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111 posts about Radio on this blog

  1. Forgetting about work at St Pauls Carnival

    Friday 11 July 2014, 11:55

    Tim Pemberton Tim Pemberton Managing Editor, BBC Radio Bristol

    Tim Pemberton, Managing Editor, BBC Radio Bristol, talks about this year's St Pauls Carnival and considers the history of the event and its impact on the local community. 

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  2. Behind the scenes on Danny Baker's Tin Pan Alley documentary for Radio 2

    Friday 4 July 2014, 17:29

    Kellie Redmond Kellie Redmond Radio producer

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  3. Radio 3's Live in Concert from Sarajevo

    Wednesday 2 July 2014, 18:40

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch Sara Mohr-Pietsch Radio 3 Presenter

    Last Saturday, BBC Radio 3 broadcast a concert via the Eurovision network given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Sarajevo to mark 100 years since the assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Duchess Sophie. Radio 3 presenter Sara Mohr Pietsch reflects on her return visit to the city...

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  4. Making Radio at Glastonbury

    Friday 27 June 2014, 14:50

    Philippa Aylott Philippa Aylott Lead Editor, BBC Radio at Glastonbury

    BBC Radio's lead Glastonbury editor Philippa Aylott reveals what's involved in planning and producing live radio coverage from Glastonbury 2014. 

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  5. Radio remembers WW1

    Thursday 26 June 2014, 10:58

    Jane Ellison Jane Ellison Radio 4 Commissioning Editor

    Jane Ellison, Radio 4 Commissioning Editor highlights the exciting programming coming to mark the centenary of World War One.

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  6. Radio 3's Music in the Great War

    Wednesday 25 June 2014, 09:27

    Janet Tuppen Janet Tuppen Producer, Radio 3

    Janet Tuppen shares her highlights from Radio 3's forthcoming two-week season, looking at classical music from the period of the First World War.

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  7. Schedule changes at Radio 2

    Monday 23 June 2014, 14:48

    Bob Shennan Bob Shennan

    Bob Shennan, Controller Radio 2, outlines the changes to the network's over night schedule and explains the reasons for them.

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  8. Backstage at the 500 WORDS Final

    Saturday 31 May 2014, 14:24

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Young writers and their parents joined Hay Festival volunteers, Radio 2's Breakfast Show production team and the 500 Words celebrity readers on Friday morning. 

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  9. CBeebies Radio Week

    Thursday 22 May 2014, 14:51

    Johnny V Leagas Johnny V Leagas Executive Producer, CBeebies Radio

    Executive Producer of CBeebies Radio introduces new programmes.

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  10. Radio 1 Academy in Glasgow

    Monday 19 May 2014, 17:51

    Lanre Leandre Lanre Leandre Producer, Radio 1 Academy

    This year's Radio 1 Academy was the biggest social action project the BBC runs - a partnership between Radio 1 and BBC Learning.

    This year the Academy - a one-week programme of inspirational workshops and hands-on masterclasses for young people from the local area - was in Glasgow, playing an integral...

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  11. RAJAR figures for Q1 2014

    Thursday 15 May 2014, 09:50

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    The results of the Radio Joint Audience Research have been released for 30 December 2013 - 30 March 2014. 

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  12. BBC Radio 2, Tees and Ulster win at Radio Academy Awards

    Tuesday 13 May 2014, 15:13

    Hannah Khalil Hannah Khalil Digital Content Producer, About The BBC Blog

    Hannah Khalil rounds up the impressive awards haul for BBC Radio stations and personalities at this year's Radio Academy Awards.

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  13. The BBC Food and Farming Awards: How it all began

    Friday 2 May 2014, 13:22

    Sheila Dillon Sheila Dillon Presenter, The Food Programme, Radio 4

    How Derek Cooper and Sheila Dillon gained royal support to found the BBC Food and Farming Awards.

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  14. Eurovision 2014 on BBC Radio 2

    Saturday 29 March 2014, 10:26

    Brett Spencer Brett Spencer

    The Interactive Editor, Radio 2 and 6 Music previews all the Eurovision action that will be on Radio 2 between 8 and 11 May including a simulcast of the final.

