Radio news & analysis
Rona Fairhead, the former chairman and chief executive of the Financial Times Group, is set to become the next BBC Trust chairman.
Bauer Media has hired Paddy McGuinness, the host of ITV's 'Take Me Out', to present a Sunday show across its radio stations in the North of England and Scotland.
Experian, the credit score information company, has signed a six-figure deal with LBC, Global Radio's national speech station, for its first ad-funded radio show.
The inclusion of a plastic bottle of water in the publicity shots for the new series of ITV's Downton Abbey sent social media into overdrive.
Leo Burnett's radio ad for Homebase was the most creative of those tested by the Radio Advertising Bureau in the first half of 2014.
The shortlist for October's Media Week Awards 2014 can now be revealed, and following more competition and entries than ever before, all the companies to have made the cut have reason to celebrate.
A shocking BBC Three drama, David Beckham, 'EastEnders' and the World Cup helped the BBC iPlayer report 260 million requests in June, up 9% on the same month last year.
On the day Rajar results show that 36.8% of radio listening in the UK is now happening via a digital device, Bauer Media's group managing director of advertising, Richard Dunmall believes its time to celebrate.
Today's Q2 Rajar results highlight several success stories for commercial and public radio, not least the popularity of talk radio, says Michael Williamson, head of radio, Amplifi at Carat.
Radio 2 breakfast show DJ Chris Evans achieved an industry record number of listeners during the second quarter of 2014, attracting 9.91 million listeners a week.
This year's Media Week Awards have attracted a record number of 563 entries from the UK's most innovative media companies.
Howard Bareham, the head of radio at Mindshare and GroupM, is to take the role of commercial development director at UTV Media (GB) ending 15 years at the WPP agency.
Is there demand among advertisers and listeners for the pending second national DAB multiplex, Arif Durrani asks.
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Rob Beckett, the comedian, is to present a Sunday instalment of Absolute Radio's 'Rock N Roll Football' from August, beefing up the station's football and comedy offering.
Bauer Radio and UTV Media have formed a partnership with the transmission company Arqiva to bid for the second national DAB multiplex.
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The Advertising Association has revised its annual forecast for the UK ad market upwards on the back of strong TV and radio advertising in Q1 2014, in the latest AA/Warc Expenditure Report.
Global Radio has appointed Daily Mail & General Trust's Ian Hanson to the newly created post of chief operating officer, in response to the ongoing growth of the media and entertainment group.
Bauer Media, the owner of Kiss, Empire and Grazia, has made more changes to its commercial team, following the arrival of Richard Dunmall, the group managing director of advertising.
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