This weekend I was in Birmingham for the AGM of the CMA (Community Media Association). Hosted at BBC Birmingham, inside the Mailbox building, it is the first CMA event I have been to since pre-Covid. Continue reading
Besides the reception desk being manned 24/7 (great from a security point of view) there is a bar – so I can get a drink before, during and after my show. This is also great when interviewing guests. Continue reading
What lovely weather we’ve had this weekend! I’ve enjoyed sitting in our new Summer house which is a nice quiet spot to sit and read (and be able to hear the sound of birds and the water flowing in the pond). I might also use it as my ‘writing room’, my book being my background project for the year. Continue reading
Happy Christmas to everyone who reads my blog! Continue reading
I’ve been in Manchester (well… Salford actually) where the Community Media Association put on its annual conference at the BBC’s Quay House, at MediaCity UK. Continue reading
Last month I spent a day at the annual Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford – not just to look at all the miltiary planes on display, but also to make a programme for Corinium Radio. Continue reading
I think 2019’s going to be an exciting time for radio. This month alone there will be some quite big changes on the UK’s airwaves. Continue reading
For the Christmas weekend I am taking over Corinium Radio’s morning airwaves. This morning I was on air for 3 hours with a festive selection of music, plus some international tunes from the countries I’ve visited this year. Continue reading
The UK’s biggest music radio network (that’s BBC Radio 2) is reforming itself at the moment.
It is official: Test transmissions for Britain’s new national DAB digital stations have started.