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You will be supporting a registered charity dedicated to the development, promotion and recognition of excellence in the UK radio and audio industry.

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Member Benefits


Live and On-demand access

Radio Academy Events


Attend any of our

Regional Branch Events


Attend The

Radio Academy Festival


Enter and Attend



Nominate for

30 Under 30


Discounts on tickets for

Friends and Partner Events


Vote and Stand in

Trustee Elections

Individual or Patron

Which membership are you?

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Personal Radio Academy membership just for you. Perfect if you are a freelancer, sole-trader, podcaster, or any other type of audio lover.


per year (inc. VAT)
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If your employer is a Radio Academy Patron, then you are entitled to free or subsidised membership. Activate it here!


or subsidised

Being included in the 30 Under 30 helped increase my confidence Within the radio industry, provided opportunities to network with people I admire and opened the door to ways I can assist others.

Grace Hopper

Producer, KISS FM

The Radio Academy is an iconic body in the world of broadcasting, not just radio. It is a huge influence on the industry, inspiring and supporting the next generation and recognising those that have contributed their lives and passion towards creating the best in radio programming.

Charlotte Thompson

The Radio Academy is great at supporting people, through it, I’ve found countless opportunities to network and meet new contacts that has led to work.

George McDonagh


Get access to year-round industry events, enter and attend The ARIAS and take your career to the next level

Attend the ARIAS and our annual Radio Academy Festival

Join us for the best opportunities to hear from industry leaders, network with colleagues, and forge connections in the audio business. Our events bring together people from across the UK radio and audio industry and most are available exclusively to Radio Academy members.

Events take place across the UK, and online through virtual events, but you need to be a member to take part, and get first access to tickets.




We are extremely grateful to all of our Patron Member organisations, who support our work by buying membership for their entire teams. Thank you - we couldn't do our work without you.

7Digital 2022
aim 225
audible 2022
bauer 2021
bbc 2021
bfbs 2021
BCU 2022
boom radio 225
Broadcast Bionics 2022
dc thomson 2021
fix radio 225
go radio 115
manx radio 2021
News UK 2021
nottingham trent 2021
PPL 2022
PRS 2022
Premier 2022
say it now 225
Sharp Stream 2022
sky news 225a
storytel 2022
TBI Media 2022
The Radio Dept 2022
Tindle Radio 2022
TuneIn 225
xperi 225

Affiliate Patrons

Our Affiliate Patrons are other charitable or grassroots organisations, that we recognise as providing a valuable service to the UK audio and radio sector. We work with our affiliates to provide their members access to our programme of events, and many receive free or discounted Radio Academy membership.

Care Radio 200
HBA Logo 115
Podium 200