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Nominate now for the Radio Times Moment of The Year

March 1, 2021

Radio Academy members are all invited to submit nominations for The Radio Times Moment of The Year

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Announcing our Women In Radio & Audio series

February 10, 2021

The Radio Academy will be celebrating Women In Radio & Audio this spring, with a series of lunchtime webinars highlighting inspiring leadership and creative achievement.

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Scotland Branch event: 40 Years of MFR, 9th Feb

January 29, 2021

A panel will join Garry Spence to tell the story of Moray Firth Radio.

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Watch our free Disability webinar

January 25, 2021

Catchup on the latest in our Diversity & Inclusion series.

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Three new Trustees elected to Radio Academy Board

December 16, 2020

Adele Cross, Will Jackson and Kathryn Anastasi have been elected to join the board.

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Radio Academy AGM looks ahead to 2021

December 15, 2020

The Radio Academy has held its Annual General Meeting online, with incoming Chair Helen Thomas and Deputy Chair Nick Pitts looking ahead to an exciting year of activity in 2021, and the outgoing Chair Yvonne Thompson and Deputy Chair John Dash delivering a review of our activity in 2020. Setting out her vision for the […]

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Announcing the ARIAS 2021 Categories

December 9, 2020

This is a guest post by Phil Riley, Chair of Judges for The ARIAS This morning, we published the award categories and rubrics for the 2021 Audio and Radio Industry Awards.  Every year we look at these rubrics and check that they are still fit for purpose, and make sure we learn each year to make […]

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New Academy Chair and Deputy Chair announced

October 26, 2020

The Radio Academy is proud today to announce that Helen Thomas will take over as its new Chair, and Nick Pitts will be its new Deputy Chair, starting this December. Helen Thomas, Head of BBC Radio 2, will take over from Yvonne Thompson CBE who is standing down after three years as Chair. Nick Pitts, Content […]

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The Radio Academy Shouts Out on Race

October 1, 2020

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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ARIAS timeline announced: ceremony in May 2021

August 17, 2020

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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