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Promotional ideas and technique. Always radio, always positive.

How can you learn about live events from the pros?

Radio event professionals take the stage at the Radio Academy’s next London branch event.

Eight reasons to enter the Radio Production Awards

There’s still time to enter the 2014 RPAs. If you’ve been wondering whether to, here are some reasons to give it your best...

Global Radio creative, centre stage in Edinburgh 2014

Global Radio will put the art of radio creativity centre stage at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival with ‘Open Studio Sessions’

Earshot podcast: 2013 Sony winners

Radio 4 collides with Jack FM while Radio 2 keeps on smiling as James Stodd, Richard Culver and Chris Reay play their award winning audio in our production podcast. Download and enjoy.

Sony awards results in charts

The winning statistics from this year’s Sony Radio Academy Awards in pretty, glanceable charts, if that’ your thing.

Sony Radio Academy Awards 2013

All the gems of radio’s biggest night in stats and charts. See the winners scoreboard from the Sony Radio Academy Awards.

You can never have too many award ceremonies

There are more radio award ceremonies than ever. Steve Martin says that culture of competition and feedback can drive us all to better and more creative work.

Earshot Creative Review, June 2012

In our monthly downloadable podcast Dan Mumford from BBC Radio 1 and1Xtra and Absolute Radio’s Brian Murphy share the stories behind their Sony Radio Academy Award successes with Steve Martin.

Earshot Creative Review, April 2012

As the Sony Radio Academy Awards approach our podcast plays nominated work from the BBC, UKRD and independent production house Fresh Air Production, all discussed by the producers who made it.

Title first, feature second?

Could this be a secret route to a great radio idea?

Are you coming to the next Radio Academy event?

Fancy learning some promotional hints from Comedy Dave, Absolute and Bauer? Don’t miss this event in London on 21st March, produced by Earshot’s Jonathan Jacob for the Radio Academy.

2012 radio production awards

The Radio Academy and the Radio Independents Group have launched the Radio Production Awards for 2012 with up to five categories which could be won by station imaging and promos producers.

Earshot Creative Review, festive show

It’s the festive edition of the Earshot Creative Review production podcast. So good, we posted it twice.

Earshot Creative Review, festive show

Direct from London’s Theatreland we play 2011’s greatest promotional audio with the people who made it. Get the podcast in two festive downloads.

A social update

Here’s the team that flew the flag for Earshot in the Radio Academy Christmas Quiz, coming a creditable fourth.

It’s Invitation Tuesday

Yes, we’ve rebranded a normal day of the week. It’s Invitation Tuesday, when your Earshot needs you.

Jonathan Jacob and 29 others

If you’ve been here before you’ll know that many of the articles within Earshot  (and, let’s face it, all those which...

Social Media In Radio

Last night, I was honoured to co-produce (with Paul Sylvester of Absolute Radio) the ‘Social Media in Radio’ event for the Radio Academy....

Route into radio

Skillset and The Radio Academy have launched a fantastic new resource today called Route Into Radio. It gives young people a real insight...

Sony Radio Academy awards 2011 marketing winners

It’s been a busy time for the radio industry with both the Sony Radio Academy Awards and RAJAR day combined. There’s certainly been...