Category : UK

Fury and recriminations over pirate radio station’s antisemitic broadcast

An unlicensed radio station has become the focus of a social media storm after inadvertently airing a “grotesque” spoof tape by US white supremacists. Omega FM Radio in Harlesden has apologised, sacked a presenter and gone temporarily off air after…

No Comments / 3 View / March 23, 2019

The Sylbourne Show – Angie LeMar – Taking you Back to Full Circle – PART 1& 2

        Angie Le Mar is a child of the Windrush Generation. She grew up in a church going Jamaican family, left church at 15 to pursue her dream to become a comedienne and along the way also…

No Comments / 4 View / January 2, 2019

Radio Academy Chair: Radio must Diversify or Die

Dr. Yvonne Thompson, CBE, recently appointed Chair of The Radio Academy, is warning the radio industry must ‘diversify or die.’ She also set out her agenda for future of The Radio Academy, which included re-establishing the Academy’s profile as the…

No Comments / 1 View / November 10, 2018

#BlackGirlMagic Celebrated In London

THE SECOND instalment of the Black Magic Awards was a star studded affair at the Criterion Theatre in London’s West End this week. Kicking off Black History Month with a melanin inspired evening of celebration, the ceremony honoured 16 inspirational…

No Comments / 0 View / October 13, 2018

Pioneer Radio DJ Tony Williams Passes Away

Pioneer Radio DJ Tony Williams Passes Away

PIONEER RADIO DJ Tony Williams, who once had his own reggae show on BBC Radio London between 1977-1987 and was also the creator of the British Reggae Industry Awards which highlighted the talent of many UK reggae artists, has passed…

No Comments / 6 View / May 15, 2018

I was so badly affected by post-natal depression that I couldn’t even touch my own child

DJ Simone Riley, who has her own show on Legacy FM, Manchester’s African Caribbean community station, decided to share her story When radio DJ Simone Riley discovered she was pregnant, she could not wait for her baby to arrive. But…

No Comments / 4 View / May 3, 2018

Zimbabwe: Online UK Reality Show Premieres

A new online reality show titled “Zimbabweans with Attitude, Glam & Style” premiered last week in London and it reflects on the glamorous life of UK-based Zimbabwean women and their love interests. Starring stylist and aspiring model Precious “Cookies” Matare…

No Comments / 13 View / May 2, 2018

YANGA TV channel brand built from scratch

A new TV channel targeting the African diaspora has been designed by DADA and draws influence from traditional and contemporary African culture. A new TV entertainment channel YANGA has been designed from scratch and is targeting the African Diaspora. It…

No Comments / 5 View / May 2, 2018

Opportunities with BEN Television

THINKING ABOUT BECOMING A TV PRESENTER? WE ARE LONDON BASED TV STATION,LOOKING FOR, VOLUNTEERS / WORK EXPERIENCE PEOPLE IN: -GRAPHIC DESIGN & VIDEO EDITING -CREATIVE VIDEO EDITOR -MOTION GRAPHICS ARTIST -FREELANCE MAKEUP ARTIST  -MEDIA , SOCIAL & CONTENT -POLICY &…

No Comments / 7 View / May 2, 2018

Social Media Has Done For Black British Women In One Decade What TV Couldn’t In Thirty Years

Growing up in the 90s, one might assert that TV was reasonably good for black people living in the UK. Although black and brown faces were few and far between, we were at least treated to strong matriarchs imported from…

No Comments / 11 View / January 11, 2018