The relaxation of the broadcasting code is starting to boost the coffers of UK radio, with revenues for sponsorship and promotions up 8.1% in 2012, according to new figures from the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).
UTV Media, owner of radio broadcaster TalkSport and Sport magazine, has been dealt an end of year hammer blow with the news that managing director of sales, Adam Bullock, and programme director, Moz Dee, are leaving the company.
Jazz FM and Aberdeen Asset Management have developed a marketing partnership with British Airways that will enable BA travellers to listen to their mix CD while in the air.
ISBA, the advertisers' trade body, has said a "behavioural merger remedy might be appropriate" in the merger of Global Radio and GMG Radio, in its submission to the Competition Commission.
Absolute Radio's owner, Bennett, Coleman & Co, is understood to have recommenced talks with potential buyers, after calling off a sale last year.
06 Dec 2012
What consequences, if any, will its publication have? By Alasdair Reid
Sir Martin Sorrell's media powerhouse, GroupM, has become the latest group to downgrade its global ad forecast for 2013, from 5.3% foreseen in June, to 4.5% today, citing "continued sluggishness in the US and European economies".
The Post Office is giving away the chance to meet up with loved ones or family members in time to spend Christmas together, on Absolute Radio's Christian O' Connell Breakfast Show all next week.
Volkswagen has signed a six-figure commercial deal with Absolute Radio and will give away a luxury trip to Los Angeles to one listener, as part of its 'One Thing' campaign for the VW Golf.
This week, Out and About witnesses the ITV Upfronts, has a monster mash with Dennis Publishing, congratulates ZenithOptimedia on a gold and goes to the MTV EMA with GTN and PHD.