Daily Press Summary | Thursday 11 July 2019

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Sunrise Radio wins award for Step Up To Cancer campaign
Sunrise Radio has been presented with the Cancer Research UK Flame of Hope Award for Media Supporter of the Year 2019.
Biz Asia

PopMaster: Who is the BBC’s new pop controller Lorna Clarke?
Like many BBC execs who have moved up the ranks, she also has commercial radio experience, with a spell at Kiss for seven years up to 2003.
Music Week

Amazon becomes fastest-growing music streaming service
Rise in subscriptions has outpaced rivals Spotify and Apple over the past year.
Financial Times (£)

MP meets next generation of local radio stars
Stephanie Peacock, MP for Barnsley East, met with some of Barnsley’s up-and-coming radio talents in Parliament recently.
Barnsley News and Sport

TV: Ofcom shines light on improved PSB diversity
Content director Kevin Bakhurst hails ‘sea change’ but calls on broadcasters to deliver better.
Broadcast (£)

The power of sound over video to engage
Opinion: Moz Dee, Co-Founder and Director of Contented, can see a media landscape where brands will automatically look at sound as being part of their media plan.
The Drum

272m Americans listen to the radio each week – 7m more than in 2016
AM/FM US radio consumption is growing, with the format reaching more consumers than any other entertainment platform in 2019 according to Nielsen’s Audio Today 2019 report.
Music Business Worldwide

Sam Jackson honoured by Royal Academy of Music
Classic FM and Smooth Radio Managing Editor Sam Jackson has become an honorary fellow of the Royal Academy of Music.
Radio Today

Talksport’s longest-serving presenter wins PSC case
Tribunal rejects HMRC request for Paul Hawksbee to pay £140,000 tax bill.
Broadcast (£)

Why Rylan is the perfect host for the return of Supermarket Sweep
Once best known for screaming at Nicole Scherzinger on the X Factor, the 30-year-old has risen through the ranks to become a hugely popular TV presenter and a Radio 2 DJ, among other things.
Radio Times

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