Tagged with: radio 1

24 posts about radio 1 on this blog

  1. Why BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra are opening up to audiences this month for Access All Areas

    Monday 18 February 2013, 16:34

    Piers Bradford Piers Bradford Commissioning Editor Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra

    This isn't exactly what we envisaged when we proposed that February should be Access All Areas month on Radio 1.

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  2. Radio 1's Live Lounge website and the Semantic Web

    Tuesday 12 February 2013, 14:53

    Sam Bailey Sam Bailey Interactive editor

    Radio 1's Live Lounge website contains an archive of 426 sessions dating back to 2007, showing who played when, where and what they played.

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  3. Watch the final Chris Moyles Breakfast Show live on Red Button: Friday 14 September

    Thursday 13 September 2012, 15:48

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    This Friday Chris bids farewell in his final Breakfast Show on Radio 1

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  4. Round up: A few things from Radio 1

    Tuesday 21 August 2012, 11:10

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    Radio 1 Teen Awards 2012 and more: A round up a few things happening at Radio 1

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  5. Shining a spotlight on Hackney - BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

    Monday 9 July 2012, 13:17

    Jason Carter Jason Carter

    We wanted to celebrate the fantastic multi-cultural youth talent that seems to seep out of East London.

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  6. Putting Radio 1's Hackney Weekend online

    Saturday 23 June 2012, 17:30

    Sam Bailey Sam Bailey Interactive editor

    We have five stages, and a backstage feed, available to watch live on computer and on mobile.

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  7. Updating the Radio 1 and 1Xtra homepages

    Wednesday 30 May 2012, 14:03

    Andy Puleston Andy Puleston Head of Digital - BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Music

    The September launch was a hugely significant step for us. Not only were they a technical first for the BBC in many areas but they were also a game changing moment for what radio could be on the internet.

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  8. Radio 1 and digital participation

    Friday 4 May 2012, 17:15

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

    It's no longer about our audience contacting us, it’s about The Chris Moyles Show, Radio 1 and the BBC being a part of their daily conversation.

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  9. 1Xtra Live: The 1Xtra family goes on tour

    Wednesday 30 November 2011, 12:55

    Rob Spring Rob Spring

    1Xtra Live is a stand-out event in the 1Xtra Calendar. A free event for more than 12,000 young music fans, in four cities. It's an opportunity for the station to get out on the road and showcase what 1Xtra is all about. It's also a chance for us to get out and meet our...

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  10. New homepages for Radio 1 and 1Xtra

    Wednesday 28 September 2011, 17:22

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    There are three posts you might be interested in on the BBC Internet blog covering the recent redesign of the Radio 1 and 1Xtra homepages.

    Senior producer Chris Johnson introduces the ideas and principles behind the new design in Building the Radio 1 and 1Xtra Home...

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  11. BBC Radio and 9/11 Ten Years On

    Tuesday 6 September 2011, 19:20

    Paul Murphy Paul Murphy Senior Producer, A&Mi

    On the 5 live blog station controller Adrian Van-Klaveren has written a post detailing 5 live's coverage of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. He recalls where he was at the time (as I'm sure we've all done in the last few days):

    At the time I was Head of BBC Newsgathering. I remember catching up with...

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  12. Sex on the radio

    Thursday 28 July 2011, 09:17

    Aled Aled

    Editor's note: Aled Haydn Jones produces Chris Moyles' breakfast show on Radio 1 and also presents the station's Sunday evening advice programme The Surgery, helping young people to understand and come to terms with everything from exam stress to depression and divorce since 1999. There's a special...

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  13. Andy Parfitt says goodbye to Radio 1

    Thursday 21 July 2011, 10:10

    Andy Parfitt Andy Parfitt

    After 13 years I'm setting down the Controllership of BBC Radio 1 (and 1Xtra and The Asian Network and BBC Popular Music). I've clearly believed passionately in really sticking at a strategy for the long-term, based on the understanding that real change only happens with sustained effort over long...

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  14. Radio 1's Big Weekend exploration into social 'check ins' gets results

    Thursday 16 June 2011, 15:33

    Richard Morland Richard Morland

    Editor's note: A few weeks ago Richard outlined a new mobile project bringing together the social web and live events that the A&Mi team would be testing out at Radio 1's Big Weekend. Here's the promised update on how things went - PM.


    '...If you're taking someone who's not your boyfriend or girlfriend...

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  15. John Myers' review of the BBC's popular music stations

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 10:42

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Today we are making public a report which looks at potential synergies and savings within Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music and 1Xtra.

    Last year, I asked John Myers - CEO of the Radio Academy and one of the most respected figures in the radio industry - to review how our popular music stations are run and...

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  16. BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra live from Camp Bastion: The Big Dawg goes to Afghanistan

    Friday 3 June 2011, 13:12

    Exec Producer Rhys Exec Producer Rhys


    BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra decided to bring Tim Westwood to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, because the story of the troops out here is primarily a 19-year-old's story, which is perfect for our audience.

    We wanted to hear the troops' stories and give them the opportunity to send messages to family and friends...

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  17. "I'm here now!": BBC's location based service experiment for the Radio 1's Big Weekend audience.

    Thursday 5 May 2011, 19:43

    Richard Morland Richard Morland

    At Radio 1's Big Weekend 2011 we are testing a new mobile feature that allows the audience to say "I'm here now" to their friends while watching their favourite artists throughout the day. The key thing is that they have to be present at a stage to check in.

    So why are we doing this? This is an...

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  18. Radio 1's Big Weekend online

    Tuesday 3 May 2011, 19:15

    Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Head of Popular Music, Radio and Music multiplatform

    The Royal Wedding is tied up, done and dusted... and the music was my highlight. It was emotional, it had some new music (to my ears at least) bringing together hundreds of millions of people all listening and enjoying the same moment together. Whether you attended in person outside the Abbey, Buckingham...

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  19. Radio 1 - recovering from the longest show ever

    Tuesday 22 March 2011, 13:50

    Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Head of Popular Music, Radio and Music multiplatform

    We all know what it feels like to be tired right? I mean really tired. We love watching people go the extra mile for a good cause and 52 hours is a long time to be awake. 'BBC Radio 1's Longest Show Ever with Chris Moyles and Comedy Dave' hit the mark for many people, including me. Radio 1 listeners...

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  20. Using Twitter to control a slot-car race - MistaJam vs Scott Mills

    Tuesday 15 February 2011, 15:02

    Patrick Sinclair Patrick Sinclair

    Editor's note: engineers in radio used to concern themselves with balancing audio and locating transmission towers but they now have a whole set of rather more pressing concerns - like how to stop slot cars spinning off the track when too many people tweet Scott Mills. Patrick Sinclair - a software...

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