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KISS FRESH launches new Drum & Bass radio show

The KISS Network has launched a new radio show dedicated to Drum & Bass music with new host Mollie Collins. ‘The Drum & Bass Show with Mollie Collins’ debuted on KISS FRESH last Tuesday night at 9pm. In just two years, Mollie has played at over 100 shows and 10 festivals this year, featuring on numerous major rave lineups across Europe.

Publication date: 30.07.2018

All Saints get up close and personal with Lincs FM

Lincs FM played host to All Saints in an intimate gig to around 200 of their listeners this week in Newark. All the tickets for the show at the Palace Theatre in the town were won by listeners to the radio station. On bringing All Saints to Newark, Lincs FM’s Programme Manager Sam Heywood said: “I am thrilled that Lincs FM could bring All Saints to the area days before their new album is out and show the people of Newark what we are all about.

Publication date: 27.07.2018

Cool FM signs two year deal with Ulster Rugby

Cool FM has teamed up with Ulster Rugby in an exclusive two-year deal, extending to sister stations Downtown Radio and Downtown Country. The partnership will see Cool FM deliver new match day initiatives at the home games across the year, with content online, on air, and across news programming.

Publication date: 27.07.2018

45 Radio launches in Norwich on DAB multiplex

A new radio station has launched in Norwich on DAB targetting the 45+ age group, called 45 Radio. 45 Radio is playing “Music for our generation” and is looking to expand to other areas in the near future, in addition to an online feed via apps and smart speakers. The station says it is “A lifestyle sound geared towards the future with events and more with at least 55 minutes per hour with no interruption”

Publication date: 25.07.2018

Greg James thanks listeners as he leaves Drivetime

Greg James has said thank you to his listeners and his co-host Chris Smith for his last six years on the Drive show at Radio 1. Greg presented his last show on Thursday last week ahead of moving to Breakfast in the autumn. He posted a message on Instagram along with a photo of his team, saying he’s sad to be not working with Chris Smith anymore as he’s become his best mate.

Publication date: 23.07.2018

Entries open for radio’s VOX Awards 2018

The VOX Awards are now open for entries ahead of the annual awards ceremony and voice-over conference in October. The VOX event is for professional voiceover artists, agents, creatives, producers and the audio industry and will see two new categories introduced this year.

Publication date: 20.07.2018

Radio helps mark release of Now 100 album

Radio stations including Absolute 80s, Virgin and BBC Radio 2 are among those airing special programmes as the 100th Now That’s What I Call Music album is released. Bauer digital station Absolute 80s is broadcasting a celebration at 8pm tonight (Thursday), presented by Mark Goodier, called “That Was Then, This is Now 100”. It will look back over 35 years of the compilation album.

Publication date: 19.07.2018

BBC Radio 4's Today programme launches their first ever student journalism awards

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme has launched its inaugural student journalism awards aiming to discover and acknowledge the best in student media. The BBC Radio 4 Today Programme Student Journalism Awards will celebrate students across a range of individual and team categories. The winners of the two most prestigious awards will be offered paid employment with the BBC.

Publication date: 19.07.2018

Ofcom calls LBC meeting after Farage complaint

Ofcom has requested a meeting with LBC managers to discuss its compliance processes after it rejected a complaint about Nigel Farage. The presenter, who is on-air Monday to Thursday 7pm till 8pm, attracted a complaint from a listener after giving out five statistics regarding Brexit during his show on 3rd October 2017.

Publication date: 17.07.2018

Record online figures for BBC Radio 5 Live sport

A record number of people have listened to 5 live’s podcasts and the station has seen a surge in online listening since the start of the World Cup in June. Last month there were more than six million downloads of station podcasts – a record monthly figure for the station. That includes more than two million downloads of the World Cup Daily podcast in June alone.

Publication date: 16.07.2018