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Radio loves Monday mornings ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, December 11 2013 | Be the first to comment!

On air this week (Monday 9th December) was an interesting concept from food brand Quaker Oats. Father and son duo Larry and George Lamb joined together to present a one-off radio show on a one-off radio station.

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Blog: How the UK is consuming Audio Content

Monday, June 24 2013 | Be the first to comment!

RadioWorks Client Insight Director Simon Pearce takes a look at some new research on UK Audio Consumption and behaviours, revealing some interesting results.

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Blog: The top 10 performing radio brands in social media

Friday, February 15 2013 | Be the first to comment!

If you’re interested in all things which are social media and radio-related, then you will probably love this. MediaUK have charted the social media performance of nearly every UK radio station using their special algorithm – with some interesting results.

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Blog: Go ‘Compare My Radio’ with Simon Pearce

Thursday, February 28 2013 | Be the first to comment!

Simon Pearce, our very own Client Insight Director here at RadioWorks, shows us how to compare our favourite radio stations, with surprising results.

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Blog: Round the world with Ben Jones on World Radio Day

Thursday, February 13 2014 | Be the first to comment!
Youth reporter from Cape Town

Read our exclusive round the world trip in radio, written by Ben Jones: Today is World Radio Day… it’s a bit like pancake day, but better for you and less likely to make you fat. Here at RadioWorks we love radio, it’s what we do, and what we know best.

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Capital FM Summertime Ball artist review, by Katie Hayes

Thursday, June 13 2013 | Be the first to comment!

RadioWorks’ Media Assistant Katie Hayes took to the Wembley pitch for the annual Capital FM Summertime Ball, here’s her artist and event review:

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Bumper RAJAR results for commercial radio: Q2 Headlines

Thursday, August 1 2013 | Be the first to comment!

The Q2 2013 RAJAR results are out and it’s been a bumper RAJAR for commercial radio. Here are the top headlines.

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OPINION: The Top 7 RAJAR Questions answered

Our Group Commercial Director, Dominic Barker, looks more closely at the latest radio listening survey results in our RAJAR Q&A.

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Blog: A radio transmitter so powerful people heard it in mattress coils and other remarkable radio facts

Friday, September 27 2013 | Be the first to comment!

At RadioWorks we’re unashamedly a bunch of radio geeks. Sometimes our thirst for radio knowledge digs up a few nuggets of radio gold that we feel are so worthy of spreading that even the most nonchalant radio fan will find them interesting.

Therefore, we’ve gathered together a short selection of remarkable radio facts for your enjoyment.

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Radio Brand Extensions ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, October 9 2013 | Be the first to comment!

Last week was a busy one for the team at Global Radio. As well as Smooth Radio moving into their London HQ, Choice FM was renamed Capital XTRA to become Capital and Global’s only brand extension.

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The big four zero, Capital at 40 ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, October 16 2013 | Be the first to comment!

Last Tuesday was an important landmark in commercial radio. It was 40 years ago on that day that David Jessel took to the airwaves to become the first voice of LBC, with the station being the first legal station not under BBC ownership.

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3 more significant headlines from ‘Radio: The ROI Multiplier’

Friday, October 18 2013 | Be the first to comment!

For every £1 you spend on radio, the average return on investment is £7.70, that’s nearly eight times your ROI. That was the headline and main focus emanating from the Radio Advertising Bureau’s latest report ‘Radio: The ROI Multiplier’ released last week. It’s a mightily impressive takeaway from the comprehensive study and is great news for advertisers and agencies alike, but the highlights don’t stop there.

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The date of digital destiny ~ Radio-Recap

Thursday, November 7 2013 | Be the first to comment!

As we come towards the end of the year, we approach the date of digital destiny! On December 16th, the government will make a decision on whether radio stations will turn off analogue signals and go completely digital. And if so, a decision will also be made on the year the transition would take place.

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Live music win-win-win ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, November 13 2013 | Be the first to comment!

Music is the lifeblood of the vast majority of radio stations, and you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone that doesn’t like music! You can also argue that there is no better way to experience your favourite band or artist than by hearing them live.

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Global Radio appeal against the CC rejected – what you need to know

Friday, November 15 2013 | Be the first to comment!

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has rejected Global Radio’s appeal against the Competition Commission’s ruling over the acquisition of GMG Radio.

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Streaming success ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, November 27 2013 | Be the first to comment!

  Spotify has been valued by the Wall Street Journal at a whopping $4 billion (£2.5 billion) after the music […]

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1, 2, 3… Sunrise! ~ Radio-Recap

Thursday, December 5 2013 | Be the first to comment!

Rumoured by BizAsia a few weeks ago but made official on Sunday, Sunrise Media Group has re-branded both Buzz Radio and Kismat Radio to become brand extensions of flagship station Sunrise Radio 1.

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Blog: Digital Radio – “I absolutely believe that the future of radio in this country is digital. We cannot go backwards.” Ed Vaizey

Thursday, December 19 2013 | Be the first to comment!

The 16th of December was a date that has been building up throughout the year. It was mooted as the day that the government would announce a proposed year, or perhaps a date, when radio would undergo a digital switchover.

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2013, gone but not forgotten! ~ Radio-Recap

Thursday, January 9 2014 | Be the first to comment!

Happy New Year! A couple of people in the office keep accidentally putting 2013 at the top their notepad – seems hard to believe another year has passed us by.

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A Sporting Chance ~ Radio-Recap

Thursday, March 27 2014 | Be the first to comment!

With Sport Relief taking place last Friday and fundraising events continuing over the weekend, there was also some sport related news in the world of radio.

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