Radio Newsbeat

Headlines from the Radio Today Site

Glee FM becomes Glide FM

The 48 hour stunt that was Glee FM has made way for Glide FM 107.9 in Oxford.

Published at 05:04PM, 18 Aug 2010 by RM

Absolute’s streaming boost

Absolute Radio say streaming hours hit the 11m mark in July – a 31 percent increase on June.

Published at 12:00PM, 18 Aug 2010 by SM

VW developing Hybrid Radio

VW has joined forces with a German radio station to develop an internet enabled radio for the future.

Published at 11:41AM, 18 Aug 2010 by SM

East Lancs stations co-locate

Two independent commercial radio stations in East Lancashire have moved in to a new building in the latest co-location action.

Published at 09:19PM, 17 Aug 2010 by RM

Pembrooke joins as MD

Former Global Radio director Rob Pembrooke has been appointed as MD of

Published at 08:58PM, 17 Aug 2010 by RM

Bates quits Classic for Smooth

Classic FM morning presenter Simon Bates is joining the new national Smooth Radio service to host breakfast.

Published at 12:06PM, 17 Aug 2010 by MH

Absolute Extra heads to V Fest

For the first time, live uninterrupted sets direct from the V Festival will be broadcast on-air.

Published at 02:34AM, 17 Aug 2010 by RM

More football deals for radio

It’s the start of the football season and more local radio stations are continuing to cover local games.

Published at 02:08AM, 17 Aug 2010 by RM

5 Live takes Fighting Talk live

Fighting Talk will be broadcasting live from the Royal National College in Hereford this weekend.

Published at 08:26PM, 16 Aug 2010 by RM

Oxford gets Glee FM on 107.9

A new radio station has launched in Oxford, taking over from troubled student station FM107.9.

Published at 09:01AM, 16 Aug 2010 by RM

Drama season hits Asian Network

The BBC Asian Network in introducing a new season of drama from September 1st.

Published at 09:29PM, 15 Aug 2010 by RM

28 Ramadan stations commence

A total of 28 Restricted Service Licences have started broadcasting around the UK for Ramadan.

Published at 02:25PM, 15 Aug 2010 by RM

New bands promoted by Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 will showcase two BBC Introducing bands as part of the its live music programme.

Published at 12:00AM, 13 Aug 2010 by RM

Paul Jackson leaves Capital FM

Capital FM’s programme director Paul Jackson is leaving the station and will be replaced by Galaxy Manchester PD James Brownlow.

Published at 08:06AM, 13 Aug 2010 by RM

Tag and buy songs with PURE

PURE launches a cloud-based music buying service on its range of Flow-enabled digital radio sets.

Published at 12:28AM, 13 Aug 2010 by RM

6 Music lets listeners choose

BBC 6 Music is set to hand over the station to the listeners across the August Bank Holiday.

Published at 12:13AM, 13 Aug 2010 by RM

Kings keeps Metro Radio job

Former Capital FM news editor Justin Kings has been hired on a full time basis at Bauer Media.

Published at 08:30AM, 12 Aug 2010 by RM

Goldberg swaps talkSPORT for 5

Adrian Goldberg leaves talkSPORT to join BBC Radio 5 Live to host a new Sunday evening show.

Published at 12:00AM, 12 Aug 2010 by RM

Express takes Portsmouth games

Express FM has secured the rights to broadcast commentary of Portsmouth FC games.

Published at 09:28PM, 11 Aug 2010 by RM

Gold presenter opens studios

Hospital Radio Barnet’s new studio complex has been officially opened by a Gold radio presenter.

Published at 08:47PM, 11 Aug 2010 by RM

Tindle newsroom staff at risk

Tindle Radio has entered a consultation period with journalists at its five radio stations in East Anglia and Essex.

Published at 10:15AM, 11 Aug 2010 by RM

ASA bans Anti-Terrorist ad

A radio commercial created by talkSPORT has been banned by the Advertising Standards Association.

Published at 08:23AM, 11 Aug 2010 by RM

Nokia features Absolute Radio

Absolute Radio is currently being featured in television adverts by Nokia to highlight its Ovi Store.

Published at 09:32PM, 10 Aug 2010 by RM

Moor breakfast for Doug Wood

A Staffordshire commercial radio stalwart is to join Moorlands Radio after 27 years at Signal.

Published at 01:12PM, 10 Aug 2010 by AK

BBC Surrey keeps Aldershot

Aldershot Town will continue to be a regular fixture on BBC Surrey after signing a new deal.

Published at 10:56AM, 10 Aug 2010 by RM

Two becomes 1 at Midwest Radio

Two radio stations operating as Midwest Radio are to become one in Somerset and the Vale.

Published at 02:25AM, 10 Aug 2010 by RM

GMG Radio releases iPhone Apps

Now Real Radio, Rock Radio and Smooth Radio are available via the Apple iTunes App Store.

Published at 01:43AM, 10 Aug 2010 by RM

More football for BBC Essex

BBC Essex has signed a new deal to provide football commentary on Colchester and Southend.

Published at 01:34AM, 10 Aug 2010 by RM

Star appoints TA Major as PC

TA Major James Horspool is the new Programme Controller for Star Radio North East.

Published at 12:30PM, 09 Aug 2010 by MH

Real Scotland gets SPL deal

Real Radio is to broadcast commentary on Scottish Premier League games this season.

Published at 11:41PM, 08 Aug 2010 by RM


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