UKRD News headlines
UKRD has confirmed that Rick Simmonds has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Wessex FM and will take up his post in early March.
The date for this year’s Local Radio Day has been confirmed as Friday the 26th May.
Commercial radio operator, UKRD Group, this week launches a new radio brand, My Music Radio. Broadcasting nationally on free App, online at mymusicradio.co.uk and on DAB multiplexes in the South East, South West and North Yorkshire along with the small-scale DAB multiplex covering the city of Cambridge.
Radio operator, UKRD, has launched a “holding page” web-site for My Music Radio which teases the launch of the new national digital radio station scheduled for mid-November by allowing potential listeners the opportunity to win tickets for an Elton John concert in Germany in the summer of 2017.
UKRD's brand new national radio station dedicated to Musical Theatre launches today.
UKRD Group, the privately owned operator of 16 local commercial radio stations across England, has confirmed that it is urging a cautious response to recent calls for further de-regulation to Ofcom and is to make representations to the industry regulator and politicians shortly.
UKRD’s Senior Imaging Producer Adam Venton has won the ‘Best use of music’ award at the 2016 Vox Awards.
UKRD’s Production Manager, Colin McGinness wins Two New York Festival International Radio Program Awards.
UKRD is celebrating today with the news that Group Production Manager Colin McGinness has won two Awards at the 2016 New York Festival International Radio Program Awards.
With almost 60 stations having registered to take part and many more indicating their support on the day itself, Local Radio Day has been hailed “a great success and a strong foundation upon which to build for the years ahead,” by UKRD’s Chief Executive Officer, William Rogers.
“The home of Proper Local Radio” that’s how Dave Coull UKRD’s Group Content Director described the Local Radio Day App which was launched today. The App that is available from the App Store, Google Play for Android and the Amazon App store for Kindle is a companion App for Local Radio Day and will allow users to stream any of the local radio stations participating in the initiative.