BPG in the News – February 1, 2010

R5 Live’s Fogarty and Derbyshire to head to Salford – Broadcastnow. Radio 5 Live controller Adrian van Klaveren has revealed that Shelagh Fogarty and Victoria Derbyshire will both follow the station to Salford next year, having committed to presenting their shows from its new home.[…] [Read more…]

The BBC: Cardiff 1, Salford 0 – Telegraph.co.uk (blog) And then today, Radio 5 Live controller Adrian Van Klaveren spoke at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch – and admitted that neither he nor any of his. […] [Read more…]

Radio 5 Live daytime DJs will continue to live in London after Salford move – The Guardian “How a person chooses to approach that is up to them,” he told a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch today. Asked whic. […] [Read more…]

Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will survive BBC review, says Adrian Van Klaveren – The Guardian “I wouldn’t see it that way,” he said when asked if the station was under threat at Broadcasting Press Guild lunc. […] [Read more…]

Interview: Rhys Thomas – Nobody’s fool (The Scotsman)As his hit radio comedy makes the jump to TV, Rhys Thomas tells Jay Richardson about his quiet yet stellar rise [Read more…]

Bellamy’s People – The celebrity road trip gets skewered (Independent)Down the Line was such a brilliantly executed spoof rent-a-rant phone-in that, when it began on Radio 4 in 2006, many dyed-in-the-wool listeners mistook it for the real thing. They phoned in themselve. […] [Read more…]

BBC at the forefront of the new atheism and driving religion to the margins … – Christian Concern for our Nation (press release) In 2008, he was recognize. […] [Read more…]

BPG founder and ex-Broadcast editor Martin Jackson dies – Broadcastnow He was also a founding member of the Broadcasting Press Guild, and was the guild’s second chairman from 1977-79, and held the post fo. […] [Read more…]

BPG founder Martin Jackson dies (Guardian Unlimited)Jackson, who also founded broadcaster Television South, has died aged 75 Martin Jackson, a founder of the Broadcasting Press Guild and south of England broadcaster Television South, has died at the ag. […] [Read more…]

Long-serving journalist and columnist dies aged 75 (holdthefrontpage.co.uk)KM Group columnist and founder of the Broadcasting Press Guild Martin Jackson has died aged 75. Martin wrote a media column for the KM Group’s monthly ‘Kent Business’ magazine for more than 15 years. [Read more…]