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Clare Teal is joining Bauer for new Jazz FM show

Clare Teal, who hosted her final show on BBC Radio 2 this week, is joining Jazz FM. Clare announced she was leaving Radio 2 in November, and did her last programme on January 3rd 2021. Now Jazz FM’s breakfast presenter Nigel Williams has announced the broadcaster is joining the national jazz station to present big band and swing every Sunday night for two hours on The Clare Teal Show. Her first show will be on Sunday 24th January and her weekly two-hour slot will feature music handpicked by Clare. Clare says: “I am beyond thrilled to be joining Jazz FM. To find a new home as excited as I am, to share the music I love with like-minded folks, is just brilliant" ...

Publication date: 05.01.2021

Google removes talkRADIO YouTube channel

talkRADIO is no longer able to stream via its YouTube channel after Google suspended its account. The station says it wants a details explanation about the suspension, and has issued a statement about the move. All of talkRADIO’s archive is also offline, but is expected to reappear should the situation be resolved. talkRADIO points out it is regulated by Ofcom and has robust editorial controls in place taking care to balance debate...

Publication date: 05.01.2021

Tom Green joins Hits Radio as Hattie Pearson moves to weekdays

Morning changes at Hits Radio mean a new weekday early breakfast show for Hattie Pearson and Tom Green joining the network for weekend breakfast. Tom Green comes from KISS where he previously co-hosted Breakfast. He’ll replace Hattie on the Saturday and Sunday 6-9am slot, as Hattie moves to Monday to Friday 4-6am. It marks a return to ‘Hits’ for Tom as he used to present Breakfast on The Hits before joining KISS in 2017. John Isherwood, who previously hosted the overnight show on Hits Radio, departed the network at the end of 2020...

Publication date: 04.01.2021

Radio presenter Charlie Powell swaps KISS for Capital

DJ and producer Charlie Powell is joining Global as the new host of The Capital Weekender overnights. The former KISS and KISS FRESH host will be on-air from tomorrow every Saturday and Sunday from 1.30am till 5am and Monday afternoons on Capital Dance 4pm – 7pm. Charlie Powell said: “I’m so excited to be joining the Capital family. It hasn’t sunk in yet, but it’s a dream come true. My passion is always playing the biggest and best dance music for everyone and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to do this on the Capital Weekender & Capital Dance! I can’t wait to get started!” ...

Publication date: 01.01.2021

Game over for Kelvin MacKenzie’s Love Sport radio

Love Sport radio has ceased transmission on the national Sound Digital Ltd multiplex marking the end of the road for the service. The station told listeners it was taking a break back in April due to the coronavirus and has been airing mostly non-stop music ever since. Love Sport, founded by Kelvin MacKenzie, joined SDL a year ago taking over the slot from Panjab Radio but as of 10pm New Year’s Eve it is no more. Kelvin told RadioToday this morning: “Covid killed the radio star. Commercial revenues collapsed in March. The radio business, especially small radio, is taking a terrible hammering.” ...

Publication date: 01.01.2021

Olivia Jones joins Rock FM to co-host Breakfast

Presenter Olivia Jones is to join Joel Ross as part of the Rock FM Breakfast Show from January. Olivia will replace current co-host Janine Marsh who has been on the show since 2016. She presented her last show on Friday (18th December). On joining the Rock FM Breakfast Show from January 4th, Olivia says: “I am beyond thrilled to be taking on a new radio challenge at the start of 2021 with an incredibly talented team at Rock FM. “Breakfast radio is one the most exciting jobs in the world and I look forward to spending each morning with our funny, caring and loyal listeners.”...

Publication date: 21.12.2020

Christopher Biggins and Rick Astley in panto at Magic

Magic will be broadcasting its very own festive pantomime starring Christopher Biggins as well as a host of presenters on Christmas Day. The decision to air the panto follows the cancellation of many pantomimes across the country due to Covid-19. Christopher Biggins will be leading the festive show as the ‘Good Fairy’, and the hour long show will also have a cameo from singer Rick Astley. Christopher told Magic Radio’s Tom Price about his excitement for the show, which is sponsored by Gold TV Channel. When asked if this was his biggest panto to date, he replied “Oh without a doubt! The excitement when you first approached me was palpable, I couldn’t believe my luck. Just wonderful, because I know most of your audience are pantomime people!” ...

Publication date: 20.12.2020

Festive programmes and schedule changes at BBC Radio 2

Details of the Christmas specials and changes to the schedule for 2021 have been released by BBC Radio 2. Changes include an earlier start time for Vanessa Feltz who will be on from 4am till 6.30a starting on January 4th. Vanessa says: “When Radio 2 asked me to extend my show I was thrilled! It’s a real privilege to spend such intimate time with the UK’s early birds – and they continue to fascinate and astound us with their messages.” Radio 2 today launches a listener vote to discover the nation’s all-time favourite song from a musical. From 12pm on Friday 18 December to 12pm on Monday 11 January, listeners can take their pick from a long list of 50 classics spanning nine decades...

Publication date: 18.12.2020

Presenters Ewen and Cat are reunited at Breakfast

Cat Harvey is returning to breakfast radio in Scotland as she joins Ewen Cameron on the Greatest Hits Radio Network. Ewen and Cat will be back together again, almost a decade after they first worked together on Real Radio Scotland. They’ll be on Clyde 2, Forth 2 and the rest of the network in Scotland from 11th January 2021. Ewen said: “Cat is the epicentre of fun and I can’t wait for her to bring that every single morning to the radio studio. I’m over the moon we’re back together because as much as I’ve enjoyed working on my own, it’s like Ant without Dec, C3PO without R2D2. Cat completes me.”...

Publication date: 18.12.2020

Henrie Kwushue joins KISS for weekend radio shows

KISS has hired 25-year-old DJ, presenter and broadcaster Henrie Kwushue to host the weekend early breakfast show from 9th January 2021. Best known for her work on Spotify’s Who We Be UK’s podcast and contribution to the No Signal Radio station online, Henrie also famously presented the Thursday evening drivetime show on community station, Reprezent Radio. Following her production company’s (HTK Production) docuseries ‘IS YOUR AREA CHANGING’ in 2020, Henrie won the Dazed 100 fund, which allowed her to hire creatives from underprivileged backgrounds to work on the production of a series of short films under the title ‘Untold Stories’...

Publication date: 17.12.2020