Next Radio - the excellent one-day conference that shares the best new ideas for the radio industry - is back on Monday September 19th. This is the conference for those people who actually 'do' and 'make' radio, and from all areas - including the BBC, commercial radio, community radio, independent production companies and freelancers. Speakers - and delegates - are not just from the UK. Previous conferencers have included participants from Australia, Canada, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden, the USA and Zimbabwe.
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It has been announced that Global Radio has withdrawn as a Patron of the Radio Academy, which is not good news for the Academy as it tries to pull itself together and move forward following the past couple of years.
I was originally a member of the Radio Academy almost ever since it started back in the 1980s and supported the general principle that it is there for all of those involved in, or interested in, radio.
The Academy changed a lot over ...