15th May 2013
This news summary is compiled by RadioCentre Ltd.
Bauer's Ryan given new programming role
Bauer Media has appointed Owen Ryan to take charge of programming at 16 North of England and Scottish radio stations in its Place portfolio.
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Xfm announces eight month sponsorship deal with Ford
Global Radio’s Xfm has announced the launch of an eight-month partnership with Ford, which will see Ford SYNC, its new in-car entertainment system, sponsor the station’s Xfm Presents series of live music events.
Global's Park wins top Sony award
Global Group executive Richard Park's near 50-year broadcasting career was recognised at this year's Sony Radio Academy Awards as he received the prestigious Gold Award.
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The Sony Academy Awards 2013: a night of egos, bad language and Welsh wonders
The Telegraph's radio critic Gillian Reynolds gives her verdict on the Sony Radio Awards 2013.
Battle of the breakfast shows! Radio 4's John Humphrys beats Christian O'Connell and Chris Evans to scoop double win at 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards
John Humphrys enjoyed a double triumph at Monday night's 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards, scooping the prizes for both Radio Journalism of the Year and the Breakfast Show accolade
Sony Radio Academy Awards – the best bits
We’ve compiled a 10 minute montage of some of the highlights of the mammoth RadioToday live radio show with Bionics from the Sonys 2013.
Sony radio awards: Chris Evans makes it a family affair
Is this the start of another media dynasty? Chris Evans, the host of Monday night's 2013 Sony Radio Academy awards, kicked off the night – admittedly at 6.30 pm – with Noah, his four-year-old son, ready for bed in striped pyjamas, plus a straw hat, with him on the stage of the Grosvenor House Hotel.
Adventure Radio to launch new Radio Essex
A new radio station for Essex is launching on DAB next month from the owners of Southend Radio and Chelmsford Radio, called Radio Essex.
900 BBC staff handed average of £23,000 to move North leaving MPs furious at 'colossal waste'
The BBC was yesterday condemned by the spending watchdog for paying its staff £24million to move to Salford without asking for receipts to prove their relocation expenses claims.
BBC top team blends experience and youth – but where are the women?
Tony Hall has installed a trio of corporation lifers to head off potential slip-ups, but has failed to address the gender balance.
The best summer songs of all time? Jo Whiley is playing Daft Punk's Get Lucky non-stop - here's what else is on her playlist
They play the music that makes you sing and dance. But what tracks do the DJs listen to?
Community radio MD joins commercial rival
Revolution Radio in Greater Manchester has hired the Managing Director of a local community radio station as its Commercial Director.