John Myers remains Chairman of Radio Academy Awards
The organising committee and judging panel for the 2014 Radio Academy Awards has been announced with John Myers remaining Chairman. Next year’s awards will be the first time in 32 years that the awards will not be sponsored by Sony.
Iain Dale apologises for protester scuffle
Iain Dale, LBC 97.3 host and Presenter of the Year winner at the Arqiva Awards 2013, has apologised on his blog after tussling with a protester who was attempting to disrupt a TV interview. The drivetime presenter handed himself into a Brighton police station and was given a caution for his actions.
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Free Radio auction off One Direction wall for charity
A section of wall, signed by all five members of global chart-topping boy-band One Direction, has been put up for auction by Free Radio to raise money for the Kelli Smith Appeal. The station is moving to new offices so have had the segment professionally cut-out.
Feature rich Radioplayer tablet app launched
A new Radioplayer tablet app that combines both live and catch-up radio, as well as having a ‘dynamic dashboard’, has been launched on iOS and Android tablets. A video demoing the new technology can be viewed here: Radioplayer tablet walkthrough.
Heart to give away a £250,000 house
Heart West Midlands are to give away a £250,000 house to a listener that is seen to be the most deserving. The three-bedroom detached house comes mortgage free and has been nicknamed the ‘Heart House’.