“Radio doesn’t mean radio anymore”

The lines are so blurred now between media formats.”

For the next two chapters of YOTE you can watch as well as listen as we get into the detail of Part 3 – Interview Preparation.

First up…

What are the crucial questions a producer needs to answer before you agree to undertake the interview? 

Good morning. It’s Monday 1st July 2024. Election Week.

Monday: Day 1 of Wimbledon

Hungary takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union

Tuesday: Court hearing in Nigel Farage milkshake case

BMA junior doctor strikes end

WednesdayFirst ever Esports World Cup begins

Thursday: General Election

Nathan’s 4th of July hotdog eating contest

Friday: Church of England General Synod

Saturday: First year-long stay ends for NASA’s Mars habitat

Sunday: The all-important second round of France’s snap elections

Election Media News

3 Days To Go…

It’s nearly over. (You’ve all been very strong.)


A-listers for each channel on Election night are…


Headlining: Clive Myrie and Laura Kuenssberg

Support: Chris Mason, Jeremy Vine, Reeta Chakrabarti

Top Talent: Sir John Curtice


Headlining: Tom Bradby

Support: Robert Peston, Anushka Asthana, Paul Brand

Top Talent: Nicola Sturgeon


Headlining: Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Emily Maitlis

Support: Gary Gibbon

Top Talent: Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart


Headlining: Kay Burley and Sophie Ridge

Support: Beth Rigby and Trevor Phillips

Top Talent: Andy Burnham


Finally, I suspect nobody needs the end of this election campaign more than the Telegraph headline writers…


The Radio Times asked Rishi Sunak about the TV he enjoys.

This was his reply…

“l’ve recently enjoyed watching Bridgerton with Akshata. I’m always in awe at the talent that we have in this country, and fantastic period dramas like this showcase why this country stands as a creative industries superpower.”

Politicians’ persistent inability to give an answer sounding like something a normal human being would say never ceases to amaze me. 

(Imagine sitting in the pub and coming out with that line.)


Hong Kong was handed back to the Chinese authorities – ending more than 150 years of British control on this day in 1997.

Highs of 16 degrees in Scarborough today and 17 in Sunderland.

And finally just time for the obligatory dog photo. Stans seeks some shade…

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