Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Radio Today Programme

This is a great listen and not just because I’m on it. Not even because I’m on it! Stephanie Hirst and Simon Cole discuss Apple’s venture into “radio”.   listen to ‘The Radio Today Programme June 10th 2015’ on audioBoom

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Apple Beats 1 – will it beat them all?

“This changes everything” said a radio friend on Twitter. “Not just radio reimagined. Radio like you’ve never imagined” says the Apple Music website. The news that Apple is launching a streaming radio station called Beats 1 makes big news but will it make big waves? Far from being “radio like you’ve never imagined” with Zane […]

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Juice FM – how to get it right

There’s no surprise in today’s news that Global Radio has swallowed up Liverpool’s Juice FM. It will be part of the Capital network as soon as Ofcom say ‘ok’ and Juice will be gone. In its time on air Juice FM has made its mark in Liverpool and beyond. The station introduced Christian O’Connell to […]

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Never trust an American…

Something I read this morning gave me serious concern about the wisdom of trusting an American. First the background: A UK based friend of mine tells the story of working with an American consultant on the breakfast show said friend was presenting. About two years ago the consultant flew over and announced that they’d been […]

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