Boom Radio announces first senior commercial hires

Boom Radio has made some appointments to its senior commercial team with former Global, Sky and Celador execs joining the start-up. Dawn Le Men joins Boom as Head of Sales, having just finished an eight year stint as Head of Media Partners for Sky. She joins with a near 40 year track record in Broadcast Sales and Management and Boom says she will be a high profile leader for the station’s commercial ambitions. Ali Page, recently Director of Client and Category Development for Global, has join...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Glasgow, Boom, Global Radio, Ali, Dawn, Don, Phil Riley, Celador Radio, Chrysalis Radio, Boom Radio, London Bristol Birmingham, Global Sky, Broadcast Sales

Capital Dance introduces breakfast show with Rio Fredrika

Capital Dance is introducing a presented breakfast show to its schedule, to be hosted by Rio Fredrika. Rio, who currently hosts Monday Drive, will be on-air from 7am till 11am weekdays from January 4th 2021. Elsewhere MistaJam will continue hosting Tuesday to Saturday 4pm till 7pm and Coco Cole continues with the Capital Dance evening show, Mondays – Thursdays (7pm – 10pm) and the all-new Capital Weekender show from 10pm. Rio Fredrika said: “Honestly this is a dream come true! I am so unbelie...
Tags: Top, Global, People, Radio, Rio Fredrika, Brent Tobin, Capital Dance, Rio Fredrika Rio, Capital Dance Breakfast Show, Rio Fredrika Capital Dance

The Royal Opera House sponsors Scala Radio shows

Scala Radio is partnering with the Royal Opera House and the Royal Ballet this Christmas to promote their virtual Christmas programme. The Royal Opera House will sponsor Penny Smith’s show, every Sunday from 1-3pm, and Sunday Night Scala with Darren Reddick, airing from 8-10pm. Every week the shows will include a Royal Opera House feature, playing tracks and bespoke content. Whereas Penny will focus on opera, Darren will discuss ballet, promoting new performances and shows such as The Royal ...
Tags: Sales & Marketing, Radio, Royal Ballet, Magic, Royal Opera House, Penny, Darren, Bauer, Scala, Station News, Penny Smith, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Scala Radio, Darren Reddick, Magic Radio Magic, Mellow Magic Ric Blaxill Scala Radio Music

Schedule changes coming to Greatest Hits Radio

Greatest Hits Radio is getting a schedule shake-up in January as Jenny Powell and Debbie Mac join, and Andy Crane and Alex Lester move to different time slots. Debbie Mac comes over from Hits Radio to present the weekday afternoon show, replacing Andy Crane, whilst TV host Jenny Powell will host a new weekend breakfast show. Andy Crane moves to a new late-night programme from 10pm to 1am from Sunday through to Thursdays while the dark lord Alex Lester returns to the Best Time of the Day Show ...
Tags: Top, Radio, Bauer, Debbie, Jenny, Station News, Alex Lester, Debbie Mac, Andy Crane, Sean Goldsmith, Andy Ashton, Tony Dibbin, Hits Radio, Greatest Hits Radio, Jenny Powell

Dear AirBnB, Thank You

[Editor’s note: Originally published on Vertical.] In 2017, I had a quick day trip to San Francisco. I was visiting family just south of the Bay Area in Carmel-by-the-Sea and needed a place to stay for the night after some meetings. I plugged into AirBnB and found a private room with Mimi and Mosh right in Presidio Heights (where I could run in the morning) for $193 per night. I was probably impatient with them as I staggered in late that night after a day full of meetings and they walked me thr...
Tags: Startups, Featured, China, US, San Francisco, Radio, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Brian, James, Joe, Bay Area, Mimi, Carmel, Presidio Heights, Built World

AdTonos launches interactive radio ads via Alexa

New interactive radio adverts are starting to appear on Absolute Radio, Kiss Radio and Magic Radio via smart speakers. The first campaign run by audio advertising platform AdTonos utilising its Yours Truly technology, in partnership with Octave and Omnicom Media Group’s PHD, delivered the ads on behalf of Audi across commercial radio stations for the first time. To simplify, listeners using Alexa can talk to the speaker after heading one of the new adverts, and ask for more information. In pr...
Tags: Technology, London, Top, Sales & Marketing, Radio, Radio industry, Audi, Alexa, Magic Radio, Omnicom Media Group, Octave Audio, Charlie Brookes, Magic Radio Listeners, AdTonos, Absolute Radio Kiss Radio, Michal Marcinik AdTonos

