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What’s Coming Up for The Radio Academy?

July 22, 2021

Blog post from Chair Helen Thomas, about some new initiatives coming soon

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Bursary recipient reports from Podcast Day 24

May 4, 2021

Read how our bursary recipients found the 24hr podcasting conference.

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ARIAS Noms announced with star-studded video

April 21, 2021

The nominees for the 2021 ARIAS have been announced, with an incredible video.

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Radio Academy appoints Sam Bailey as Managing Director

April 16, 2021

Sam, who is a former Trustee of the Academy, starts the role immediately.

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Audio & Radio Emergency Fund enters final round

April 12, 2021

One year since its launch, AREF is holding its final round, closing 26 April

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ARIAS to be streamed live for the first time

April 6, 2021

The 2021 ARIAS will be streamed live for all Radio Academy Members to watch for free.

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Announcing our Women In Radio & Audio series

February 10, 2021

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 in Audio & Radio webinar

January 25, 2021

Catchup on the latest in our Diversity & Inclusion series, with guests from across the industry

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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

Incoming Chair Helen Thomas and Deputy Chair Nick Pitts look ahead to an exciting year of activity

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Announcing the ARIAS 2021 Categories

December 9, 2020

Guest post from ARIAS Chair of Judges, Phil Riley detailing all the changes for 2021

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New Academy Chair and Deputy Chair announced

October 26, 2020

Helen Thomas from Radio 2, and Nick Pitts from JazzFM to take up the new roles

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The Radio Academy Shouts Out on Race

October 1, 2020

Yvonne Thompson, Chair of The Radio Academy writes at the start of Black History Month

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ARIAS timeline announced: ceremony in May 2021

August 17, 2020

Content broadcast from 1st Oct 2019 to 31 Dec 2020 will be eligible

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Show You’re Listening: donate to AREF

May 28, 2020

Donate online to the Audio & Radio Emergency Fund

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Audio & Radio Emergency Fund: how to apply

April 15, 2020

Details of how to get support if you’re struggling during the pandemic

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