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Posted by Louise Davies on 25th May 2017
See you next Tuesday!

See you next Tuesday!

Radio Festival 2017

It’s all going off at the British Library on Tuesday with the line up confirmed for Radio Festival followed by the launch party for the reelworld Radio Academy 30 under 30 for 2017.

I’ll start with some hitherto undisclosed [in this forum] additions to the content for Festival;

Fresh from Eurovision, Graham Norton is taking to the stage to interview Nicholas Parsons, they’ll be discussing Parson’s love for the medium of radio and the 50 years of ‘Just a Minute’.

MOBO Award-winning songwriter, DJ, producer, visual artist and actor Goldie (MBE) meets Goldierocks [Sam Hall] to talk about his music and his relationship with radio.

In a packed programme, we also have Sunhil Singhvi from Instagram with his thoughts on how Instagram & Radio can be the best of friends.

James Ball of BuzzFeed is joining the panel discussing Fake News, how to spot it and what you can trust.

And finally on Radio Festival for this edition, we have Steve Bartlett, CEO of Social Chain, who can make anything go viral in just 26 minutes and Asian Network’s Yasser talking about keeping young audiences engaged.

The line up also includes; Colin Murray, Jason Manford, Phil Jupitus, Vernon Kay, Nicholas Parsons, Shaun Keaveny, Miranda Sawyer, Chris Tarrant OBE, Greg James, Jacqui Oatley MBE, Jonathan Agnew MBE, Adrian Durham, Mark Chapman, Emma Barnett, Matt Edmondson, FiGlover and many more @

Into the evening and we launch our annual competition to recognise and celebrate the rich vein of young talent working in the sector, just being in the room with these guys is inspiration enough!

We have a few Radio Festival tickets remaining for what promises to be an amazing day, book nowemail

Rog x

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