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OPINION: The Top 7 RAJAR Questions answered

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

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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Farage x Clegg = More LBC success ~ Radio-Recap

Wednesday, April 2 2014 | Be the first to comment!

Ahead of round two in the Farage vs Clegg european debate, taking place tonight, we’ve been reflecting on last week’s tussle and first leg host: LBC.

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RadioWorks, Absolute Radio and Total Media collaboration for the V&A David Bowie Is Exhibition, nominated for Radio Academy Award

Friday, April 11 2014 | Be the first to comment!

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) funded Absolute Radio documentary about David Bowie has been nominated at the Radio Academy Awards for Best Use of Branded Content.

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100% IPA Credit or above pass rate for RadioWorks staff

Tuesday, May 13 2014 | Be the first to comment!

Eleven RadioWorks staff members have been awarded with the IPA Foundation Certificate after all participants achieved the grade score Credit or above.

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Top 7 questions answered on the latest radio listening figures – Q1 2014

Thursday, May 15 2014 | Be the first to comment!

Top 7 Q1 2014 RAJAR questions answered by RadioWorks’ Client Insight Director, Simon Pearce.

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RadioWorks backs Digital Audio Exchange

Monday, June 23 2014 | Be the first to comment!

RadioWorks, the independent radio advertising specialists, will be offering the Digital Audio Exchange (DAX) to its customers, allowing them to buy ad campaigns across more than 30 digital music platforms, including Blinkbox, Spotify, Absolute Radio and Global Radio’s stations.

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UK radio listening figures released for Q2 2014

Thursday, July 31 2014 | Be the first to comment!

Here are the RadioWorks Q2 2014 RAJAR headlines. 48.1 million adults, or 90% of the population, listen to radio every […]

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Top 7 questions answered on the latest radio listening figures – Q2 2014

Top 7 Q2 2014 RAJAR questions answered by RadioWorks’ Client Insight Director, Simon Pearce 1. What will RAJAR Q2 2014 be remembered for? […]

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