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


talkSPORT is finding space up front, broadcasting more live football than ever. As well as holding exclusive live rights for Saturday Premier League matches, this national sport’s station has recently launched the first dedicated women’s football show on commercial radio. It goes out every Monday from 6-7pm and provides insight and analysis from the FA… Read More


In an era when there are more radio services than ever before, Bauer has just launched seven new online channels, extending some of their most famous brands. KISS has launched three new services; KISS DNCE, KISS Garage and KISS Ibiza. Kerrang! Radio has introduced Klassic Kerrang! Radio and Kerrang! Radio Unleashed and heat Radio has added… Read More


The commercial radio sector continues to evolve, as Bauer prepares to launch its third new radio station this year. Country Hits Radio launches nationally on April the 5th targeting 25-54 year olds. A study by the Country Music Association found that millennials, make up the largest segment of the UK’s country music fan-base. The launch of this… Read More


Valentine’s Day is just a week away, but how’s the relationship going between UK radio and its listeners? Is love in the air, or are some stations being “ghosted”. The RAJAR results for Q4 2018 are in and our experts have been working hard to bring you the highlights. It’s clear that the UK’s feelings… Read More


It’s not quite Halloween yet, but our experts have been up since the witching hour, dissecting the RAJAR results for Q3 2018 to summon up our analysis. Will it be a thriller for the radio groups, or will they be scared of the grizzly ghouls that await? Here are just some of the highlights… Overall,… Read More


National Stations and Networks There have been some significant rises across the national stations and networks this quarter, with most increasing weekly reach. Much of these gains have come from listeners choosing music over news chat, with the big winners being Magic, Heart, Absolute, Radio X, Capital Xtra and Gold Network. These winners seem to… Read More


The excitement’s been building… Everyone’s been looking forward to this week’s big event with its pomp and ceremony… and now the waiting is finally over… today is RAJAR day! Here are the highlights from RAJAR for Q1 2018, expertly summarised by the Radio Experts team. The big headline is that the union between radio and… Read More


Who’s listening to what station?… how are they listening?… and what does it all mean? The RAJAR results for Q2 2017 are in and this is our expert summary. If radio was a sport – commercial radio would be winning all the silverware. In Quarter 2 it achieved its highest ever total audience –  at… Read More