Radio news & analysis
This week, Remy Kirk, ad director at Absolute Radio, talks (top secret) World Cup plans with Starcom, readies this year's Christmas Session and joins Wrighty in making a few sales calls
The unexpected revival and boom in television advertising in the second half of 2013 has been supported by new forecasts from ZenithOptimedia today.
By any measure, 2013 has failed to meet expectations. Following the once-in-a-lifetime highs of London 2012, this was tipped to be a rather uneventful 12 months.
Maxus has launched Maxus Partnerships, a content and sponsorships division, and hired Laura Wade, the head of digital at UTV's TalkSport and Sport magazine, to run it.
After the latest setback for Global Radio following its purchase of GMG Radio, Maisie McCabe predicts the next step.
More than 600 executives attended the Campaign Media Awards last week to celebrate the best commercial media campaigns and initiatives in what has been another whirlwind year for the industry.
Switzerland Tourism and Crystal Ski Holidays have signed a partnership with Absolute Radio that will see five pairs of listeners join the 'Christian O'Connell Breakfast' show on the slopes.
It was in October 2009 when I answered the phone to Daren Rubins. The conversation started pleasantly enough, but soon descended. MEC had just been awarded Media Week's Agency of the Year, and the then managing director of PHD, raw with ambition and ...
Global Radio's appeal against the Competition Commission ruling that it must sell the bulk of the former GMG Radio stations has been dismissed.
TalkSport has secured broadcast rights for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil, as parent group UTV Media reports its revenue increased by one per cent in the third quarter.
More than 600 media and marketing executives will attend this year's Campaign Media Awards at the London Hilton next week.
Commercial radio as a whole is on the up against the BBC, even if it remains a two-horse race, Mark Banham writes.
Adam & Eve/DDB's James Murphy and Campaign's Maisie McCabe graced the airwaves of Radio 4's Today Progamme this morning to discuss the Christmas ad season.
Kinetic Worldwide, WPP's out of home specialist, has appointed radio executive Richard Jacobs as its UK marketing director.
Andre Laurentino and Neil Lancaster review radio ads from the month just gone.
Manning Gottlieb OMD was crowned Agency of the Year and ITV won Sales Team of the Year at the Media Week Awards last night. Have a look through a gallery of photographs of the evening.
ITV picked up an impressive seven awards including Sales Team of the Year, Brand of the Year and the Grand Prix at the Media Week Awards last night, while Manning Gottlieb OMD won the coveted Agency of the Year prize.
Carat, Arena and UM London radio buyers praise the performances of Kiss and Absolute's brand extensions as well as the strong performance by the Capital network.
The stage is set for the Media Week Awards 2013 tonight, which will be attended by 1,450 members of the UK media industry and hosted by Greg Davies of 'The Inbetweeners' fame.
National radio listening figures for the third quarter of 2013.
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