Radio in the UK


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Radio in the UK By Jai Standing

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Public service broadcaster (BBC) Broadcasting intended for public benefit. This means that all the BBC services are funded by the television licence and not by the government to remain politically neutral. So the public own the BBC. As the company is a public service broadcaster they have to follow rules for there programing: -Inform -Stimulating creativity and cultural excellence -Educate - link to full list of rules to follow -Entertain Those are just a few of the rules the have to follow. The license fee cost one house hold ‘Between April 2010 and April 2017 the licence fee remained constant at £145.50 per year. The annual cost for the 2017/18 year is £147.’ –Wikipedia

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BBC National Radio – a station broadcast across the UK, which is funded by the licence fee. This also means that these stations are nation wide with no area presific news story's etc.. BBC Radio 1 BBC Radio1 extra BBC Radio 2 BBC Radio 3 BBC Radio 4 BBC Radio 4 extra BBC Radio 5 live BBC Radio 5 live sports extra BBC Radio 6 music BBC Radio Asian network BBC Radio world service

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BBC Regional – a station broadcast across a region, for example wales meaning the station has more sprecific new and sections. BBC Radio Scotland BBC Radio nan Gàidheal BBC Radio Shetland BBC Radio Orkney BBC Radio Wales BBC Radio Cymru BBC Radio Ulster BBC Radio Foyle

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BBC Local radio – primarily speech based services BBC Radio Berkshire BBC Radio Bristol BBC Radio Cambridgeshire BBC Radio Cornwall BBC Coventry & Warwickshire BBC Radio Cumbria BBC Radio Derby BBC Radio Devon BBC Essex BBC Radio Gloucestershire BBC Radio Guernsey BBC Hereford & Worcester BBC Radio Humberside BBC Radio Jersey BBC Radio Kent BBC Radio Lancashire BBC Radio Leeds BBC Radio Leicester BBC Radio Lincolnshire BBC Radio London BBC Radio Manchester BBC Radio Merseyside BBC Newcastle BBC Radio Norfolk BBC Radio Northampton BBC Radio Nottingham BBC Radio Oxford BBC Radio Sheffield BBC Radio Shropshire BBC Radio Solent BBC Somerset BBC Radio Stoke BBC Radio Suffolk BBC Surrey BBC Sussex BBC Tees BBC Three Counties Radio BBC Wiltshire BBC WM 95.6 BBC Radio York

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National Commercial radio Gains its revenue through advertisement and sponsorship Capital FM (UK) Absolute Radio 80s Absolute Radio BFBS Capital Xtra Classic FM Fun kids Heart 80s Heart extra Heat radio Jazz fm Kissstory Kiss Kiss fresh LBC Magic Panjab radio Planet rock Premier Christian radio Premier praise Share radio Smooth Sunrise radio Talk sport UCB Virgin radio Radio X

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Local Commercial radio stations - LBC Capital Radio Radio Clyde BRMB Piccadilly Radio Metro Radio Swansea sound Radio Hallam Radio City ABN Radio Adventist World Radio Gains its revenue through advertisement and sponsorship but service a smaller area than national stations. Radio Aire Radio Aire 2 The Arrow Ashbourne Radio Asian Sound Athavan Radio Banbury Sound The Bay The Beach The Beat

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Community radio Community stations serve communities. They broadcast content that is popular and relevant to a local audience. Community radio stations are operated, owned, and influenced by the communities they serve. Examples: ALL FM Angel Radio GTFM Resonance FM Salford city radio Lionheart radio The Eye Angel radio Unity 101 Gt fm Awaz fm Radio Warrington Abbey 104 Access FM BCfm Big city radio Radio Scilly

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Investigation of BBC Radio 1

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Investigation of BBC radio 1 The radio station is manage by the BBC The company also own BBC television stations such as BBC one, BBC two, CBBC, etc. As well the own BBC news which is the largest broadcast news gathering operation in the world. Also BBC weather and sport are among the many items the company own. As they are a public service broadcaster, the public own the company and there for the BBC serve the community. The BBC was founded on the 18th Oct 1922 by John Reith. Ownership

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Investigation of BBC radio 1 Huw Stephens Nick Grimshaw Annie Mac Clara Amfo Vernon Kay Matt Edmondson Chris moyles Greg james Fearne cotton Jo whiley Annie Nightingale Zane lowe Presenters Phil Taggart B.traits Phil Lester Jemeela Jamil Edith Bowman Sara Cox MistaJam Rob da Bank Scott mills

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Live lounge Breakfast show Newsbeat Ten minute take over New music Radio 1’s greatest hits DJ Target Investigation of BBC radio 1 Types of programmes

