Industry News Stories
Classic FM presenters pair up to host Classic BRIT Awards
After a 5 year absence, the annual classical awards ceremony returns with Classic FM duo Myleene Klass and Alexander Armstrong as hosts. Classic FM’s Managing Editor Sam Jackson says, “The Classic BRITs comes at a very exciting time for classical music in the UK with growing and younger audiences. It’s set to be a fantastic night!”
Nick Ferrari wins best interview at the IRN Awards
IRN awards celebrates the very best talent in commercial radio news. This year, LBC’s Nick Ferrari won Best Interview for his questioning of Labour’s Diane Abbott.
Abbott had difficulty responding to Ferrari’s questioning, particularly when asked “how much her party’s plans for extra policing would cost.” Judges said it was “one of the most news-making interviews” of the campaign in which Ferrari “represented the role of listeners and voter brilliantly.”
Singer-songwriter China Moses joins Jazz FM
China Moses will be joining Jazz from Monday 26th March. Moses is set to host the weeknight “Jazz FM Loves” programme which celebrates romantic and sentimental jazz music. Moses says, “Jazz FM has opened its doors to me as an artist…Now I am very excited to be on the other side, joining the highly talented and passionate staff.”