BONUS – Sophie K: breaking the mould
Recorded live at the Radio Academy Festival this week, Kerrang! Radio breakfast show presenter Sophie K talks about smashing through barriers and breaking the mould as a female in the male-dominated world of rock radio.
Times Radio, Youthquakes & more – the RAJARs are in!
For those in the radio industry, Wednesday was the biggest day for 18 months, with £500m worth of sales resting on data from the audience research survey (suspended during the pandemic). But elsewhere in the media, this set of listening figures looks set to have an impact on their businesses too. Matt Deegan welcomes two…
New BBC Studios Boss At Last & Where Are Channel 4’s Subtitles?
Thirteen months after the search began, BBC Studios finds their new boss is the same as the old one. Why has the appointment taken so long? Matt Deegan is joined by media writer Maggie Brown, Newsweek International editor Alex Hudson and Endelman’s Karin Robinson to discuss this and the week’s other media news. Also on…
Netflix snaps up Dahl, Neil v GB News, Doctor Who leaves BBC Studios
Media news and analysis, with new host Matt Deegan and guests this week consultant Paul Robinson (Creative Media Partners) and Elizabeth Carr-Ellis (Hello Magazine). Netflix buys up the rights to the Roald Dahl back catalogue. With Amazon, Disney and Apple all spending big this year, how does this deal match up in the streaming wars?…
#159B – SPECIAL: The “One Voice” Conference 2021
“One Voice” is the UK’s biggest conference for voiceovers, and Leah Marks and Nic Redman from the British Podcast Award-nominated Voiceover Social podcast, have put together this collection of the best bits of One Voice 2021 especially for you, Media Podcast listeners. Featuring top impersonators Rory Bremner and Jess Robinson, as well as the best…
Episode 159 – C4 4 The Chopping Block? UK TV IN EU; Sony Buys Somethin Else;
Joining Olly Mann this week are: Deadline’s international editor, Jake Kanter, podcaster and founder of Don’t Skip Media, Christina Moore and the writer, podcaster and audio critic Caroline Crampton. This week: It’s deja vu all over again, as the government ponders selling Channel 4 – but is the case for a sale stronger now than…
Episode 157 – ARIAs 2021; Amazon Buys Bond; Discovery And WarnerMedia Merge
Olly Mann is joined by the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson and chief content officer of Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman. This week: Audio awards aplenty at the ARIAs. Discovery merges with WarnerMedia and Amazon buys Bond’s back catalogue – along with the rest of MGM. BBC Studios struggles to secure a new boss and…
Episode 156 – Studio Audiences Return; Bauer Radio Subscription Plans; VICE’s Four Day Week; Death Of Clubhouse;
Joining Olly Mann are the CEO of production company Nine Lives Media and exec producer of Songs Of Praise, Cat Lewis, radio presenter and broadcast consultant Paul Robinson and journalist and founder of podcast company Message Heard, Jake Warren. This week: Studio audiences are set to return but some shows including Have I Got News…
Episode 155 – Spotify and Apple Podcast Subscriptions; Anne Mac Leaving Radio 1; News UK Scaling Back TV Ambitions
Joining Olly Mann this week are the news editor of the Press Gazette, Charlotte Tobitt, radio executive Trevor Dann and digital editor at Immediate Media, Rebecca Messina This week: As Spotify and Apple launch paid subscriptions for podcasters what will it mean for the way audio makers get paid? Also: News UK scales back its…