Tony Blackburn

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Name: Tony Blackburn
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

DJ celebrates 50 years on the air

Former pirate radio and Radio One DJ Dave Cash is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting.Cash, who still presents shows on BBC radio in the South, played his first record, Bill Haley and His Comets' Rock Around the Clock, in Canada."This little job came ... [Published BBC - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Fury at bungling BBC after tributes to Jimmy Savile appear alongside website reports of Robin Williams' 'suicide'

| Updated: 10:37 EST, 12 August 2014BBC bosses have refused to apologise after a tribute story to paedophile Jimmy Savile appeared second on a list of 'most popular' stories on its website - below coverage of the death of Robin Williams.Twitter users ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as the devil for some reason’ | Tv-and-radio

Tony Blackburn is baffled. The disc jockey has just celebrated 50 years in the business[1] and suddenly everybody is being nice about him. For decades, the man who launched Radio 1 at 7am on 30 September 1967, with The Move’s Flowers in the Rain[2], was ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as the devil for some reason’

T ony Blackburn is baffled. The disc jockey has just celebrated 50 years in the business and suddenly everybody is being nice about him. For decades, the man who launched Radio 1 at 7am on 30 September 1967, with The Move’s Flowers in the Rain , was the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sally Traffic moves to weekends on Radio 2

Long-serving Radio 2 travel news reporter Sally Boazman is moving to weekend bulletin duty after 15 years working Monday to Friday.Bobbie Pryor will take over as presenter of the weekday afternoon travel news from Monday 25th August. Sally’s last weekday ... [Published Radio Today - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Chris Denning admits 29 sex offences against boys between 1967 and 1984

Denning admitted 29 charges of indecent assault and gross indecency He was one of the station's original 1967 line-up of DJs Denning was  arrested as part of Operation Yewtree in June last year The 73-year-old from Essex has denied 12 other sex offen ... [Published Capital Bay - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Friends celebrate Tony Blackburn’s 50th

Sir Jimmy Young, David Hamilton, Pat Sharp, Johnny Beerling and more have all appeared on a special programme celebrating 50 years of Tony Blackburn on-air.Three and a half miles off the coast of Frinton on July 25th 1964 Tony played his first song, Rag ... [Published Radio Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air

The BBC's Wendy Hurrell takes a look back at Tony Blackburn's 50 year broadcasting career. ... [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tenby and Tony reunited on One Show

Tenby will feature on BBC 1 this evening (Friday) when DJ Tony Blackburn will take a trip down memory lane to his childhood holidays.Boom Pictures have produced a segment for The One Show, where celebrities are taken back to revisit their favourite UK ... [Published Western Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

BBC Local Radio to celebrate Tony Blackburn milestone

Radio DJ Tony Blackburn will be celebrated in a special to be broadcast 50 years to the day since his first radio broadcast.Tony Blackburn / BBCThe special will go out on all BBC Local Radio stations across the country on Friday 25th July at 7pm. The ... [Published ATV Network Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blackburn: 'We need more male broadcasters'

Tony Blackburn, the veteran disc-jockey, feels that women prefer listening to male voices on the airwaves. Although the departures of Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty from Radio 5 Live have scarcely helped matters, Lord Hall of Birkenhead, the ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 2 reports

Diary: A very odd couple stuck in a lift Nasty Nigel and even nastier Nick Griffin

The Ukip leader says of the BNP's Nick Griffin: ‘We've never exchanged a word, and I've done my very best to avoid him.' Photograph: Ian Gavan/• Many continue to wonder why Ukip leader Nigel Farage ducked the chance to fight the byelection in Newark ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]

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DJ celebrates 50 years on the air [Published BBC - Aug 15 2014]
Fury at bungling BBC after tributes to Jimmy Sa... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 12 2014]
Fury at bungling BBC after tributes to Jimmy Sa... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 12 2014]
Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as th... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 11 2014]
Tony Blackburn: ‘John Peel looked upon me as th... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 10 2014]
Sally Traffic moves to weekends on Radio 2 [Published Radio Today - Aug 07 2014]
Chris Denning admits 29 sex offences against bo... [Published Capital Bay - Aug 05 2014]
Ex DJ Chris Denning admits sex offences against... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 05 2014]
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning admits 29 sex o... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 05 2014]
Friends celebrate Tony Blackburn’s 50th [Published Radio Today - Jul 28 2014]
The Battle for Pirate Gold [Published Essex Life - Jul 28 2014]
VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - Jul 25 2014]
Singer Al Stewart remembers his teenage years i... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Jul 23 2014]
News, radio Networks tap audio platform for onl... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 19 2014]
Tenby and Tony reunited on One Show [Published Western Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
BBC Local Radio to celebrate Tony Blackburn mil... [Published ATV Network Today - Jul 18 2014]
Tony Blackburn special for BBC local radio [Published Radio Today - Jul 18 2014]
Remember When: Happy 40th birthday to a North E... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
CRAIG BROWN: The man who groomed Britain: How J... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 12 2014]
Tony Blackburn: 'We need more male broadcasters' [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]
Graham Norton fails to turn up for Radio 2 show... [Published The Independent - Jun 29 2014]
Breaking up: how not to do a Rory McIlroy... [Published Telegraph - May 24 2014]
Spot-a-doodle-do! Tony Blackburn’s spot the dif... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - May 19 2014]
Diary: A very odd couple stuck in a lift Nasty ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
Diary: A very odd couple stuck in a lift … Nast... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 14 2014]
Call Clegg wins Radio Academy Award for LBC, as... [Published Telegraph - May 12 2014]
Youngsters in limelight with grease lightning [Published Spalding Guardian - May 07 2014]
London Tube strike: live updates [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
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