May 2020 Radio News
What did we think of RAJAR Q1 2020? RadioWorks Group reviews the results, along with the effects on listening in more detail.
The top highlight, of course, is Commercial Radio’s success in achieving its highest ever reach (36.3m) and its triumph over the BBC for 3 consecutive years.
All things considered; this quarter is especially important as we currently face one of the most challenging chapters in our lives. Our routines and priorities have shifted, but despite being apart, we are brought closer together through radio. And this has been the case for many years.
The theme in our headlines piece was resilience, click below to find out why.
The line-up for the Tuning In Livestream event has been announced by Radiocentre.
Magic Radio’s Breakfast hosts Ronan Keating & Harriet Scott will join in to discuss broadcasting their show from home, and how it feels to present a radio show during a crisis.
KISS is adding the sounds and sights of Ibiza to its listener offer for a virtual music festival at the end of this month.
Its ‘Ibiza Sounds’ station, which will stream on the KISS Kube app, will play sound effects of lapping wave and planes flying overhead – while on social media listeners will be able to watch a video stream of the sunset on the Spanish island.
The #KISSIBIZA event over the Bank Holiday weekend (22nd to 24th May) includes DJ sets from the likes of Craig David’s TS5, deadmau5, Hannah Wants, James Hype, Martin Solveig, Roger Sanchez and Tiesto.
Rajar has released its final pre-lockdown results for Q1 2020 – with the figures to serve as the “bedrock” of radio listening data for at least one more quarter due to Covid-19 restrictions on social contact. Here, industry experts analyse the findings – including views from RadioWorks Group Account Director, Kirsten Jeffrey.
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