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Statement from The Trustees of The Radio Academy

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

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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Local Radio Day – Friday 21 October

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

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Podcast Day 24 offer and bursaries

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

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

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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Greg James to open Radio Academy Training Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ARIAS moved to 3 May – venue announced!

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

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!

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

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Announcing the new Radio Academy Podcast

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’

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

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

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The Radio Academy is seeking two new Trustees

Deadline 31 December for applications to join the Radio Academy board

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2021 at The Radio Academy – what we’ve delivered this year

The Chair and MD look back at what the Radio Academy has delivered in 2021

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Radio Academy Fellowship awarded to Quentin Howard

The Fellowship was awarded at Radio TechCon, radio’s technical and engineering conference.

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Four new Fellows inducted at the 2021 Festival

Miranda Sawyer, Tony Moorey, Charmaine Noble-McLean, and Dixi Stewart honoured.

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