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Music format changes agreed

Music format changes agreed

Music format rules for local commercial radio stations will be simplified following an announcement by Ofcom today (25 June).  Radiocentre, the industry body for commercial radio, welcomed the move, but said it would like to... more

Primesight, GTN and MediaCom connect DOOH and radio

Primesight, GTN and MediaCom connect DOOH and radio

17th June 2015

In a UK media first, Primesight, GTN and MediaCom are launching a national real-time campaign for Lucozade Energy, which will see digital outdoor ads synchronised with radio spots across GTN’s... more

Chris Bryant MP to speak at new Radiocentre conference

Chris Bryant MP to speak at new Radiocentre conference

16th June 2015

Labour’s Shadow Culture Secretary, Chris Bryant MP, is the latest speaker to be unveiled for Radiocentre’s new conference on July 8th. Bryant joins a high-profile speaker line-up, including... more

Nick Clarke Award 2015 open for submission

Nick Clarke Award 2015 open for submission

11th June 2015

The Nick Clarke Award was created in honour of the popular and highly respected former presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The World at One (W@O), who died of cancer in November 2006. This award is... more

Tuning In for new conference

Tuning In for new conference

4th June 2015

High-profile figures from across radio and advertising, including CEO of Starcom MediaVest UK, Pippa Glucklich and LBC’s Nick Ferrari, will join keynote speaker, Alastair Campbell, at a new... more


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