Here are the latest radio news cuts from Media UK .
There are 11 new items today.

  • Ocean FM breach format
    From Radio Today. Posted June 9 2008, 11.26am
    Ofcom have found Ocean FM in breach of its format for the second time in eight months.Despite the formal breach, which the regulators considered "at odds with the core format promise" and "failing to fulfill the spirit of the station licence", the station has not been penalised. (more)
  • My Life In Media: Sammy Jacob
    From The Independent. Posted June 9 2008, 12.00am
    Sammy Jacob, 44, is managing director of NME Radio, which launches later this month, though you can listen to a pre-launch show presented by Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington from today. (more)
  • GMTV Team Makes Two Appointments
    From allmediascotland - Spike. Posted June 9 2008, 7.53am
    A journalist recently with Edinburgh-based radio station, talk107, has become one of two, new recruits at the company providing Scottish output for GMTV. Elspeth Badger - pictured, second from right - joins as a video journalist after being with talk107 since February last year. ... (more)
  • Jamie Theakston: Three more years for Heart's breakfast DJ
    From Media Guardian. Posted June 9 2008, 6.05am
    Jamie Theakston has signed a new three-year deal to host the Heart's breakfast radio show in London. (more)
  • Fast Track for Wolf licence
    From Radio Today. Posted June 9 2008, 10.04am
    The re-advertised Wolverhampton licence, currently held by 107.7 The Wolf, has only gained interest from one company - the current owner. (more)
  • Debbie McGee joins BBC local
    From Radio Today. Posted June 9 2008, 9.13am
    Debbie McGee, celebrity wife of Paul Daniels has joined BBC Radio Berkshire on a permanent basis to host a new Sunday morning show, from 9am till midday. (more)
  • JACK continues Oxford deal
    From Radio Today. Posted June 9 2008, 9.01am
    The team at JACK fm are extending their commentary deal with Oxford United for another year. The station will also continue to sponsor the back of the home and away kits. (more)
  • Theakston and Ferrari re-sign
    From Radio Today. Posted June 9 2008, 9.08am
    Global Radio has shown commitment to two of its London breakfast presenters - Jamie Theakston and Nick Ferrari by contracting them to a further three years.Jamie will continue his show on Heart 106.2, which he has hosted since 2005, whilst Nick Ferrari will continue on LBC 97. (more)
  • Rwandans are hooked on Africa's Ambleside
    From The Independent. Posted June 9 2008, 12.00am
    T wice a week Rwanda comes to a standstill. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening at sundown, from the dusty, bustling streets of Kigali to the jungle-clad villages perched on volcano slopes, residents huddle around the nearest radio, sometimes 20 to a set. Anticipation mounts until, at 6. (more)
  • Radio poll bodes ill for Karzai
    From Financial Times. Posted June 9 2008, 3.00am
    A poll by a Kabul radio station has given President Hamid Karzai an approval rating of only 45.5 per cent, writes Jon Boone. The station acknowledged the poll... (more)
  • Hog Radio Looking for a Few Good Riders
    From "> Posted June 9 2008, 5.46am
    Looking for a radio show about motorcycles? Hog Radio is a weekly, one-hour show dedicated to bikes with a special emphasis on Customs, V-Twins, and Harleys. The show airs Sunday... (more)

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