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Statement from The Trustees of The Radio Academy

November 28, 2022

We want to take this opportunity to publicly acknowledge the concerns raised about The ARIAS judging processes, and to state our commitment to understanding the views of our colleagues.  We believe our judging processes are robust and fair but we are always open to hearing specific suggestions from our members about how we might improve […]

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Congratulations to APAs 2022 Winners

November 24, 2022

The Audio Production Awards were held at the BFI London last night (Wednesday 23 November) with winners announced in dozens of categories recognising outstanding achievement in audio production, celebrating the craft skills behind radio, podcast, audiobook production and more. The winners included ARIAS winners Lianne Sanderson, Danny Robins, Lina Prestwood/The Long Time Academy, and production […]

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ARIAS 2023 – New Categories and Rylan & Fleur return

November 21, 2022

Details of the 2023 ARIAS – with new categories, an increase to nine nominees in many categories, and the return of hosts Rylan and Fleur East.

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Local Radio Day – Friday 21 October

October 17, 2022

Celebrating The Sound of local broadcasting, with a pop up radio station

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Radio TechCon 2022 – discount for RA Members

October 17, 2022

The full line-up has now been announced for Radio TechCon – the UK radio and audio industry’s technical and engineering event – and Radio Academy Members can get a £25 discount of their ticket. The one-day conference is back in person at IET London: Savoy Place on Monday, 28th November 2022. The full line up will […]

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Podcast Day 24 offer and bursaries

September 12, 2022

The Radio Academy is partnering once again with Podcast Day 24, to offer a special Members Price, and five bursaries for people unable to afford the ticket and transport. 4 October sees the return of Podcast Day 24, a unique event in the podcasting calendar. Three in-person conferences, one in London, New York and Sydney […]

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Three Fellowships awarded at the Radio Academy Festival

September 8, 2022

The Radio Academy has awarded three new Fellowships at this year’s Festival – to Mohit Bakaya, Karen Pearson, and Victoria Easton-Riley. The Fellowship is the highest honour the Academy can give to a colleague in the radio and audio sector, and recognises a career of achievements in the industry plus a commitment to the ideals […]

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ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30 has launched

June 28, 2022

The hunt has begun for the UK radio and audio industry’s 30 brightest hopes, as the ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30 has opened for entries. The annual list of 30 “ones to watch” in the business will be unveiled in November, and the scheme is open to entries from now until the end of […]

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Call for Volunteers for 2022 Festival

June 16, 2022

We have opportunities to volunteer as Event Co-ordinators and Session Producers

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20% Discount for the Grow podcast conference

June 1, 2022

Radio Academy Members can get a 20% discount off a ticket to Grow – the new training and development day from The British Podcast Awards. Are you looking to build on your podcast’s early success? Or looking to scale up to become a network or production company? The Radio Academy have teamed up with the […]

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Greg James to open Radio Academy Training Day

May 17, 2022

Host of Radio 1 Breakfast, Greg James, has been announced as the opening speaker at The Radio Academy Training Day in Coventry on 27 May. He joins a line-up that also includes Radio 1 Breakfast Producer Chris Sawyer, and Head of Station Aled Haydn Jones. Greatest Hits Radio Regional Content Director David Salt, Free Radio […]

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Radio Academy to hold next Training Day in Coventry

May 12, 2022

The Radio Academy has announced details of its next Training Day, which will be held at Coventry University on Friday 27 May. The five-hour programme of talks with industry leaders will start at 1pm, and will include sessions on programme production, podcasting, music radio, news and speech, features, imaging, and technology. It will end with […]

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The Radio Academy Festival will return on 7 September

May 12, 2022

In 2022, The Radio Academy Festival will be returning as a full in-person, one-day conference, at a brand-new home in Central London – and discounted tickets are on sale now. The Festival is The Academy’s annual day of celebration, debate and discussion, where delegates can hear from the movers and shakers in UK radio and audio […]

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Our statement – Nolan Investigates: Stonewall, ARIAS Nominations

May 3, 2022

The Radio Academy believes that transgender people should feel safe and included in the radio industry, at our events, and in society more broadly. We take diversity and representation very seriously in all areas of our work – from our board of Trustees, to our event speakers, to the make-up of our judging panels in […]

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Janice Long to be honoured at The ARIAS

April 29, 2022

Trailblazing DJ and radio royalty Janice Long is to be honoured with the inaugural Pioneer Award at this year’s ARIAS. Janice Long left a huge legacy in British broadcasting. Her death at Christmas hit the hearts of everyone in the radio industry and her loyal listeners, who had followed her career for over 40 years. The first […]

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20% Discount for The Women’s Podcast Festival

March 29, 2022

The Radio Academy has partnered with Content Is Queen, to offer members 20% off corporate-rate tickets to The Women’s Podcast Festival, taking place in London on Saturday 18 June. The Women’s Podcast Festival is a one-day event that unites the global community of female innovators and leaders in podcasting, audio and radio. The events will […]

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Get €200 off a Radiodays Europe ticket

March 22, 2022

Our Members can get nearly 30% off their ticket for Europe’s biggest radio conference

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Radio Academy Training Day at Exeter College

March 3, 2022

We’re holding an afternoon of talks, discussions and learning, on 30 March

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ARIAS moved to 3 May – venue announced!

February 24, 2022

The 2022 ARIAS will take place at London’s iconic Adelphi Theatre in the heart of the West End.

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PRA’s Phil Maguire OBE and BBC’s Kiran Nandra elected

February 18, 2022

Phil and Kiran have been elected to the Radio Academy board of Trustees.

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20% off The Podcast Show 2022 – see you there!

February 15, 2022

Our members get a chunky discount on tickets for this awesome new event.

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Announcing the new Radio Academy Podcast

February 10, 2022

Every week Roisin Hastie will go behind the scenes of a different project.

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Ten things we learnt from ‘How to Win The ARIAS’

January 19, 2022

All the useful things we learnt from the webinar with the Chair of Judges and guests

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Announcing details of The ARIAS 2022

December 10, 2021

The ceremony will take place on 10 May. Category details now revealed.

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