Steve Martin finds the origins of the radio chart show in a surprising location.
Martin Steers of the Community Radio Awards explains why he wants to celebrate the sector’s best work and its volunteers.
When is right to acknowledge your station’s rivals on air? Steve Martin argues we should be less uptight about it.
How one station responded to a major power cut in the heart of its local area.
If your sole rationale is sounding cool you’re only getting half the benefit of branded intros says the daddy, Anthony Gay.
When a local paper confused Free Radio’s hamster mascot with a squirrel hilarity ensued.
A big reaction to a topical stunt, but can Bob FM avoid the longer term risks?
As Global Radio introduces an on-air concept of “The Global Newsroom”, Steve Martin follows the trend to higher-level brands.
Earshot wishes a happy 50th birthday to the longest-running commercial radio station in the British Isles.
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Smooth Radio has signed-up some starry talent with television news credentials. How will the station use them?
What can we learn from TalkSPORT’s position on the Stan Collymore Twitter debate?
After Heart introduced a hand gesture branding device we explore the hand gestures of other stations.
How the announcement by Global Radio that it will launch Capital XTRA makes the brand a little bit bigger, broader and more certain to retain critical mass in a competitive market.
Run a competition or phone-in line? Here’s what radio stations need to know about the new Ofcom price plan proposals.
Writing for Earshot Creative, strategic media consultant Dirk Anthony says creatives would serve their businesses and their audiences better if only they’d stop and think.
It’s Christmas – so time for a seasonal post as we attempt to try and liken Santa to someone who works in Radio! Merry Christmas.
Brand-led radio is here to stay so let’s develop the brands that will rule the world, says Steve Martin.
How important is brand and image in today’s radio landscape? Earshot examines how clear brand values affect the consumer’s propensity to engage in the product.
UKRD will rebrand Surrey and Hampshire’s County Sound as Eagle Extra. Here’s why that’s a sensible move and what the station means to Earshot’s Steve Martin.