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Final line-up for Radiocentre’s Tuning In 2023 conference confirmed

The final schedule of speakers has been announced for Radiocentre’s Tuning In 2023 conference in addition to guests from Bauer and Global.

Publication date: 21.09.2023

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

Global to turn off Smooth Radio’s medium wave transmitters

The original frequencies of 2CR, Wiltshire Radio and Radio Orwell will fall silent this week as Global turns off more AM transmitters. Smooth Dorset (828 kHz), Smooth Gloucestershire (774 kHz), Smooth Wiltshire (936/1161 kHz), Smooth Suffolk (1170/1251 kHz), Smooth Norfolk (1152 kHz)...

Publication date: 26.06.2023

Smooth Radio North West celebrates 15 years as commercial number one

The original Smooth is celebrating 15 consecutive years as the number one commercial radio station in the North West of England. This follows the release of the latest audience figures which show, despite a slight dip in listeners over the last three months...

Publication date: 18.05.2023

Heart, Capital and Smooth still UK’s top commercial radio brands

According to the latest listening figures, commercial radio is on the up, but its no so for the BBC. Industry body, RAJAR’s Q1 figures released today, show that Heart, Capital and Smooth continue to rate as the top three commercial radio brands in the UK...

Publication date: 18.05.2023

Myleene Klass celebrates I’m a Celebrity Legend win at Smooth Radio

Myleene Klass celebrated being the first I’m A Celebrity Legend when she arrived to host her Saturday afternoon show on Smooth Radio. The broadcaster took the crown after beating Diversity dancer and broadcaster Jordan Banjo in the final of I’m a Celebrity… South Africa on ITV last night...

Publication date: 13.05.2023

Global creates new roles and makes promotions in senior team

Global has promoted some staff and created new roles in its Broadcasting & Content team. Richard Steel has been promoted to Managing Editor of Heart. He moves from being Deputy Managing Editor...

Publication date: 04.05.2023

Careless Whisper voted no.1 song of all time in Smooth Radio poll

A Smooth Radio listener poll has seen Careless Whisper voted the number one song of all time. Smooth’s All Time Top 500, the station’s annual countdown, attracted almost 32,000 votes. The results were played on-air across the Bank Holiday weekend, with the number one...

Publication date: 01.05.2023

Presenters can’t be replaced by robots says Global’s James Rea

Global’s Director of Broadcasting and Content James Rea says the power of radio lies in its strength to be personal, and presenters won’t be replaced by robots anytime soon. In a session at Radiodays Europe, James was in conversation with radio consultant John Simons, his former boss at GMG Radio...

Publication date: 27.03.2023

Global introduces new logo and strapline for Smooth Radio

Smooth Radio has been given a ‘brand refresh’ with a new logo and strapline introduced. The new logo is an evolutionary upgrade on the design used for the last ten years, keeping a similar font but changing the shape and colours surrounding it. The word Radio has also moved from the left side to the right side...

Publication date: 26.01.2023