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Local Radio, Podcasters and Indies pick up the big awards at the 2018 ARIAS

Tony Hadley performing at the Audio and Radio Industry Awards 2018 ARIAS at first direct arena in Leeds

Podcasters, local radio and the independent sector challenged the big networked radio groups at this year’s Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), picking up some of the evening?s biggest awards. Podcasters ARIAS Winners A star-studded ceremony at the first direct

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RepComms joins committee for #RadFest18

RepComms’ Lucy Goodwin has once again joined the organising committee for this year’s Radio Festival (#RadFest18) to be staged at the British Library on May 15th. Lauren Laverne, broadcaster and BBC Radio 6 presenter, will host this year’s Festival, the

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The nominations for the 2017 Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS) have been revealed ahead of the prestigious awards ceremony to be held on October 19th at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. RepComms will once again be organising the

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London Calling! RepComms teams up with London Voices 2017 and the Media Society to judge the best in citizen journalism

RepComms’ Patrick Barrow was among the judges in a competition to find the best of London’s citizen journalists. Amanda Pavon-Lopez explains: Three student citizen journalists have scooped awards and certificates in the London Voices 2017 competition at a high profile event

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How brands can bounce back from disaster – RepComms talks to Marketing Week

United Airlines found out the hard way that when crisis hits in the social media era, there is nowhere to hide. So what can marketers learn from the way brands including Pepsi, BrewDog, Samsung and Google have handled negativity? Dealing

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And Some Faking News Just In…

I blame the media! Well, at some point, we all do, don’t we? But in this case, I blame the media for being complicit in its own demise or, at least, decline. To be clear, I’m not talking about hoary

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Jeremy Paxman….Is This Your Life?

Spoiler alert. Shall we talk about Jeremy Paxman? C’mon, c’mon, I’ll have to press you ! Oh come ON! Here is a man with a reputation. He gave the world the Paxo Stuffing. He treads where no man dares by asking the

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ARIAS triumph in Leeds

The winners of the Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), the successors to the Sony Awards and the top honours in UK radio, were announced (October 19) at a star-studded ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. The Kaiser

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Media Society Elects New Council Member

Patrick Barrow, co-founder and MD of crisis PR specialists Reputation Communications, has been elected to the Council of the Media Society, the charitable organisation that brings together people who work in all parts of the media to inspire, provoke, surprise,

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