Commercial radio 2018 ad revenue tops £700m for the first time, says Radiocentre

Commercial radio 2018 ad revenue tops £700m for the first time, says Radiocentre

Commercial radio took a record total of £713.3 million in ad revenue in 2018, breaking the previous 2017 record of £679.2 million, according to new figures from industry body Radiocentre. The 5.1% increase year-on-year marks the third consecutive year of record-breaking revenues for the medium.  This news comes on the day that commercial radio also […]

New radio campaign tackles Brexit’s potential impact on UK marketing spend

New radio campaign tackles Brexit’s potential impact on UK marketing spend

A new campaign from Radiocentre sets out to tackle the knock-on effect Brexit may have on UK advertising budgets. The ads, created by Radioville, urge listeners to re-evaluate their media mix and informs them that radio can help their squeezed budgets go further. For these humorous radio ads, the industry body drafted in actor Oliver Maltman, […]

Ebiquity launches the most in-depth study ever on the value of different media

Ebiquity launches the most in-depth study ever on the value of different media

Advertisers should re-evaluate use of traditional media such as radio, newspapers and magazines according to Ebiquity in the light of new research carried out by the leading independent marketing and media consultancy. In the first report of its kind, Re-evaluating Media reveals radio, newspapers and magazines perform significantly better than they are perceived to for […]

Listeners say commercial radio news still vital and trusted

Listeners say commercial radio news still vital and trusted

Commercial radio news provides a vital and valued service to listeners, reinforcing radio’s position as the most reliable and trusted medium in an era of proliferating fake news, according to new research to be launched in Parliament on November 21. Breaking News: How listeners value commercial radio news, explores the views of commercial radio listeners on […]