Membership and Benefits

Members of The Radio Academy benefit from being part of a group of peers and colleagues across the industry. The Radio Academy is the only social and business link to bridge BBC and commercial radio. Members get free entry into most of our Branch events across the country, as well as Early Bird and Member rate discounts to all of our conferences, including The Radio Festival. We also have various Member Offers throughout the year, including discounts on Pure's DAB Digital Radios.

Patron Membership

If you are an employee of one of our Patrons, you can register for free membership - click here for the list. To claim your free membership, just click here and enter your work email address.

Affiliate Membership

If you fall into one of these categories you can apply for free Affiliate membership:

  • Active participants in radio stations which are members of the Student Radio Association
  • Active participants in radio stations which are full members of the Hospital Broadcasting Association
  • Active participants in community radio stations which have been licensed by Ofcom.

To find out how to apply for Affiliate Membership, click here.

Individual Membership

If you do not qualify for free membership, as described above, individual membership of The Radio Academy is an annual flat rate subscription of £25. To join, click here.