Radio

This category focuses on UK Asian radio including BBC Asian Network, Sunrise Radio, Sabras Radio, Radio XL, Panjab Radio, Asian Sound Radio, Asian Star Radio, Awaz FM, Desi Radio, Raaj FM, Kohinoor Radio and other Asian community and commercial radio stations.

BBC Asian Network welcome 13 new presenters to Sunday nights

BBC Asian Network will be welcoming 13 brand new presenters to the station from Sunday 7th March 2021 following the biggest presenter search in...

BBC under fire for “hostile” interview of Muslim Council of Britain head

Zara Mohammed's interview has dragged into controversy.

Asian FX announces interview with acclaimed artist Inkquisitive

Asian FX has announced an interview with acclaimed artist Inkquisitive, fresh from finishing his latest project - a collaboration as part of the promotion...

BizAsia talks to Rima Ahmed about fronting BBC Bradford’s ‘Breakfast’ show

In December, the BBC launched a local service for the community of Bradford, aptly named BBC Radio Bradford. Broadcasting with only two presenters during...
Sunny & Shay

Sunny & Shay to take break from BBC Radio WM show due to lockdown

Popular radio personalities, Sunny & Shay have announced that they will temporarily stepping down from presenting duties on BBC Radio WM due to the...

BBC Asian Network reveal ones to watch for Future Sounds 2021

BBC Asian Network have unveiled their bespoke list of British Asian artists to watch over the next twelve months, as part of Future Sounds...

Anita Rani joins BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’

Anita Rani is to join BBC Radio 4’s 'Woman’s Hour' as presenter alongside Emma Barnett, who became the show’s main host in early January. As...
Lyca Radio

Lyca Radio begins search for new presenters ahead of revamp

Lyca Media has commenced a search for new presenters ahead of a revamp of its popular radio brands, Lyca Radio and Dilse Radio in...

Apache Indian calls for “disease” BBC Asian Network to be shutdown

The Birmingham based star has called for the station to be shutdown.

Government announces £1m support for commercial radio stations

The UK government has announced a series of support packages for the radio sector worth £1.1 million. A new £600,000 grant is being provided to...
TV Personality 2020

TV Personality 2020: Live updates

TV Personality 2020 is currently taking place.

Raj Baddhan appointed CEO of Lyca Media

Raj Baddhan will lead Lyca Radio, Dilse Radio & Time 107.5FM.

Raj Baddhan to leave Sabras Radio after 14 years

Raj Baddhan will leave Sabras Radio later this month.

BBC Asian Network launch the search for new presenter voices

BBC Asian Network has announced a brand new talent search for presenters, who will host their own shows on the station from March 2021. The...

Keith Vaz establishes Internship in memory of broadcaster Rishi Modi

A Media and Broadcasting Internship has been established in memory of a young much loved radio personality who died suddenly after he contracted...
NuSound Radio

Ofcom upholds complaint against NuSound Radio

Ofcom has upheld a complaint against the East London based community station, NuSound Radio for a programme it aired in March 2020. The programme included...

Former Sabras Radio presenter, Rishi Modi passes away

Former Sabras Radio presenter, Rishi Modi has passed away at the age of 35, after a short battle with coronavirus. Modi, known for presenting the...

SAAC: “British Asian creatives are underrepresented in mainstream radio”

A group of individuals have come together to shine the spotlight on the lack of representation of British South Asian’s in mainstream radio in...

Rima Ahmed to lead BBC Radio Bradford’s Breakfast show

The BBC has announced schedule details of its new service BBC Radio Bradford, which goes live on Monday 7th December 2020. Announcing the line-up, the...
Rishi Modi

Crowdfunding page set-up to help radio host Rishi Modi’s hospital fees

A crowdfunding page has been set-up for popular UK radio presenter, Rishi Modi, who has admitted into hospital during a family trip in Kenya. Modi,...