Regular readers will know I'm a big fan of Next Radio - which returns to the Royal Institution in London on Monday 18th September.
This is an annual conference which is all about finding great, creative ideas for radio. It was created in 2011 by James Cridland and Matt Deegan.
Next Radio is different to other events. It’s not created by a committee, it’s not trying to balance commercial radio and the BBC, or guaranteeing sponsors speaking privileges. Instead it’s curated by James ...
Although I have usually concentrated on London, back in the dim-and-distant past I occasionally featured other UK cities and thought that it would be worth doing it again from time-to-time.
So here's a 'snapshot' of Manchester's radio stations are currently performing.
Unlike London where all stations have the same (TSA) Total Survey Area it isn't the same with Manchester, which is served by both regional and local commercial stations, so it's not possible to do an hourly comparison. Instead I've done a breakdown ...
This is the final quarter of last year - covering the period 19th September - 18th December 2016.
Making its debut on this occasion is digital station Thames Radio, with a reach of 15,000. Chris Country has dropped to 23,000, although this is likely to be the result of changing its survey period from quarterly to a rolling half-yearly. Fun Kids has done well with 46,000 listeners. However these are Adults 15+ and while Rajar doesn't measure children under 10, the station ...