Commercial Radio

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- press notice re the renaming of the Independent Television Authority to the Independent Broadcasting Authority on 12 Jul 1972. Its functions were extended to cover the provision of Independent Local Radio. Guidance notes for applicants for radio programme contracts

- joint statement by the Newspaper Society and the IBA

- press notice by IBA press conference remarks by Chairman, Lord Aylestone

- manuscript notes

- letters re guidance notes for radio programmes

- photocopy of letter and guidelines for applying for a job in commercial radio, Dec 1972

- press notice re Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester ILR contracts: first statements, Mar 1973

- reprint from 'The Guardian' article by Mary Stott 'Medium rare women' dated 19 Oct 1972

- carbon copy letters re training for women who have experience in radio

- Michael Bukht, newly-appointed Programme Controller of Capital Radio, call for women broadcasters

- Women in Media statement re women's voice in broadcasting

- minutes of Broadcasting meeting held on 10 Jul 1973 re Hylda Bamber's contract with Radio 4

- IBA press release on Local advisory committee for Independent Local Radio in London, 17 Jan 1974

- correspondence with Liz Allen, broadcaster

- photocopy of article from Guardian Women dated 15 Feb 1977 re Liz Allen

- press cutting from Observer Business re commercial radio, 1979