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BBC Radio 4 Reith lecturer announced as Ben Ansell for 2023

This year’s BBC Radio 4 Reith lecturer has been announced as Ben Ansell, Professor of Comparative Democratic Institutions at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

Pure Radio in Scotland closes citing disappointing figures

DC Thomson has closed its Scottish station PURE Radio after four years. The company says the service didn’t quite reach the expected listener and revenue numbers.

Publication date: 12.09.2023

New chapter for John Kennedy’s X-Posure as it goes daily on Global Player

Global has announced X-Posure Daily will be its first on demand show exclusive to Global Player. X-Posure Daily will be presented by Radio X’s ‘guru of new music’ John Kennedy, host of the music discovery show, X-Posure.

Publication date: 11.09.2023

BBC Radio Solent removes advert for Drive presenter following backlash

A social media post asking for a new Drivetime presenter on BBC Radio Solent has been removed following major backlash from listeners.

Publication date: 11.09.2023

Technical issues plague the start of networked show on BBC Local Radio

BBC local radio stations suffered major technical issues during the first week of shared programmes in the South and East as presenters say they are “clinging to the wreckage” of what’s left.

Publication date: 11.09.2023

BBC Local Radio presenters air their opinions on recent changes

Sophie Little, a presenter with BBC Radio Norfolk, has voiced her personal opinion on the changes across the network saying they are ageist and ableist.

Publication date: 10.09.2023

Frank Skinner and Myleene Klass amongst new speakers at Tuning In event

Radiocentre has announced new headliners for Tuning In at Picturehouse Central in London on 26th September. Joining Dave Berry and Miranda Sawyer on stage to celebrate 15 years of Absolute Radio will be comedian and Absolute presenter Frank Skinner.

Publication date: 08.09.2023

Honorary Doctorate for former 1Xtra presenter Reece Parkinson

Former Radio 1Xtra presenter Reece Parkinson has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Media and Communications by the University of East London. He received the award from UEL’s Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, at a ceremony at the University’s Dockland’s campus.

Publication date: 08.09.2023

Fleur East spills the beans on secret Strictly salsa

Strictly Come Dancing secrets were spilled in the Hits Radio Breakfast Show studio this morning.

Publication date: 08.09.2023

First acts for this year’s Magic of Christmas revealed

The first acts to appear at the Magic of Christmas which returns to The London Palladium this year on Saturday 25 November.

Publication date: 07.09.2023