talkSPORT to offer two commentaries for England v Scotland Two different teams of commentators will be working at talkSPORT on Friday night as England plays Scotland at Wembley in the Euros. There will be an England-focused commentary on talkSPORT and a Scotland-focused commentary on talkSPORT 2, providing a choice for England and Scotland fans. On… Read More

Commercial Radio’s amazing prizes Recently, commercial radio has given away some amazing prizes. Heart amazingly made one listener a millionaire in the culmination of the network’s ‘Make Me a Millionaire’ competition which has been running since March. The lucky winner, Shelley from Northampton who owns a burger van, had earlier turned down £10,000 on March… Read More

Home working is here to stay. According to KPMG, just 31% of businesses expected their working operations to return to normal this year, while just 45% expected a return to normality in 2022. So, we are going to be at home for some time to come. Radio has always provided companionship, but over the last… Read More

Radiocentre Appoints a New CEO Ian Moss has been appointed as the new CEO of Radiocentre, replacing Siobhan Kenny who announced her departure last year. Siobhan leaves Radiocentre after seven years as CEO at the end of June 2021. Ian is currently Chief Executive of STM – the international association representing academic and professional publishers… Read More

Digital listening continues to expand Listening to radio via a digital device continues to grow with the number of national digital stations available on DAB/DAB+ expanding to more than 50. The number of national commercial stations has grown to 46, with recent new station launches including Boom Radio, Union JACK Dance, Union JACK Rock and… Read More

It’s been another busy week in the world of radio. We’ve rounded up the main talking points for you below: LBC Campaigner and social activist, Nimco Ali OBE, is joining LBC to host a new 10-part podcast series. Common Ground with Nimco Ali, will see Ali tackle the difficult conversations that often surround race, religion… Read More

Radio listening figures for Q2 2020, covering 30th March to 21st June, were due to be released today. But due to the coronavirus lockdown, which began on the 23rd March, no new numbers are available. The recruitment of the RAJAR listening panel changes every 3 months and is carried out by doorstep researchers. As a… Read More

With the UK officially leaving the European Union, and Harry and Meghan stepping back as senior members of Britain’s royal family, Q1 2020 was already shaping up to be a fascinating start to the new year…  and then the Covid-19 lockdown began. Only the last week of the 13 weeks of this survey covered this… Read More

There’s been a huge number of captivating stories over the last few months. The General Election, Brexit, Megxit and the attempt to impeach Donald Trump, but here’s another captivating story that’s hot off the press… the latest RAJAR results for Q4 2019! The big news is that the UK remains in love with radio reaching… Read More

Darkness falls across the land… the midnight hour is close at hand… creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorise your neighbourhood. Or it might just be a Radio Expert – staying up late to analyse the latest RAJAR results for Q3! It might not be Halloween just yet, but radio is casting its spell… Read More