Media Industry

My thoughts around all things media, whether TV, print, digital, press, if it’s in the media industry, you’ll find my thoughts on that here.

I’ve been volunteering for years and for one organisation in particular, I’ve been giving up my time for the last thirteen years. But now I feel at a crossroads, is it time to move on? I started volunteering primarily as a ‘foot in the door’ to the radio industry and an opportunity to give back. …

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In a move I partly predicted back in December last year, Global, owners of Heart, Capital and Smooth, yesterday announced plans to network breakfast across their respective stations and consolidate drivetime programmes. It’s clear that Global are moving away from being local and relevant in favour of bolstering up these already semi-national brands. As a …

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With Global pulling The Big Top 40 from all commercial stations other than Heart and Capital, groups including Bauer and Wireless have created their own chart shows to fill the three-hour gap. But do listeners want a chart show and are they relevant even relevant these days? While the presenters who are hosting these new chart shows …

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A shake up of the UK’s radio industry is on the way in the latest review by the industry regulator, the first review of the industry in over a decade.