Helen Boaden is resigning from her post as BBC’s director of radio. She is expected to step down in March 2017 after 34 years with the broadcaster. Boaden is leaving at a critical juncture for the BBC. Continue Reading
Broadcasting leaders at the Radiodays Europe conference have announced the creation of the European Digital Radio Alliance. This organization will promote DAB and digital radio across the bloc. It was established in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union, which recently released a study into the adoption of digital radio technology in the EU. Continue Reading
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Helen Boaden, director of radio at the BBC, spoke today at the RadioDays Europe Festival about the media icon’s efforts to reinvent its broadcast presence to reflect new technologies and changing consumer preferences. The BBC is working to “reinvent radio for the Internet age” with an online audio service. Continue Reading