Executive Summary – RAJAR Q1 2015 It’s RAJAR day today… the quarterly results for listening habits in Britain. And what better way to start our analysis than by entering the mindset of today’s listener? The simple fact, borne out by logic but also by the results that follow, is that things are changing and they’re… Read More


Do you know what RAJAR is? More importantly, do you know why it’s so important? The next RAJAR results are due out this Thursday, so today, we’re giving you a very quick insight into Radio’s audience measurement system. What does RAJAR stand for? RAJAR stands for Radio Joint Audience Research and is the official body… Read More


We often think of our friends in the Nordic regions as being forward minded. So it’s great to see one of the UK’s innovations getting their endorsement. Radio streaming platform Radioplayer has been a great success in the UK, making a massive contribution to the large increases in online listening (RAJAR). Now it has been… Read More


Helen Keable, consultant at Radio Experts, says it’s encouraging to see some of commercial radio’s strongest brands collectively turning in such a strong book, particularly against a backdrop not only of the notoriously slow summer months but also a tenacious Beeb… Having taken a bit of a breather from the business over the past few… Read More


Every Quarter the radio station listenership results come in and the PR machines whir into action turning defeats into victories and victories into slaughters! There are lots of ways to cut through the results but looking at the actual reach of listeners per week per station is often the best barometer of all. So here’s… Read More


Fascinating changes at Radio 1 as Station Controller Andy Parfitt brings in yet another raft of changes. Parfitt’s strategy is partly to bring in more and more new faces and young blood, but the most amazing changes is less about who’s in and who’s out and more about the changes to the programming. Radio 1’s… Read More