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

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Tim Davie Tim Davie | 10:10 UK time, Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Tim Davie, Director of Audio & Music, blogs this morning on the BBC Radio blog:

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 how they work together. The key challenge was to identify possible ways of sensibly reducing costs while protecting the quality of our programmes.

The findings of the report will help us with our current planning as we look to save costs. John's extensive experience in commercial radio meant he could take an informed and objective view of our operations...

Read the rest of Tim Davie's blog post and download John Myers' review (as a PDF) on the BBC Radio blog...

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