This week in Radio 23/1/21

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

Here’s what happened

Red FM launched a new competition to encourage us to stay at home and stay listening. More music Bingo involves the listener ticking off the songs they hear on there bingo card to win a cash prize.

Learn more here

RTE released there highest earning presenters list this week. Not a huge change at the top but next years numbers will be interesting as 2020 saw 15% cuts for some presenters.

Read the list here

And finally proof that the public can give some beautiful answers when under a bit of pressure. Today FM had this beauty of an answer earlier in the week proving you can’t beet funny wrong answers.

Enjoy it here

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

This Week In Radio 16/1/21

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

Here’s what happened

Rte announced there earnings for 2019 this week. Obviously no info on pandemic impact so next year will be interesting.

Read the story on the Irish Times

Radio Today wrote this week that Classic Hits and Radio Nova have renewed there broadcast licences until 2030.

Check out the story here

And finally this week a report on the future of worldwide radio advertising has been published. Might be of interest if you work in the business side of radio.

Check it out here

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

This week in Radio 9/1/21

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

Here’s what happened

96FM plan to begin networking with Live95. In a job listing on Radio Today Jobs it’s confirmed that the evening show will be networked. The Job listing can be read below.

Check out the job listing

Graham Norton is going to be pushing the buttons at Virgin Radio as he will be running the desk for his new show. This is something he didn’t do at the BBC. He also spoke this week about not being on the BBC high earners list.

Read details on Radio Today

RTE have got a HUGE range of content to support students learning from home. From TV shows to Radio and of course online there’s plenty to help students at this tough time.

Read the details here

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

This Week In Radio 12/12/2020

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

Here’s what happened

Drive time Time Checks on RTE Radio 1 are available for sponsorship. It’s the perfect way for a brand to get there message across. Pricing can be found at the below link.

Get details here!

Shannon Redmond started a new show on KCLR last week. Best of luck From us here at Radio Land. As a Redmond myself I’m sure you will do all the Redmond’s in Ireland Proud.😃

Listen to KCLR here

And finally this week it seems Dublin City FM has more listeners than ever. Kantar released figures this week showing gains of 52% for the station. Well done to all involved.

Read full details on Radio Today

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

This Week In Radio 5/12/2020

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

Here’s what happened

The guidelines for reporting of suicide in the media have been updated. It’s important for those working in the media to make themselves aware of the updated guidelines.

Read the statement from the BAI here

Jordan North who presents weekend shows on BBC Radio 1 came 2nd in this years I’m A Celebrity,Get Me Out Of Here. What Irish radio presenter would you like to face I’m A Celeb? Tell us on Twitter!

Check out Jordan’s best bits

2FM Raised €55,492 for the ISPCC this week. Well done to all involved. Hopefully the 2FM Xmas Ball will be back next year.

You can donate to the ISPCC on line here

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

This Week in Radio 28/11/2020

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

Here’s what happened

Christmas FM is on its way bringing Ireland the Magic of Christmas once again. Best of luck to all involved. If your reading this on the 28th then tune in at 12pm for the station launch.

Go to the station website

Are you looking for Santa to send a Christmas message to your kids or even yourself? Well you can now get customised messages from Santa or his elves .

they’re incredibly Christmassy! Kids love them! And Santa and his Elves love doing them in between making toys for all the boys and girls across the world

Ed Roche speaking to Radio Land

Click here to order

And finally RTE did it again and pulled off an amazing Toy Show. While not strictly radio it shows how the media can unite the nation. Well done to all involved. Positive events like this are a real booster for our collective moods so let’s keep up making just a bit of magic on radio and the telly.

Check out this beautiful toy show performance

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

This Week in Radio 21/11/2020

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

Here’s what happened

BBC radio announced they would be playing an edited version of “Fairytale Of New York” on radio 1. The original will still be played however on Radio 2

Read the story on RTE

Some Rte News staff were photographed not following government COVID-19 guidelines at a gathering this week. Those involved have since apologised

Read the story on the Journal

And finally do you want some toys? 96FM are giving away €10k worth of toys. See the link below for details.

Check the Tweet!!! There’s toys to be won!!!

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

This weak in radio 29/9/20

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

RTÉ announced a new schedule for radio one.

Read the story on RTÉ news

WLR holds a fundraiser for mental health charity.

Read the story on Radio Today

A few tech issues came to play on 2fm breakfast.

Read full story on The Sun

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