Radio

Eamonn Holmes, Jamie East join refreshed weekdays on talkRADIO
by Nick Barnes on January 12th, 2018
talkRADIO have announced that Eamonn Holmes OBE will join the station, along with a raft of other weekday schedule changes. Holmes will takeover Drive (4-7pm). Mid-morning host Julia Hartley-Brewer will...

Danny Wallace returns to Global for Radio X Sunday show
by Nick Barnes on January 11th, 2018
Former Xfm Breakfast Show host, Danny Wallace, is to make his Global Radio return this Sunday (January 14th). Wallace will host a weekly show, from 7am-1pm, covering for Russell Brand...

Global expanding Heart to North Lancashire, Smooth to Cumbria
by Jordan Howell on January 8th, 2018
Global Radio have announced today (January 8th) that Heart will launch in North Lancashire, and Smooth Radio in Cumbria. The re-brands – which are due to happen in March 2018...

Q1 RAJARs:  49% of Bauer Media listeners consume stations digitally
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that 49.1% of all UK listening to Bauer Media radio stations is through digital – higher than the industry average of 36.6%. Bauer’s...

Q1 RAJARs: talkSPORT Premier League coverage increases audience by 28%
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that talkSPORT attracted 3.2 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – a year-on-year increase of 10%. The station’s flagship show, The Alan Brazil...

Q1 RAJARs: ‘Chris Evans Breakfast’ breaks more records for BBC Radio
by Jordan Howell on May 15th, 2014
Figures released today by radio audience measurement body, RAJAR, show that BBC Radio 2 attracted 15.57 million weekly listeners in Q1 2014 – an increase of 17.6% quarter-on-quarter, and 17.7% year-on-year. The Chris...

Bauer rebrand across North of England and Scotland
by Ruairidh Tait on February 13th, 2014
It’s not just a new, hour-long Old School & Anthems network show that arrives across the North of England and Scotland on Bauer Radio stations this coming Monday. It’s not...

Dave Rowntree joins Xfm
by Jordan Howell on January 8th, 2014
Blur drummer, Dave Rowntree, has joined the Xfm team for a weekly radio show. Starting tomorrow (January 9th), Rowntree will delve into his personal record collection to bring the stations...

RAJAR: Radio 1 and 1 Xtra’s latest listening figures, Nick Grimshaw
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
BBC Radio 1 has seen its audience fall in the latest RAJAR listening figures. As the station continues to adapt to attract a younger audience, the station has recorded its...

RAJAR: ‘talkSPORT’ vs ’5 Live’ / ’5 Live Sports Extra’, listening figures, Richard Keys, Andy Gray
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
National sports-talk radio station talkSPORT has recorded an 8% audience loss in the past quarter, but overall listening to the station based on hours listened has risen by almost 6%....

RAJAR: ‘Capital FM’ now the UK’s BIGGEST radio brand!, listening figures
by Jordan Howell on October 24th, 2013
In the latest RAJAR radio listening figures, the Capital FM Network has overtaken Global Radio stable-mate Heart to become the UK’s biggest commercial radio brand. In the last quarter 7.7...

Tina Hobley joins Smooth Radio for ‘Smooth Sundays’
by Jordan Howell on October 3rd, 2013
Global Radio have announced that Tina Hobley will begin hosting a Sunday morning show on Smooth Radio this weekend. The Holby City actress will be presenting Smooth Sundays, playing three hours of the best music...