Radiodays Europe is now just a week away, and radioinfo’s Wayne Stamm chatted to organiser Rosie Smith about some of the features of this year’s event.
The conference begins on Sunday in Malmö with the Radiodays Europe Women session that features Siobhan Kenny who stepped down as CEO of Radiocentre, the UK’s industry body for commercial radio, in July 2021, and Daria Suvorova, a Founder and Host of the Women Authors of Achievement (WAA) Podcast.
The Youth session takes place of Sunday with four sessions that will cover podcasting and radio with speakers that include Teresa Hanratty, Learning Waves, Ireland, Signe Muusman & Christian Frederiksen, DR Talent, and DR Sam Bailey, Radio Academy.
Sunday night will also see the European Premiere of Worst to First, the true story of Z100 NY.
There is a focus on events in the Ukraine with two journalists from the public broadcast arena in the Ukraine who will be discussing the events as they saw them unfold and what is happening with media in their country right now, and what the radio industry can do to help the situation in their homeland.
Caroline Beasley is talking about US regional radio in the digital age, SCA’s Grant Blackley is heading a discussion on Digital Transformation – The journey from Radio to a Digital Audio Powerhouse, and there will be sessions on the connected car, programming for youth, podcasting, audience engagement, the rise of audio drama and whole lot more.
Rosie’s full interview with Wayne is below, and she highlights some of the surprises for this years program.
The full program is here.