Former Radio 1 host Dev Griffin is joining Heart

Dev Griffin will join Heart in January just weeks after leaving BBC Radio 1 at the end of December. Dev’s last show at the BBC, where he has been for the last 18 years, is on December 20th, and he’ll start on Heart January 2nd 2021. He’ll be on the Heart network every Saturday afternoon from 12pm till 4pm replacing Zoe Hardman who moves to Saturday breakfast in addition to her Sunday morning show. Andy Everett, Managing Editor of Heart, said: “Dev is a huge talent and we’re over the moon to w...
Tags: UK, Top, Global, Bbc, People, Radio, Heart, BBC Radio, Zoe Hardman, Dev Griffin, Andy Everett

BBC Radio 1 names 33 Christmas guest presenters

BBC Radio 1 has revealed the new schedule of 33 guest presenters set to take over the station across the festive period. New presenters will host one off programmes from Boxing Day until New Year’s Day in place of the regular line-up in an initiative first seen last year. Many of the presenters have taken an unconventional route to their first slot on Radio 1, including Will Kirk from Sheffield, whose day job is in marketing. Will has a severe to profound hearing loss in both ears and wears h...
Tags: UK, London, Radio, Northampton, Manchester, Sheffield, Cornwall, Glasgow, Radio industry, Belfast, Birmingham, Ellen, Dublin, Bolton, Will, East London

Ofcom receives 45 applications for Small Scale DAB

There are 45 applications for the 25 areas in Round 1 of the Small Scale DAB bidding process. All areas have received at least one application, whilst Leeds attracts five, Bradford attracts four and there are three bids each for South Birmingham, Sheffield and Rotherham, and Dudley and Stourbridge. Areas with two bidders are Alnwick and Morpeth, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Gateshead, Exeter, and Tynemouth and South Shields. All the other areas attracted a single bid, including Kings Lyn...
Tags: Top, Radio, Ofcom, Bradford, Radio industry, Rotherham, Leeds, Dudley, Lynn, Alnwick, North Norfolk Digital, Small Scale DAB, Leeds Newcastle, Community Sector News, South Birmingham Sheffield, Stourbridge Areas

Radio Academy hosts two more free ROAR webinars

The Radio Academy will be hosting two more free webinars in its Race On Audio & Radio series this month. The first one takes place today and aims to provide a platform and opportunity for South Asian colleagues to discuss race issues in the radio and audio sector, to share their stories and experiences both positive and negative, and suggest solutions and actions we can all take to make our industry a more welcoming and inclusive place. The R.O.A.R. webinars started in August of this year, wi...
Tags: Events, Bbc, BBC News, Radio, Radio industry, BBC Asian Network, Tina Daheley, Radio Academy, Meera Patel, Neev Spencer, Sangeeta Pillai, Audio Radio, Bela Shah, Sky Sports News Anushka Arora, Sunrise Radio Bobby Friction, Bally Singh

3 tips for wrapping up 2020 on a positive note with your team

As we enter into a new year, it's important to review your team's strengths and weaknesses, and adapt accordingly. Here's how to prepare your agents to close out 2020 with energy and positivity.
Tags: Goals, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Team, Fourth Quarter, James Harris, Brokerage, Select, Q4, David Parnes, Goal Making, Team Exercise

Early-Stage Fundraising Office Hours on December 8th

The core of the GEM is serving founders. Beyond being in the know about industry developments, a big part of founders’ lives is fundraising. We help on that front in three primary ways: Practice Pitches: Usually a 5-7 minute pitch and 20-30 minutes of Q&A/feedback with 8-12 peers (Rabbu was the most recent “hot seat” participant) Office Hours: Discussion about raising seed / Series A capital among peers. Investor-Founder Connections: We put investment opportunities in front of the 30+ VCs and a...
Tags: Google, Startups, Radio, Fundraising, Office Hours, Mark Hurst, Entrepreneurs and Tech, Early Stage Fundraising Office Hours, Rabbu, Jonathan Bednarsh

BoomTown and Sisu announce formal, customer-driven integration

In another deep technical integration among big-name industry players, users of performance coaching software Sisu can link BoomTown communications to their goals and dashboards.
Tags: Radio, SISU

Discount brokerage REX takes aim at ‘real estate cartel’

The brokerage is suing Oregon officials, including Gov. Kate Brown, for "antitrust" practices, alleging a law that bans brokerages from providing rebates harms consumers.
Tags: Lawsuit, Oregon, Regulations, Radio, Antitrust, Rex, Kate Brown, NAR, Jack Ryan, Brokerage, Select, Buyer Broker Commission, Buyer Rebate


Both of these cards arrived yesterday! The QSO with John, KF0IN, was on the short side due to poor conditions, but I had a nice long chat with Wade, W5TEN. They’re both great additions to my collection of QSLs from stations whose call signs spell words. The post QSLs: W5TEN, KF0IN appeared first on KB6NU's Ham Radio Blog.
Tags: Radio, QSLs, KF0IN, W5TEN, John KF0IN

5 simple ways to stage your listing for the holidays

Here are five holiday design trends that will dazzle potential buyers in-person and online, from handmade trinkets to gold Christmas trees.
Tags: Radio

Pulse: How are you spreading holiday spirit to your community?

