It has been announced that Global Radio has withdrawn as a Patron of the Radio Academy, which is not good news for the Academy as it tries to pull itself together and move forward following the past couple of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 ...
It was 15 years ago today that I became a 'DAB pioneer' as Programme Director of FLIX RADIO, which launched on the Coventry multiplex.
For those of you interested in such radio trivia the first piece of music played on the station was 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' by Richard Straus, from the film '2001: A Space Odyssey'.
The station was owned by Infinity Media, part of the UKRD (UK Radio Developments) group, and was based at the studios (well, actually the engineering 'racks room') ...