Thu 17 Jan | De Oosterpoort, Back 9 (down) | 13:30 - 14:30
Presented by: EBU

Radio & Music, a Marriage Still Going Strong

Aled Haydn Jones BBC Radio 1 (GB), Daniel Meinel FluxFM (DE), Bruno Laforestrie Radio France Mouv' (FR), Dan Hegarty RTÉ 2FM (IE)

Media

English spoken

Music is available nearly everywhere these days through streaming services, social media and radio, providing content for the many, curating, and supporting emerging artists across all genres. Taking a look at the number of new projects, programmes, and ventures that broadcasters are involved indicates that radio broadcasters are exploring new territories whilst still providing quality programming. What cane we expect to see emerging in terms of new and revolutionary radio programming? How can the medium leverage its reach to help break new acts? What do presenters need to do to satisfy the modern listener? Is it about giving them a welcome break from the political climate, or is it more important to be a trusted guide.leading listeners towards new sounds and acts??

Speakers

  • Aled Haydn Jones BBC Radio 1 (GB)

  • Daniel Meinel

    Daniel Meinel FluxFM (DE)

    Daniel Meinel is a music journalist at the Berlin-based radio station FluxFM and program planner for FluxMusic, their digital streaming device with more than 35 genre-based streams. Interviews with both, relatively new and already known musicians, are ordinary business, as well as live talks and the search for unknown upcoming artists.

  • Bruno Laforestrie Radio France Mouv' (FR)

  • Dan Hegarty RTÉ 2FM (IE)