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  15. Radio 5 live celebrates 20 years

    Friday 28 March 2014, 11:16

    Jonathan Wall Jonathan Wall Controller, Radio 5 Live

    Did someone mention cake? Radio 5 live Controller Jonathan Wall celebrates the station's 20th birthday.

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  16. Radio 3 at the Southbank

    Thursday 27 March 2014, 17:14

    Petroc Trelawny Petroc Trelawny BBC Radio 3 Presenter

    Radio 3's Breakfast presenter sums up his experience of broadcasting his show live from London's Southbank Centre.

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  17. Radio 2: The home of musical theatre on the BBC

    Friday 21 March 2014, 12:18

    Lewis Carnie Lewis Carnie Head of Programming, Radio 2

    Head of Programming for Radio 2 shines a spotlight on the station's musical theatre output.

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  18. Programme Maker for a Day at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra

    Tuesday 18 February 2014, 12:00

    Elise Cobain Elise Cobain Assistant Producer for Radio 1 and 1Xtra

    Assistant Producer for Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Elise Cobain, shares her experience working with young people from Hammersmith & Fulham as part of BBC Outreach & Corporate Responsibility's Programme Maker for a Day scheme.

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  19. Fifteen years of the Radio 2 Folk Awards

    Monday 17 February 2014, 09:58

    Al Booth Al Booth

    Al Booth shares her experiences of the Radio 2 Folk Awards who this year celebrate their 15th anniversary.

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  20. Dive in, make it your own and have fun

    Wednesday 12 February 2014, 15:55

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    The 2014 500 Words short storywriting competition is underway. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 26 February 2014. To help inspire aspiring writers, BBC Radio 2 staged a live webcast masterclass. Jon Jacob went along and took some notes. 

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Future Media roles to move to Salford (Ariel)

Wimbledon final watched by 10 million (Guardian)
"Novak Djokovic victory over Roger Federer takes 54% share on BBC1, but no match for Andy Murray’s win last year"

TV News celebrates its 60th birthday (Ariel)

Doctor Who: Frank Cottrell Boyce is a genius, says Steven Moffat (Digital Spy)
"BBC One has confirmed that Frank Cottrell Boyce will script an episode of Doctor Who."

Danger Mouse remake will see some male characters returning as females (Guardian)
"CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor promises show ‘truthful to the essence of Danger Mouse’ but with fresh ideas"

BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer (Guardian)
"Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services"

Radio 5 Live: Presenters Richard Bacon, Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty among names leaving BBC radio station (Mirror)

Doctor Who trailer: take a Deep Breath, Capaldi fans (Guardian)
"A teaser for the 'feature-length' first episode of the new Doctor Who series has materialised, complete with Peter Capaldi, the Tardis in flames and a hint of menace"

Teenagers take over Scottish Thought for the Day (Ariel)

BBC increases digital radio coverage with Northern transmitters (Prolific North)

BBC to show off Commonwealth Games in 4K UHD (TechRadar)
"first ever event to be produced entirely over IP/internet networks - which the BBC is calling a 'major broadcasting milestone'"

BBC3 wins big at 2014 Broadcast Digital Awards (Broadcast)

Glastonbury 2014: how to watch it on TV (Daily Telegraph)
"Missed out on Glastonbury Festival tickets this year? Follow all the action from home using our BBC TV and Radio guide."

BBC experiments with virtual reality (Ariel)

BBC stages first world war rap battle (Guardian)

UK media in one-minute silence protest over jailing of al-Jazeera journalists (Guardian)
"Hundreds of reporters across BBC and other media organisations speak out against Egyptian government’s verdict"

Licence fee should be charged to iPlayer users, says acting chair of BBC Trust (Guardian)
"Diane Coyle, acting chair of the BBC Trust, says the BBC is 'less independent than it needs to be'"

Acting BBC Trust chair to apply to become Lord Patten’s replacement (Guardian)

BBC announces new comedy pilots (Chortle)
"the Comedy Feeds show serious commitment to finding the next best writers, directors and faces of British comedy"

After 25 years at the helm Jeremy Paxman presents his final Newsnight (Telegraph) 
"During his tenure, the 63-year-old earned a reputation as one of the most fearless and feared interviewers"

Sherlock and Downton Abbey are as good as Breaking Bad and Mad Men, says BBC boss (Independent)

Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV?Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"

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