2022 radio advertising

Welcome to the 2021 Radio Round Up! Commercial radio celebrated its largest ever reach of 36.8 million people. That’s a phenomenal 500,000 up on the last RAJAR! Read more here…… Read More

Online audio isn’t a brand-new opportunity for advertisers, but it is a fast growing one, and consumption of online audio increased significantly throughout the pandemic. The increased frequency of online listening versus pre-pandemic is: Listening to online radio is up 33% Listening to podcasts is up 35% Streaming music is up 39% The IAB UK… Read More

RAJAR Q3 2021 – A New Commercial Radio Record The radio industry this week received its first RAJAR results for 18 months, and commercial radio hit its largest ever reach. Selected highlights are below: Radio reaches 89% (49.5m) of the UK population each week who listen for an average of 20.4 hours each. Commercial radio… Read More

FM Radio to Continue Until 2030 FM should continue until at least 2030 in the UK according to a Digital Radio and Audio Review by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The review has been welcomed by the BBC, Global and Bauer saying FM plays an important part in people’s lives and radio… Read More

Permanent radio show for Judge Rinder at talkRADIO Judge Rinder has signed up as the new permanent host of Drivetime every Friday on talkRADIO and talkRADIO TV. Rob had covered the show earlier the year but now commits to hosting one programme a week. He says: “After guesting in the Drivetime chair this summer, I’m… Read More

Classic FM presenter Alexander Armstrong is planning to perform 24 concerts in 24 hours Alexander Armstrong will perform at a variety of locations across London and the South during a 24-hour marathon, which starts on Thursday 30th September at 12pm in support of Global’s Make Some Noise. His back-to-back concerts will include St Paul’s Cathedral… Read More

Jeremy Kyle Joins talkRADIO Jeremy Kyle is returning to the wireless by signing up as the new Drivetime presenter on talkRADIO. He’ll be on-air from 4pm till 7pm Monday to Thursday, starting on 13th September. Jeremy is no stranger to talkRADIO, having hosted a weekend show which started in 2018. He also worked for talkSPORT… Read More

As we move into Autumn (where has the time gone?!), we want to take a moment to reflect on the summer of 2021. A summer where we were able to visit family and friends again. A summer where we were able to take our families on days out. A summer where we were able to… Read More

106 Jack FM Gets First Drivetime Show Oxfordshire’s 106 JACK fm is to air its first regular Drivetime show since the station launched in 2007. Adam English, who currently hosts Drive on Union JACK, will have his show extended to Union JACK Dance, Union JACK Rock and JACK fm plus JACK2 Hits and JACK3 Chill.… Read More

Cool FM Launches Spin-Off For Belfast Marathon Cool FM is launching an online radio service for anyone taking part in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon. “Cool Workout” will be running in conjunction with the event and is the first spinoff station to be launched by Cool FM in its 30-year history. David Tighe,… Read More