With the holidays just around the corner, we want to hear from you about the many different ways you're bringing some much-needed cheer to your community — while staying top-of-mind.
Tags: Holidays, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Pulse, Holiday Spirit, Agents, Holiday Cheer, Brokerage, Select, 2021, Holidays 2020, Theme-month-202009

Virtual brokerage Real announces $20M funding round

The $20 million equity investment deal will enable Real to improve its mobile app and expand its footprint to 50 states and several international markets.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Industry News, Tamir Poleg, Brokerage, Select, Real Trends, Virtual Model, Virtual Brokerage, Agent Count, Agent Growth, Funding Round, Coronavirus, Real Brokerage Inc, Inc 500, Real Brokerage

5 things to factor into your team’s 2021 business plan

Now that we're nearing the end of the year, it's time to tweak, edit and rewrite your business plan to ensure your team hits the ground running in 2021. Here are a few things to think about.
Tags: Business Planning, Data, Service, Radio, Efficiency, Teams, Agent, Vision, Business Plan, Brokerage, Select, Leverage, Kathleen Black

Latter & Blum acquires top Louisiana rival Gardner Realtors

The acquisition further entrenches Latter & Blum's position as the biggest real estate brokerage in the Gulf South.
Tags: Radio, Louisiana, Gardner, Blum, Brokerage, Select, Real Trends, Swanepoel, Gardner Realtors, Latter & Blum, T3 Sixty, Glenn M. Gardner, Lacey Merrick Conway

A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home purchases, buyers – alongside their trusted real estate professionals – […]
Tags: Radio, Market Information, real estate San Jose

Knock Home Swap makes South Florida its 14th market

Knock Home Swap, the service that helps sellers move before they sell is now active and certifying agents in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
Tags: Radio, South Florida, Miami Fort Lauderdale

4 essential management responsibilities team leaders must nail

Here are a handful of management responsibilities team leaders need to own as we head into a new year.
Tags: Opinion, Management, Service, Radio, Manager, Teams, Agent, Columns, Team Leader, Brokerage, Select, Team Leaders, Chris Pollinger, Management Responsibilities

Airbnb shoots for $35B valuation

The short-term rental company is aiming to price at $44 to $50 per share, according to an updated S-1 filing it submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.
Tags: Radio, Securities And Exchange Commission

Mortgage rates fall to record new low as home sales begin to sputter

The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.71 percent, the lowest number ever recorded by Freddie Mac's weekly survey of rates, which dates back to 1971.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Mortgage Rate, Freddie Mac, Markets & Economy, Select,, Sam Khater, George Raitu, 30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage

Real estate professionals gave back at record levels amid virus: NAR

Volunteering and charitable donations among members of the National Association of Realtors were up from 2018, the last time the trade organization's CARE survey was taken.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Giving Back, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Realtor Associations, Agents Giving Back, Broker Owners, Brokerages Giving Back

With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable to Buy Right Now?

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer demand remains strong. In a recent newsletter, research analyst Ivy Zelman explained: “Although the headwind of severe supply constraints in most markets has contributed to slight […]
Tags: Radio, Market Information, real estate San Jose, Ivy Zelman

Pandemic relocation, confidence driving Canadian market: RE/MAX

As the pandemic rages on both sides of the border, confidence that the market will come out strong is fueling many Canadian homebuyers.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Canada, Agent, Christopher Alexander, Markets & Economy, News Brief, RE/MAX, Canadian Real Estate, Coronavirus

J.R.R. Tolkien’s former home prepares for market — and fans across Middle Earth are ready

Devotees of the author and his work have started a crowdfunding campaign to purchase the home, restore it, and transform it into a Tolkien museum and literary center.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, The Hobbit, Radio, Oxford, Lord Of The Rings, Jrr Tolkien, Middle Earth, Gardens, Tolkien, 1920s, J R R Tolkien, Hardwood Floors, Historic Homes, Fireplaces, Large Windows

Can misgendering someone violate the NAR Code of Ethics? It depends

At first monthly training session, National Association of Realtors members discussed whether supporting certain political candidates, using the wrong pronouns or opposing same-sex marriage could be hate speech.
Tags: Social Media, Radio, Hate Speech, Code Of Ethics, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Due Process, Select, Protected Classes, MLS & Associations, Realtor Code of Ethics, Bruce Aydt, Matt Difanis, Diane Mosely

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