Matthew Bannister to launch Folk on Foot; and launch of AudioUK

Matthew Bannister to launch Folk on Foot; and launch of AudioUK

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  • Matthew Bannister, the BBC presenter and former Radio 1 Controller, is to launch a new podcast called Folk on Foot: with some of the UK’s finest folk artists, he’ll take listeners to the heartland of the places that have inspired their music.

  • The UK has a new trade body for UK audio production companies: AudioUK’s launch has been welcomed by government and industry organisations. AudioUK used to be known as the Radio Independents Group, and already has over a hundred member companies.

  • Anchor have launched new podcast sharing controls, containing - for Anchor users - “links to your podcast everywhere it’s available”. They give this example.

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