Sep 2020 Radio News
Lucy Barrett, client director at Radiocentre, tells Mediatel News about commercial radio’s response to Covid, whether listening figures are likely to hold up post-lockdown, her favourite radio ad, and her hope for the future of the industry.
Following the success of #RadioRave earlier this year, Bauer Media has announced the launch of #RadioRave On Tour – four weekends of shows that audiences will be able to listen to together simultaneously across all seven countries that Bauer Media Audio operates in; the UK (KISS), Poland (RMF Maxx), Denmark (The Voice), Sweden (NRJ), Norway (Kiss), Finland (Kiss) and Slovakia (Radio Expres).
One third of people in Ireland have trialled a new way to listen to audio – including music streaming, digital radio or podcasts – since March, according to new research from Core.
The research looks at the evolution of music, radio and audio consumption, brought about as a result of people spending more time at home during the pandemic and trialling new audio technology solutions. The survey results are based on the views of 1,000 participants, interviewed online and representative of the adult population.
Alan Brazil and Mike Parry are back together for a new podcast, Brazil and Porky, The Official Podcast.
In the new series from PodcastWorks, the renowned radio duo discuss the world at large and tackle issues of the day with guests and hilarious stories.
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