The future of Radio
The future of Radio


James Cridland and Jonathan Lumley

Radio, which celebrates its hundredth birthday at the end of this year, is remarkably resilient. But what's radio's future?

Discover how listeners and technology are changing, and what we can do to prepare for the next hundred years.


​​​​​​​James Cridland:
James is a radio futurologist - a writer, consultant and public speaker on radio’s future, and has worked in radio since 1989.

He is Managing Editor of podnews.net, a daily podcast newsletter, and runs media.info, the media information website. He is one of the organisers of Next Radio, the UK radio ideas conference each September, and has worked with the world’s largest radio conference, Radiodays Europe, since its inception.​​​​​​​


Jonathan Lumley:
With seven of his 20 years’ media experience specialising in on-air Radio promotions, Jonathan has been instrumental in implementing several “world firsts” in radio competitions while working in promotions for two of the largest regional brands in South Africa.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Now at immedia, Jonathan helps clients leverage their investment in the Fabrik platform in bringing new value to their audiences and advertisers through innovative technology-enabled workflows and campaigns.

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