Commercial Radio Awards, RadioCentre warns Government plus new RadioCentre Chairman ~ Behind the Mic
Jul 2014 Behind the Mic
RadioCentre warns Government over ‘potential licensing chaos’
RadioCentre CEO Siobhan Kenny has used her first public appearance to urge Government to relax content regulation and provide greater certainty over commercial radio licence renewal. Speaking at the RadioCentre Members’ Conference in Westminster, Kenny said, “This small legislative change would help provide stability, secure investment and avoid multiple stations changing hands and brands all at the same time.”
Kip Meek will become the new RadioCentre Chairman with Non-Executive Chairman Dianne Thompson leaving the organisation. The news was announced at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards last week; Thompson had been with the RadioCentre since 2009.
Absolute Radio has undertaken a thorough overhaul of its radio app for iOS and Android, giving it a refreshed look, optimising performance on smartphones and tablets and introducing new listening informed by the time or context in which the app is opened. This includes On-Stream ad functionality which sees Absolute Radio’s personalised ‘logged in and listening’ advertising solution introduced. The Drum