One of radio’s biggest sectors, Travel, has been boosted by Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement today of reductions in UK Air Passenger Duty (APD). It won’t arrive in time for those icy Winter Holidays but it will be in place in time for those ice-cream filled summer getaways. Osborne’s headline change is that children under the… Read More


A lot is said about radio’s role within the increasingly complex world of media integration. But even when complex technologies are involved, sometimes it’s the old ideas that work best. A brilliant example of this – is when we see radio stations using social media to do something they’ve pretty much always done…..tell listeners what… Read More


The dust has settled on the grand unveiling of the Q3 RAJAR results last month and after a period of reflection our Radio Experts have been analysing the data in more detail. Whilst some in the media feel that it was a very uninspiring set of results, there are two particularly interesting trends we’ve spotted… Read More


Bauer Media UK has announced that Magic and Kiss are to go national. It’s all part of Bauer’s national radio growth strategy and the changes are planned to take place from January 2015. Magic FM, currently broadcasting in London on 105.4 FM will be available across the UK on DAB with its “Good-mood music” proposition.… Read More