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135 posts about Radio on this blog

  1. Listening to the listeners: Radio Cymru announces new schedule

    Friday 22 November 2013, 16:54

    Betsan Powys Betsan Powys Programme Editor, BBC Radio Cymru

    Editor of programmes for BBC Radio Cymru explains how audience research is shaping the future of the station.

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  2. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Thursday

    Thursday 21 November 2013, 16:26

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timms, continues documenting the station's 40th anniversary celebrations in a special series of diary blog entries. 

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  3. BBC Radio Cumbria at 40: Birthday Diary - Introduction

    Wednesday 20 November 2013, 10:10

    Ian Timms Ian Timms

    BBC Radio Cumbria's Head of Programmes, Ian Timm's, introduces his special series of daily updates to mark the stations 40th anniversary.

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  4. RAJAR figures for Q3 2013

    Tuesday 29 October 2013, 14:10

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

    RAJAR have released their figures for Q3 2013.

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  5. Cast your vote: BBC Radio New Comedy Award

    Tuesday 29 October 2013, 11:55

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

    Find out how you can vote in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013.

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  6. Free Thinking Festival of Ideas 2013: Who's in control?

    Tuesday 22 October 2013, 17:04

    Matthew Dodd Matthew Dodd Head of Speech Programming, Radio 3

    Matthew Dodd previews this year's Free Thinking Festival of Ideas.

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  7. 30 years of BBC Sussex

    Monday 21 October 2013, 10:57

    Mark Carter Mark Carter Assistant Managing Editor, BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey

    Mark Carter follows up his mid-September blog, reflecting on BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour and the anniversary.

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  8. Introducing the World War One Centenary on the BBC

    Wednesday 16 October 2013, 09:45

    Adrian Van Klaveren Adrian Van Klaveren

    Controller of World War One Centenary, Adrian Van Klaveren reveals the BBC's plans to commemorate one hundred years since The Great War.

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  9. Making Waves: extending the BBC’s digital radio coverage to a further 2 million people

    Monday 14 October 2013, 09:56

    Alix Pryde Alix Pryde Director, BBC Distribution

    Director of BBC Distribution Alix Pryde expands upon her Tech Con speech about increasing the number of digital radio transmitters in the UK.

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  10. Enter the BBC World Service International Playwrighting Competition

    Tuesday 1 October 2013, 17:14

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

    BBC World Service has launched the 24th International Radio Playwrighting Competition.

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  11. BBC Audio Drama Awards return for the third year

    Tuesday 17 September 2013, 13:29

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    The third BBC Audio Drama Awards have been launched.

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  12. A broadcast tour of Sussex

    Friday 13 September 2013, 15:58

    Mark Carter Mark Carter Assistant Managing Editor, BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey

    Mark Carter reveals the background to BBC Sussex's 30 day birthday tour.

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  13. Newsbeat at 40

    Tuesday 10 September 2013, 16:03

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Radio 1's dedicated news programme celebrates 40 years on air. 

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  14. 70 years of Composer of the Week

    Friday 2 August 2013, 00:25

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Editor Jon Jacob looks at the history of Radio 3's 'Composer of the Week' and joins in the programmes 70th birthday celebrations.

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  15. Ten Things #22: Birthdays

    Thursday 1 August 2013, 15:15

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

    Hannah Khalil selects ten BBC stars who were born this month.

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  16. Uncovering the work of the film composer in BBC Sound of Cinema

    Friday 26 July 2013, 14:25

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Jon Jacob attends the launch of the BBC's September Sound of Cinema celebration and is reminded of some of the films he hasn't yet seen. 

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  17. Do you remember the Radio 1 Roadshow?

    Tuesday 23 July 2013, 10:10

    Jen Macro Jen Macro Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    Jen Macro pays tribute to the Radio 1 Roadshow - the precursor to the Big Weekend and a mainstay of the summers of her youth.

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  18. How we're using social media at Glastonbury 2013

    Friday 28 June 2013, 09:36

    Jem Stone Jem Stone Editor, Social media and Syndication, BBC Radio

    How the BBC's social media presence from Glastonbury 2013 will help viewers and listeners get closer to artists, find coverage of their favourite music and make them aware of the breadth and depth of talent available across the weekend.

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  19. Mastertapes featuring Spandau Ballet

    Saturday 22 June 2013, 19:43

    Jon Jacob Jon Jacob Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Tony Hadley and Gary Kemp feature in series 2 of BBC Radio 4's Mastertapes. Jon Jacob went along to watch the programme recorded in BBC Maida Vale. 

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  20. Marking 30 years of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2013

    Monday 17 June 2013, 12:19

    Anwen Rees Anwen Rees Assistant Producer

    Assistant Producer Anwen Rees reveals the importance of the competition as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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"Maxine Peake, Marcus Brigstocke and Toby Jones also scoop nominations for their work in audio drama"

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