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Jameela Jamil to present new Radio 4 programme on sex and consent

This autumn BBC Radio 4 will broadcast three new programmes examining sexuality and consent in the modern age. Two-part programme The New Age Of Consent will be hosted by actress and broadcaster Jameela Jamil and will look at recent explosive conversations around sexual assault whilst trying to determine what consent in sex and relationships should look like in a modern, digital world.

Publication date: 23.08.2018

Community Radio Awards 2018 shortlist announced

The finalists for the Community Radio Awards 2018 are out, which attracted more than 360 entries from over 75 stations. The awards will be handed out at an event in Sheffield next month. Here’s the list in full: Community Development Project of the Year...

Publication date: 21.08.2018

Greg James welcomes listeners to Radio 1 Breakfast

Greg James has hosted his first breakfast show as permanent host of the slot, following Nick Grimshaw’s six-year run. The first track was Levels by Avicii, as chosen by a listener during the first few minutes of the show. Greg’s first words were “Oh hi, well, this is unbelievably exciting haha it is happening. I should probably start by introducing myself...

Publication date: 20.08.2018

Bauer Media Group agrees to acquire Jazz FM

Jazz FM has been sold to Bauer Media for an undisclosed sum. The independent station, which has 672,000 weekly listeners, will be managed by Bauer’s Steve Parkinson, Group Managing Director of National Radio. Paul Keenan, CEO Bauer Media commented: “Jazz FM is a much loved, respected and influential brand, with strong growth potential, we look forward to developing it further...

Publication date: 16.08.2018

Popcaan, Stefflon Don and Kojo Funds added to the 1Xtra Live line-up

BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced three additional artists for this year’s 1Xtra Live line-up. Hosted by the 1Xtra DJ family, the station’s flagship live music event will take place in London at the O2 Arena on Saturday 22 September. Popcaan says: “The UK holds a special place in my heart so can’t wait to perform for you guys all my UK fans look out for a very special performance.”

Publication date: 16.08.2018

Capital’s Vick Hope lined up for Strictly Come Dancing

Capital Breakfast co-host Vick Hope has been announced as a contestant on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Vick presents the London (and national DAB) show with Roman Kemp and Sonny Jay, where news of Vick’s participation was first announced. “I’m so excited about being a contestant on this year’s Strictly. I’ve always been such a massive fan of the show so it’s a huge honour to be part of this series,” Vick said.

Publication date: 15.08.2018

Aled Jones to go Walking in the Air for Global

Classic FM presenter Aled Jones is kicking off Global’s Make Some Noise fundraising this year by taking on a wing walk challenge in the skies above Britain. Aled’s career started over 30 years ago with the release of Walking in the Air, but the song will take on a new meaning when he takes off for his flight in September – and the more money raised, the higher, faster and steeper the pilot will fly.

Publication date: 14.08.2018

Date set for new Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James

Greg James will start the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show earlier than expected, he has announced on BBC Breakfast TV. He was a guest on the show today, Friday morning, to announce the new programme will start on Monday 20th August rather than the previously expected date of September 3rd.

Publication date: 10.08.2018

Nick Grimshaw hosts his last Radio 1 Breakfast Show

Ahead of Greg James taking over the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show, Nick Grimshaw has thanked his breakfast show listeners for listening over the last six years. Nick hosted his last show today by playing some of the biggest songs he’s featured during his time on the programme, along with one final nixtape.

Publication date: 09.08.2018

Laverne to replace Keaveny on 6 Music Breakfast

Big changes at 6 Music have been announced to staff this morning, with Lauren Laverne set to take over the breakfast show from Shaun Keaveny. The former Radio 1 and Xfm presenter has been hosting mid-mornings since 2009 and will move shows early in the new year.

Publication date: 09.08.2018