Why do Australian shows make headlines over here? Could American style subscription radio work in the UK? Which European radio stations are the best?
Join us on Monday 19th May as we spend an evening discovering the best radio outside of the UK. We’ll be examining what we can learn from radio stations abroad, how the UK market has influenced others and discussing which countries or individual shows are at the forefront in worldwide radio broadcasting. Our panel will also be sharing tips & advice on working in radio abroad.
Speaking on the night will be international radio consultants Francis Currie and Phil Dowse. Also joining the panel is Executive Producer of Heart Breakfast in London Geoff Jein, who enjoyed a number of years working for Southern Cross Austereo in Perth. The event will be hosted by Paul Hayes, who has recently returned to England after spending 3 years presenting shows in the Middle East and North America.
You can follow the event throughout the night on Twitter via @radioacademy and #RAWorld.
Date: Monday 19th May 2014
Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start
Venue: Gibson Guitar Studio, 29-35 Rathbone Street, London, W1T 1NJ
Cost: members free / non-members £10 (inc VAT). To register for this event, CLICK HERE.
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Paul is a presenter and currently hosts the Midday show on Radio Aire in Leeds and has recently been heard on Saturday evenings on Magic 105.4. Until 2013, Paul hosted the evening show on 92.5 The Beat in Montreal and before that spent twelve months in the UAE as a presenter & Assistant PD on Channel 4 Radio in Dubai. Previously, in the UK, Paul has presented on the Heart & Galaxy networks as well as shows on Southern and Power FM.
Francis, is a successful international radio consultant, specialising in providing programming and promotions support to radio stations in competitive markets in the UK and around the world. Prior to becoming a consultant Francis masterminded the success of the Heart Brand in the UK as Group Programme Director. He also launched Magic in London. Over the years his programming work has been recognised with a number of awards, including the Sony Gold award for Programmer of the Year.
Geoff, is the Executive Producer of London’s Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston and Emma Bunton. As well as spells at Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 2 and in TV, Geoff spent two years in Australia working as an Exec. Producer for Southern Cross Austereo. ‘Down Under’ he worked on Australia’s most successful radio station Mix 94.5 as well as 92.9, part of the Today Network where he helped launch a new breakfast show. He still credits his presence in Australia as a deciding factor in England’s 2010/11 Ashes win.