Moderator:Sinead Spain, Group Head of News, Communicorp Media
The panel will discuss how technology is influencing and shaping the news agenda, why core journalistic skills will always be key in any news organisation, how traditional skills and new technology and methods of distribution of news can enhance the news offering and what lies ahead of news organisations.
Friday 21st February 2020
9.00am - 9.40am
See Radio Differently – a comprehensive strategy to position radio at the heart of the audio revolution.
Siobhan will discuss with us how the Radio Centre tackled entrenched views of radio and how after four years of research, communication and collaboration, industry influencers now ‘See Radio Differently’
In this session Siobhan will discuss how her research aims to understand the attitudes, listening behaviours and media habits of their young audiences, with particular focus on audio consumption.
Mini Lunch Break
The Radio Revolution – New Trends in Covering Politics on Radio
with Andrew Bailey, LBC; Daniel Browne, Ocean FM and Mandy Johnston
In this session the panel will look at how Election Coverage and Reporting has heralded a New Era for Radio, how embracing confrontation, asking the right questions and technology has enabled radio stations to win listeners during Election time – a look back at UK and Irish Elections