Final countdown for hit40uk

Posted By James on May 27 2009 11:28 PM

National chart show hit40uk is being replaced by The Big Top 40 Show, and will feature real time chart positions from downloads at the iTunes Store. The show also has new presenters with Rich Clarke and Kat Snoob taking over the countdown, which will continue to be made by Global Radio and broadc...

Microsoft confirms Zune HD coming this fall

Posted By James on May 27 2009 01:15 AM

Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed its plans to take on the iPod Touch with a new, touch-screen Zune that will be able to surf the Web, play high-definition movies, and tune in to digital radio. The Zune HD, which will be available in the U.S. only starting this fall, features an HD Radio tuner as w...

Building a home studio

Posted By on May 27 2009 12:00 AM

Differentiate between your treatment for sound generated and reflected within the room and sound filtering through from elsewhere - like neighbouring rooms or premises or a busy road. Any flat shiny surfaces like windows or painted brick will have to be dealt with. If you need the light from the win...

Job cuts expected at Radio City

Posted By James on May 26 2009 12:24 AM

Staff at Radio City in Liverpool are fearful of losing their jobs after Ofcom's recent agreement to allow City Talk to cut the amount of speech on the station.The station, which launched 16 months ago, has been given the all clear to limit 100 per cent speech only to peak times, along with a lat...

Podcasting’s Revenue Opportunity

Posted By James on May 19 2009 12:00 AM

A new report by EMarketer this week discusses the revenue opportunity for podcasts as small. Citing Online Spending projections by Zenith Optimedia, they report that spending on podcasting will be $28million in 2009 and increase to $43million by 2011 – a mere 0.2% of predicted total online spend...

Radio Festival 2009 shapes up

Posted By James on May 18 2009 10:25 PM

The 2009 Radio Festival has unveiled an impressive line-up for this year’s event at the Nottingham Playhouse between June 29 and July 2, it’s hosted by Nicky Campbell.Notable contributors include Channel 4’s Jon Snow presents Making Waves Behind Bars – The Power of Prison Radio featuring...

Free Voiceovers And How They Work

Posted By on May 17 2009 12:00 AM

Consider this, lets say you own and operate a small chocolate company. Its 2009, economic crisis and you are close to shutting down. Some people come along and ask for some samples, you give them some but find out they have been coming for weeks. This has cost your business hundreds of dollars. Thos...

Top radio and voice talent to star in documentary

Posted By James on May 16 2009 06:52 PM

Atlantic 252 and XFM radio personality, Enda Caldwell will star in Kris Henderson’s voice-over documentary, The Voice That Rocks in association with Broadcasting World.The voice-over talent and  Broadcaster has been cast as himself to talk about his life in the media industry in the feature l...

World First, Title Support In Flash Player

Posted By James on May 13 2009 03:19 AM

Broadcasting World Exclusive - The popular UK streaming host Shoutcast Solutions has developed the worlds first Flash Player with Title Support. The new player is shown on Stream Solutions website and is now supported on all of their Flash Streaming Server accounts. Stream Solutions specialises in F...

Study: Streaming Nets Longer Listening For Stations

Posted By James on May 09 2009 01:38 AM

Jacobs Media has released an updated survey of the way listeners to rock radio formats use media and technology, Tech Survey V 2009. Among the findings, listeners to rock, classic rock and alternative formats are found to be increasing their use of audio and video streaming, texting, and social n...


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