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Mix of current songs Independent/alternative Rap Hip hop Rock House Electronica Dance Drum and bass Dubstep Pop Investigation of BBC radio 1 Genres of music

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15-29 year olds It should offer a range of new music, support emerging artists - especially those from the UK - and provide a platform for live music. News, documentaries and advice campaigns should cover areas of relevance to young adults. Investigation of BBC radio 1 Target audience

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Presenter /DJ Playlist Producer Topical issues Newspaper Editor Running order Search engine Social media , to communicate with the audience Investigation of BBC radio 1 Production processes

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9,586,000 reach of the program 64% reach percent 9.9 average hours per head 15.5 average hours per listener Total hours 536,982 52.3% listening share in TSA Investigation of BBC radio 1 Market share

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Investigation of Radio X

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Global Radio, own the station along with Capital FM, Heart, Smooth Radio and Gold. These are all commercial radio stations, meaning the company make profit trough advertisements on the station and other ways of creating revenue. Global radio also mange artists have TV channels for two of there radio stations and Global’s newsroom, which all stations of Global Radio use to broadcast the news. This company was founded in 2007, it has focused on rebranding existing stations like radio X. Investigation of Radio X Ownership

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Johnny Vaughan Jack Saunders Dan O'Connell Gordon Smart Russell Brand X-Posure with John Kennedy Toby Tarrant Chris Moyles Lliana Bird Investigation of Radio X Presenters

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New music and classic tracks Chat and music Interviews and live sessions The Chris Moyles show X-Posure With John Kennedy Communion presents Investigation of Radio X Types of programmes

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New music Alternative music Indie rock Rock music Garage rock Brit pop Blues rock Investigation of Radio X Genres of music

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‘Radio X listeners are loyal and enthusiastic. As music fans, they’re passionate and supportive. And as an audience, they’re exactly what advertisers crave. They go to gigs, live events and club nights, they have taste when it comes to music culture, cinema, video, gaming and exhibition, and they’re the kind of people who help form opinions across the world of music and entertainment.’ – Global Investigation of Radio X Target audience Male focused music for 25 to 44 year olds.

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Investigation of Radio X Production processes Presenter/ DJ Playlist Producer Topical issues Newspaper Editor Running order Search engine Social media , to communicate with the audience Advertisement

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1,391,000 reach of the program 3% reach 0.2 average hours per head 7.2 average hours per listener 1% listening share in the TSA Investigation of Radio X Market share

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Exploring BBC Radio 1 Scott Mills Show

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DJ/Presenter/Crew Hosted by Scott Mills- is 43 years old he began his radio career at the age of 16 as a local DJ on Hampshire commercial radio station, Power FM. He was the made the youngest presenter on mainstream commercial radio. After moving around to different stations in 1998 he moved to BBC Radio 1. Co-presenter Chris Stark, and dose some interviews with celebrities for the shows. Produced by Mark Lockett and Tom Whiter

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Content of the show The show plays both current chart hits, up and coming songs and some old school pop hits. In the show they also interview and allow the audience to interact with celebrity guests through interactive games. The also included audience tweets and texts in the show to allow people to feel involved in the show and build on the informal manor. As well newsbeat plays a key role in the show informing the audience on current news events and issues.

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Target audience With the show running for 1 to 4 in the afternoon this attracts the target audience of people in work/office and people in school listening while they work. Also this would then mean that the show target's the upper end of BBC radio ones target audience, people in the early to mid 20’s. Age of target audience 15-25

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Style of presentation The Scott Mills shows style is informal, as they have casual conversations through the show and they talk about there daily life's in an informal manor. The show is also direct mode of address as the audience are involved in the show and asked to comment on social media. Also when Scott is introducing song etc., he directly talks to the audience like they are having a conversation.

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What makes a good radio programme Audience interaction Friendly tone of voice Banta Popular/up to date music Topical debate News Weather Special guests Jingles Use of social media Interaction with DJ’s Lively tone Personal story's Direct mode of address Knowledge about the music

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Chosen topic My top 3 Conspiracy theories Rap music TV programmes Chosen topic Rap, England vs. America

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Brainstorm of programme Topical debates Food Music taste, debate News debate Films Currents films Cinema vs. streaming Tv programmes Game of Thrones YouTube Distracks Party’s Indie music 90’s music 80’s music Covers vs. originals Rap music House music Chart music Gospel pop X-factor stars X-factor rejects Punk music Rock music Musicals Conspiracy theories Star wars La la land Disney vs. universal Animation Social media Christmas Easter Halloween Black Friday vs. normal sales