BBC Local Radio and the BBC Academy’s College of Journalism are uniting for a series of events to encourage female presenters into local radio.
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Audio of the BBC Radio Stoke presenter’s show became an internet hit as Paula White slurred her way through a full half hour before anyone at the beeb pulled the plug.
Back in the 1970s BBC Local Radio truly was of the area where anyone and everyone could offer their services to the regional output, since then university courses have taken president, often over talent, and now the beeb hopes to restore the balance, but not on a regional basis. The corporation is launching a new apprenticeship scheme aimed at giving people without a university degree a break into national radio.
BBC Look East presenter Stewart White is announced as the winner of the Nick Clarke Award 2012 for his interview with Lord Hanningfield following the peer’s release from prison after his conviction on expenses fraud.
As fans of the ‘fab four’ today celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mersyside group releasing their first hit single a survey carried out for BBC Local Radio has found that Hey Jude is UK music fans’ favourite Beatles track.
Mark Forrest has been announced as the host of BBC Local radio’s new nationally networked evening programme.
The BBC Trust is expected to reject the corporation’s controversial plans for cuts to its local radio services.
Beeb staff fear cuts to regional news and current affairs programming.
BBC Newcastle broadcaster Frank Wappat has announced he is to leave the station for health reasons.
BBC Bosses have been accused of failing the North East region with a lack of production and investment in the Tyneside area.