Ofcom calls LBC meeting after Farage complaint

Ofcom has requested a meeting with LBC managers to discuss its compliance processes after it rejected a complaint about Nigel Farage. The presenter, who is on-air Monday to Thursday 7pm till 8pm,…

Richard Bacon recovering and praising the NHS

Broadcaster Richard Bacon has tweeted he is alive and recovering after doing “six days straight in a coma”. He said on Monday morning in a tweet which has since been deleted: “So I…

BBC Radio 3 launches classical music podcast

Radio 1’s Clara Amfo and Dev, BBC Radio 6 music presenters Shaun Keaveny and Amy Lamé, BBC Asian Network’s Bobby Friction and broadcaster Gemma Cairney are the first guests to appear on BBC…

Laura Whitmore to host weekly show on 5 live

TV presenter and broadcaster Laura Whitmore is to host her first ever radio show, with a live one hour Sunday morning slot on BBC Radio 5 live this summer. In Laura Whitmore’s Sunday Session she will…

Richard Bacon in a coma after mystery virus

Former Capital FM and Xfm presenter Richard Bacon is in a coma after being admitted to hospital last week. The Sun reports the BBC host is fighting for his life in a medically induced coma after…

XS Manchester listeners vote Oasis as favourite band

Manchester band OASIS has been voted Manchester’s favourite band in a poll by listeners of XS Manchester. Over 40,000 votes were cast online in June, counting down to the XS Manchester Music Cup Final…

Sam FM to play Three Lions song non-stop

Sam FM will be playing Three Lions back to back for the entire duration of the semi-final game between England and Croatia. Tonight from 7pm, all listeners will hear on the stations in Bristol,…

It’s Sam FM vs JACK fm for Bristol FM licence

The two known bidders for the re-advertised Bristol 106.5 FM licence are Nation Broadcasting and Celador Radio. Current licence holder, Celador, has re-applied for the licence as Sam FM, whilst…

talkSPORT 2 to broadcast the 147th Open live

talkSPORT 2 is broadcasting live ball-by-ball coverage of The Open this year, starting next week. Richard Kaufman will present live coverage from Carnoustie starting on Tuesday July 17, bringing all…