• JACK increases local sales staff in Surrey

    Two new local sales people have joined JACK fm in Surrey and South London.
  • New station sound for Nation Radio Wales

    New custom jingles are on-air this week at Nation Radio Wales, produced by Ignite Jingles.
  • Radiocentre launches monthly radio podcast

    The first edition has VO Peter Dickson, ad man Ben Tollett and Radioplayer MD Michael Hill as special guests.
  • Clare Runacres apologises for Radio 2 cock-up

    BBC Radio 2 newsreader Clare Runacres has apologised after getting her words mixed up during a bulletin.
  • Ken Snowdon to leave BBC Tees after 24 years

    The station’s Sunday lunchtime slot will be taken over by former Century breakfast presenter Goffy.
  • Martin Roberts to guest host on BBC Wiltshire

    Homes Under the Hammer presenter Martin Roberts is joining the team at BBC Wiltshire.
  • What Does Your Brand Stand For?

    Last night’s Academy Awards show had no shortage of political messages – even in the commercial breaks. Now more than ever, companies are using very expensive ad time to answer this question: What does your brand stand for?
  • BBC Radio Derby presenter Andy Potter dies

    After appearing on-air just a few weeks ago to announce his diagnosis, Andy Potter has died from cancer.
  • 1951: Uncle Sam produces military training film on independent radio

    It is beyond me why The United States Army produced a documentary on running an independent radio station in 1951, but here you have it. “Also serving the public,” the film notes, “are radio stations without networks. Typical is this small independent station in New York.” The “typical” indie station the Army focused on was […]
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  • This Week’s Stories: AI Explained (Hello, Alexa), Why Companies Hire The Wrong People, & Building A Creative Culture

    Some fascinating articles for you this weekend. My favorite is the lead story – it brilliantly explains Artificial Intelligence and how brands are using it, including a segment on Amazon’s “Alexa.” There are also great pieces about what it takes to build a creative culture at your station (or company), and an interesting article about why the…

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  • Podcast: Danny Baker and Martin Campbell

    Danny Baker talks about his new stand-up tour, why he can’t get a daily show on radio.
  • Rob Chandler returns to breakfast in Anglia

    Celador is putting Rob Chandler back on breakfast.
  • Migrants and pre-clearance: spotlight on the Canada-US border - CBC.ca

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    Migrants and pre-clearance: spotlight on the Canada-US borderCBC.caRecent decisions by the Trump administration are likely to increase the number of refugees arriving in Canada, Brian Pallister told CBC Radio's The House. "The United States has a deserved reputation as well for being a very open society. That Statue and more »
  • Migrants and pre-clearance: spotlight on the Canada-US border - CBC.ca

    CBC.ca
    Migrants and pre-clearance: spotlight on the Canada-US borderCBC.caRecent decisions by the Trump administration are likely to increase the number of refugees arriving in Canada, Brian Pallister told CBC Radio's The House. "The United States has a deserved reputation as well for being a very open society. That Statue and more »
  • I Saw Radio’s Future at CES in Las Vegas

    Seth Resler headed out to CES 2017 in Las Vegas to see how new technologies will impact radio broadcasters. Hear what he learned.
  • Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surge - Radio Canada International

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    Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surgeRadio Canada InternationalHigher gasoline prices helped push Canada's annual inflation in January to 2.1 per cent, well beyond the 1.6 per cent increase most economists were expecting. Gas prices went up by 20.6 per across the country compared to the year before,…

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  • College Radio Watch: WSOU Burrito, Praise for College Radio from Social Distortion Founder and More News

    On the podcast this week, we talked about the uncertainty at CMJ and pontificated on why charts can be useful to radio stations and the music industry, including record labels, promoters and bands. I was thinking about those connections as I read musician Mike Ness’ statements about the importance of college radio in a Boulder […]
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  • Jade Springart: 5 Things Every Music Director Should Consider in the Music Meeting

    In today’s “Guest List,” we go backstage at legendary WRIF Radio in Detroit to gain some insights from Music Director Jade Springart about what goes into picking the hits.
  • Does Canada have a looming refugee crisis with influx of illegal border crossings? - CBC.ca

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    Does Canada have a looming refugee crisis with influx of illegal border crossings?CBC.caThe RCMP says there have been 1,280 illegal border crossings across the U.S.-Canada border last year — up from 424 the year before. Manitoba, in particular, has experienced a stark rise in migrant crossings, especially in the small border town of Emerson.

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  • Does Canada have a looming refugee crisis with influx of illegal border crossings? - CBC.ca

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    Does Canada have a looming refugee crisis with influx of illegal border crossings?CBC.caThe RCMP says there have been 1,280 illegal border crossings across the U.S.-Canada border last year — up from 424 the year before. Manitoba, in particular, has experienced a stark rise in migrant crossings, especially in the small border town of Emerson.

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