For many businesses, this week heralds the start of the new financial year. Even though prospects for both the UK and world economies remain uncertain, there’s no doubt that the business of commercial radio is in excellent health. For the first time in 15 years, commercial radio now has more listeners than the BBC who are… Read More

The BBC has traditionally led the way with speech radio but maybe this trend is changing. TalkSport currently has its highest ever listening figure of 3.25 million*. The station provides extensive football coverage for the game obsessed UK audience – as well as coverage of other sports such as cricket, golf and rugby union –… Read More

Last week talkSPORT announced that they’ve secured live commentary rights to the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. Radio is expected to receive a big boost in listenership around The World Cup, as the Brazilians have moved the games to early kick-offs to meet the needs of European TV audiences. Many of the games will… Read More

No Talksport is not turning into TalkTennis, although given yesterday’s viewing figures for Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final (won by Andy Murray) maybe they should. Today sees news that Colin Murray from BBC Radio 5 Live has joined TalkSport and is due to be airing a daily show from 10am – 1pm every weekday. Colin Murray’s… Read More