This week in radio 26/8/2020

Lots happens in the radio industry each weak so hears a summery of the week we just enjoyed.

Here’s what happened

It emerged this week that apple bought Scout FM, a company turning podcasts into radio station like feeds. Apple are showing a lot of interest in radio lately having recently launched new stations.

Read the full story on Bloomberg

Flirt FM in Galway are hosting a 25 hour broadcast marathon on Monday to celebrate 25 years on air. Best of luck to everyone involved.

Read the story on Radio Today

And finally this week producer Helena O’Toole is leaving the Niall Boylan show on classic hits and is moving to produce Newstalk Breakfast. Aisling lynch is taking up Helena’s classic hits role. Best of luck to you both.

Aisling Lynch becomes senior producer at classic hits

Helena moving to Newstalk breakfast.

And that is the summery for this weak. Come back to radio land next week for more radio news📻