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The Radio Academy Shouts Out on Race

Radio Academy Chair, Yvonne Thompson CBE, writes at the start of Black History Month about the Radio Academy’s R.O.A.R. initiative 8 minutes and 46 seconds… Is this the time that changed the world’s view on race and race discrimination? Or will it just be a passing fashionable fad, emblazoned on tee-shirts? Of course, to many, […]

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The Radio and Audio Study: Take Part Now!

The Radio Academy needs YOU, to take part in its first Radio and Audio Study. This is an in-depth survey not just for Radio Academy members but for everyone working in, or aspiring to be part of, the UK’s radio and audio industry. The information collected will be completely anonymous. The findings, which will be presented at this […]

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ARIAS timeline announced: ceremony in May 2021

The Radio Academy has today announced that the next Audio and Radio Industry Awards will take place in the slightly later month of May in 2021. The move has been made in order to shift the awards’ eligibility window to end on 31 December, and to allow members more time in 2020 to prepare their entries. […]

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Show You’re Listening: donate to AREF

The Radio Academy has launched a new initiative called ‘Show You’re Listening’ to encourage colleagues to donate in support of the recently established Audio and Radio Emergency Fund (AREF). The Radio Academy is encouraging those who remain working full time in the radio and audio industry to donate a day’s pay, a show fee, or […]

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Audio & Radio Emergency Fund: how to apply

How to apply for support The Audio and Radio Emergency Fund has been created to help those in the radio and audio sector who are facing hardship because of the coronavirus crisis. The urgent need to provide support for freelancers and other individuals who are the lifeblood of radio, podcasts, and audiobooks, has brought together […]

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