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Richard Dunmall: 'It's a good day for the future of the radio industry'

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.

 

The Q2 Rajars show a high point for good old talk radio

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.

 

Rajar Q2 2014: Chris Evans attracts all time radio high of 9.91m listeners

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.

 

Record entries for Media Week Awards 2014: meet the judges

This year's Media Week Awards have attracted a record number of 563 entries from the UK's most innovative media companies.

 

Howard Bareham leaves Mindshare for UTV Media after 15 years

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.

 

Does radio need another digital multiplex?

Is there demand among advertisers and listeners for the pending second national DAB multiplex, Arif Durrani asks.

 

Things We Like: George Clooney's spat with the Daily Mail

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 18 July, and one thing we didn't...

 

Absolute Radio signs Rob Beckett

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 bid to operate new digital multiplex

Bauer Radio and UTV Media have formed a partnership with the transmission company Arqiva to bid for the second national DAB multiplex.

 

Things we like: SMG taking over Turnmills, Stationer's report, Absolute Radio

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 11 July, and one thing we didn't....

 

UK ad forecast raised after strong Q1 for radio and TV

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 hires DMGT's Ian Hanson as COO

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 continues commercial restructure

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.

 

Private Hear: July 2014

Gerry Human, chief creative officer, Ogilvy & Mather London, and Micky Tudor, creative director and partner, CHI & Partners, gave us their take on a selection of ads from the month just gone.

 

Twitter's UK leader: Media Week Awards 2014 captures 'thrilling evolution' of market

Final entries for this year's Media Week Awards, the biggest night of the year for the British media industry, must be submitted by Thursday (3 July) to qualify.

 

Sure runs tactical ad playing on World Cup referees' white spray

Unilever's Sure deodorant brand has created a tactical ad that plays on a new phenomenon in football, the referee's white spray, first seen by UK audiences during the World Cup.

 

UK wins only one Radio Lions award

Only one of the two UK agencies nominated for a Radio Lion at this year's Cannes festival has walked away with an award.

 

Leo Burnett wins Aerial award for the Co-Op

The Co-Operative "bread lunch (sandwich)" radio ad by Leo Burnett has won the Aerial award.

 

UK gets just two entries in Radio Lions shortlist

UK creative agencies have just two entries in the Radio Lions shortlist at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, down from 12 in 2013.

 

Cannes 2014: behind the numbers

Attendance is up (just), traditional entries are down. Arif Durrani on this year's trends.

 
 

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