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Radio Rocks: Steve Parkinson in Conversation

12

FEB

  • Time

    Conversation starts at 6.30pm

  • Location
     University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street,
    London W1B 2HW

Commercial radio is booming - but what happens next?

With an introduction from Gillian Reynolds MBE, radio critic of The Sunday Times, come and hear Steve Parkinson, Group Managing Director of Bauer Media, Europe's largest commercial radio group with major brands in the UK including Magic, Absolute, Kiss, and the recently acquired Jazz FM.

He will be in Conversation  with Helen Boaden, former BBC Director of Radio, about how UK commercial radio audiences and revenues are growing strongly, plus how the sector is successfully managing digital disruption compared to almost everywhere else in the media.

Why? What's the future of radio - for broadcasters and listeners?

How has it changed and how will it change in the future?

Are audiences vulnerable to streaming services like Spotify?

Why do advertisers like radio?

 Is the BBC unfair competition for commercial radio? 

Arrive 6.30pm for 7pm prompt start
Tickets:

  • £5 for Students
  • £10 for Media Society Members & Sister Organisations
  • £15 for Non Members and Guests
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