Industry News Stories
Fosse 107 rises in the radio ashes of Oak 107
The licence previously held by Oak 107 for Loughborough and Hinckley/Nuneaton is now back in use by a new station – Fosse 107.
The station started on November 30th and Mark Rowley, who hosted breakfast on Oak 107 is also breakfast presenter on Fosse 107.
The Bay marks Storm Desmond anniversary
Lancaster-based The Bay is airing a special documentary to mark the 12-month anniversary of local floods which damaged the station and the local area.
The Bay & Storm Desmond: One Year On, will be broadcast at 9pm today (Monday), looking back at the storm which caused unprecedented floods and power blackouts across Lancashire and Cumbria..
The Man Who Made Radio Viral
One of the defining online news trends of 2016 has been the takeover of people’s Facebook News Feeds by pictures of James O’Brien with his head in his hands.
His most-watched clip, comparing home secretary Amber Rudd’s Tory conference speech to Mein Kampf, was viewed 3.9 million times on LBC’s Facebook page, followed by 3.3 million who watched O’Brien say anti-immigration sentiment had contributed to the murder of MP Jo Cox.