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Q Radio breakfast presenter Stephen Clements leaves

Breakfast presenter Stephen Clements has left Q Radio after eight years to join the BBC. Stephen announced his departure on Friday ahead of his last show on the Belfast-based station. He said: “Thank you to everyone who listened over the years……truly……chatting to you guys on air has been the BEST!! “I’ve made some amazing friends…..and worked with some incredibly talented people

Publication date: 23.06.2019

More daytime schedule changes at Hits Radio

Sarah-Jane Crawford is moving from the evening show to afternoons on Hits Radio, replacing Debbie Mac. As a result, Jordan Lee, currently covering the evening show, will replace Sarah-Jane from 7pm weekdays. Sarah-Jane will also continue on The UK Chart Show every Sunday 4-7pm. All programmes will be broadcast on Hits Radio Manchester and across the Hits Radio network of stations. The changes come as Debbie Mac leaves the station today, just weeks after Gethin Jones departed the breakfast show.

Publication date: 21.06.2019

Date set for Radiocentre’s Tuning In North event

Radiocentre has announced its next event, Tuning In North, taking place in Manchester. The morning event is happening on Wednesday 25th September at The Bridgewater Hall, bringing together radio stations, agencies and clients for a morning looking at the world of audio. Tuning In North will welcome ad execs and audio experts from across the north of England, who will hear about the latest trends and opportunities in radio and audio with a number of special guest speakers, who will be announced in the coming weeks.

Publication date: 20.06.2019

Charlie Higson joins Scala Radio for new series

Actor, comedian, author and former singer Charlie Higson is to host a new series entitled ‘The Playlists’ on Scala Radio. Known widely as one the creators, writers and actors of The Fast Show, Charlie co-produced BBC Radio 4’s spoof series Down the Line, has also appeared in ITV’s Broadchurch, and in the 1980s featured in band, The Higsons. For his new five-part series, Charlie will be sharing samples of curated classical music playlists that have helped him find the right words and set the atmosphere for writing over the years.

Publication date: 19.06.2019

Global to launch Heart Dance with Toby Anstis on Breakfast

Heart Dance, a new service from Global, is launching on DAB digital radio across the UK this Friday 21st June. The Club Classics formatted station will have former Heart presenters Toby Anstis on the breakfast show, and Lucy Horobin on afternoon drive. Lucy will also be presenting a weekend show every Saturday from 10am – 1pm. Heart Dance will play club classics from the likes of Basement Jaxx, Daft Punk, Ne-Yo, Ultra Naté, Fatboy Slim and Armand Van Helden.

Publication date: 17.06.2019

Tyler West to replace Alex and Andrea on KISS afternoons

There’s a new daytime line-up at KISS from today as mid-morning presenter Neev leaves for maternity. Alex and Andrea, who have previously teamed up to host ‘Live@KISS’ from 3-7pm on weekdays, will now host their own individual shows. Andrea Zara takes on mid-mornings on the station, taking over from Neev, and Alex Mansuroglu will host evenings from 7pm. KISS Afternoons will now be hosted by Tyler West who joined the brand earlier this year hosting weekday evenings.

Publication date: 17.06.2019

Tom Odell to host new four-part series on BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 has hired singer/songwriter Tom Odell to host a four-part series on BBC Radio 2. Produced by Wisebuddah, Around The Piano with Tom Odell sees Tom celebrate the role of the piano in shaping pop music over the last 60 years. During the four programmes, Tom takes the audience on a journey through the world’s most iconic piano-driven tracks – from Jerry Lee Lewis to Kanye West and Nina Simone to Harry Styles.

Publication date: 17.06.2019

BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 Words 2019 winners are revealed at Windsor Castle

The six winners of this year’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 Words children’s writing competition were announced today during a live broadcast from Windsor Castle. The final was attended by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who is an Honorary Judge and delivered a speech to the audience and met all the winners. The Bronze, Silver and Gold winning stories across the two age categories (5-9 years and 10-13 years) were read out by Hugh Bonneville, Konnie Huq, Helen McCrory OBE, Michael Sheen OBE, Sandi Toksvig OBE and David Walliams OBE. The event was attended Chris Evans, who created and launched 500 Words in 2011 and is Chair of the judging panel...

Publication date: 14.06.2019

Alan Robson’s Night Owls to end on Metro Radio and TFM

Alan Robson has announced his late night phone in, which he has hosted for almost 40 years, is coming to an end. He started hosting the show started on Metro Radio in 1983 and later extended to TFM in recent years, but will finish on Thursday 27th June 2019. Alan told listeners on Thursday evening, 13th June, and posted the news on social media. Alan said: “I’ve had an incredible career on Metro and I’m grateful to both them, and you the listeners, for sticking by me for so long.”

Publication date: 13.06.2019

BBC World Service The Food Chain Global Champion Award goes to School Meals Project in India

At the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol, the BBC World Service Global Champion Award was presented to Akshaya Patra - the world’s largest charity-run school meals project. This is the third year The Food Chain has presented its Global Champion Award. It looks for a person or project who is changing the way we produce, process, consume or even think about food for the better. Head judge, Iranian-American writer, chef and Netflix star Samin Nosrat, says: "There is nothing more important to me than getting children fed."...

Publication date: 13.06.2019