Radio

UK RADIO NEWS: BBC UK BLACK FACING JOB CUTS

At the end of March 2014 it is proposed that the two specialist broadcast journalists who currently provide national and international material for BBC English Regions African Caribbean and Asian programmes (BBC UK Black and Desi Download) will be cut to just one role serving African Caribbean, Asian and also Chinese programmes. The single role will also be based in Birmingham. BBC UK Black teams now fear that the proposed cuts will have a serious impact on their programming in the following []

UK RADIO NEWS: FORMER CHOICE FM PRESENTER AND HEAD OF MUSIC KIRK ANTHONY DIES

It has been reported that former Choice FM presenter Kirk Anthony has died in Lagos, Nigeria. Earlier today radio station Smooth 98.1FM posted the following messages: With very heavy hearts, @Smooth981FM announces the passing of our dear friend & colleague, Kirk Anthony, who passed away yesterday. #RIPKirk — Smooth98.1FM (@Smooth981FM) June 1, 2013 Words cannot express the magnitude of this loss. He was truly an amazing man who did what he loved with so much passion. #RIPKirk — Smooth98.1FM (@Smooth981FM) June 1, []

UK RADIO NEWS: DJ MANNY NORTE ANNOUNCES HE’S LEAVING KISS FM

DJ Manny Norte announced today via Twitter that he is leaving radio station Kiss FM. …Erm…I guess I might as well say it now and get it out the way…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 Next week will be my last radio show on Kiss. So TONIGHT will be my penultimate show…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 They are changing the sound of Friday nights…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 I'm serious! No bullshit. After next []

UK NEWS: THE KISS CHOSEN ONE – VOTE FOR FINALIST AJ KING

Radio station KISS is currently running a competition to find a new presenter and DJ/presenter AJ King aka Blaze Oh My Days has made it through to the final ten. But he will need your votes if he is to go on to become The Kiss Chosen One. To find out more about AJ watch the video above and click HERE to vote for him. Good luck AJ!