Competition Commission releases final report for Global-GMG Deal
After a six-month investigation, during which preliminary results were released in February, the CC has released its final decision on Global Radio’s takeover of Real and Smooth Ltd. Up to seven stations are expected to be sold. Read the full details on Radio Today.
LBC to host live Boris Johnson debate
The Mayor of London will be put in front of a London audience for a live radio debate on LBC 97.3. The debate, which is set to take place on the 12th of June, will be hosted by Nick Ferrari.
Jack Allen from RadioWorks says: “LBC continues to prove its ability to create exciting and engaging content with high profile guests.”
Absolute Radio reveal live music summer
The Absolute Radio Live strategy has promised its listeners, “We’ll take you there”. As part of the strategy, the station is set to sponsor the Isle of Wight festival as well as being the official station of the British Summer Time at Hyde Park.
Breeze hire new breakfast producer
Celador have hired former Capital FM producer Rhidian Jones as producer for all five of the Breeze network’s breakfast shows. Jones leaves his role at Real Radio Northwest where he also produced the breakfast show.