Daily Press Summary 28 October 2015


Don’t turn the music down
Music can be tricky, but advertisers should think carefully before disregarding its power for their brands, writes Mark Barber.

Nigel Farage to host radio programme on LBC
Nigel Farage will head back to Leicester Square this weekend to host his own late-night show on LBC.
Radio Today

Simon Nicks swaps Star Radio for Hallam FM
Star Radio Programme Controller Simon Nicks is heading to Bauer to be the new Content Controller at Hallam FM.
Radio Today

Kiss FM return to Wise Buddah
Berlin’s Kiss FM has returned to Wise Buddah in London for the third time, for a host of new updates. 
Jingle News

Radio Production Awards 2015: Nominations
The nominations for this year’s Radio Production Awards 2015 have been announced. You can read them all here.

Radio 1 to use Vevo for Live Lounge content
Vevo is to become new International home for original BBC Radio 1 content from the Live Lounge.
Radio Today

BBC Worldwide and Vevo partner for Live Lounge
Vevo and BBC Worldwide have partnered for the distribution for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge performance series.
Music Week

John Whittingdale: BBC funding still dependent on charter review
Culture secretary says ‘what happened in July was not the licence fee settlement’, referring to deal hailed as safeguarding BBC’s future
The Guardian

Indie radio producers call for ring-fencing of BBC radio budget
The Radio Independents Group has published its response to BBC Charter Review. The independent radio producers’ trade body supports a BBC which remains universal in appeal and well-funded by the Licence Fee.

RIG wants ring-fencing of BBC radio budget
The Radio Independents Group says any cuts to the BBC’s content spend as a result of the licence fee deal should not apply to radio.
Radio Today

Adele to perform in BBC Music special
Adele will sing in her first TV performance since 2013 next month, at Adele At The BBC, a one-off hour-long special to be broadcast on BBC One.
Music Week

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