a BBC Children in Need Rocks the 80s concert.

Publication date: 09.07.2018

New audio media and creative agency launched

A new specialist audio media buying and creative agency has been created by two former commercial radio directors. “Audio is not just a great medium to work with; it offers more opportunities to connect with an audience than ever. At over 35 million listeners a week, the commercial radio audience is going through a period of growth, with the majority (50.9%) now consuming radio on digital platforms."

Publication date: 09.07.2018

ReelWorld wins BBC Radio 1 Summer Mixes project

ReelWorld has been chosen to deliver the creative for this year’s BBC Radio 1 Summer Mixes. The MediaCityUK-based company is producing all the new content for this year’s output – over 20 hours of music mixes – covering a wide range of styles and eras.

Publication date: 06.07.2018

Sex and relationships show coming to Heart

Comedian Ellie Taylor and author Anna Whitehouse are to host a brand new Sunday night show on Heart. They’ll be pausing the music and chatting about sex and relationships, and what’s been happening in their worlds that week. Ellie is known for ‘The Mash Report’, and her ‘Message From Women Everywhere’ sketch went viral earlier this year with more than 60 million views...

Publication date: 05.07.2018

Guido Fawkes reporter Ross Kempsell to join Talkradio as station's first political editor

Guido Fawkes chief reporter Ross Kempsell has joined Talkradio as the commercial radio station’s first political editor. Kempsell will be on-air later this month. Said Kempsell: “I will drive forward a significant expansion in the station’s political coverage. We plan to build a strong broadcast presence in Westminster.

Publication date: 04.07.2018

Heart break for Stephen Mulhern & Emma Willis

Heart weekend presenters Stephen Mulhern & Emma Willis are taking a break from the network over the summer. Their regular Sunday morning 9am till 12pm show is now being hosted by Sian Welby for the time being.

Publication date: 04.07.2018