Matt Payton is the new Secretary General of AER – London, 12 June 2019

The Association of European Radios (AER) today elected at its extraordinary General Assembly, Matt Payton (Radiocentre, UK) as new AER Secretary General, and Daniela Beaujean (VAUNET, Germany) as new Executive Board Member. Matt Payton takes over from Julia Maier-Hauff (VAUNET, Germany) who is leaving VAUNET to head for new challenges. As Secretary General, he will […]

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World Radio Day, February 13th, 2019: radio’s power of dialogue, tolerance and peace / Journée Mondiale de la Radio, 13 février 2019: la radio en tant que vecteur de dialogue, tolérance et paix

PRESS RELEASE / COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE   EN WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2019 – Dialogue, tolerance and peace Every February 13th, the Association of European Radios (AER), representing more than 4500 commercially funded radios from all across Europe, celebrates radio as the medium reaching the widest audience in the world. This year, World Radio […]

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AER announces departure of Vincent Sneed and welcomes new team

The Association of European Radios – AER announces that Vincent Sneed, Regulatory Affairs Director and AER Manager, is leaving to start the next chapter of his career in the media industry. Over the past 13 years, Vincent Sneed successfully managed the Brussel’s office of the association and AER closer to the EU institutions. Vincent Sneed […]

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Joint Press Statement of the Sounding Board on Disinformation

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT – SEPTEMBER 26   JOINT PRESS STATEMENT THE SOUNDING BOARD OF THE FORUM ON DISINFORMATION ISSUES THEIR UNANIMOUS FINAL OPINION ON THE SO-CALLED CODE OF PRACTICE   Brussels September 26th 2018. Today the Members of the Sounding Board of the Multistakeholder Forum1 on disinformation online comprising representatives of the media, civil society, […]

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AER calls the EU to support the Content and Creative Industry with appropriate funding

AER together with 66 other organisations, co-signed a letter calling for the EU to better fund the Cultural and Creative Sector: -To double the budget allocated to the successor of Creative Europe, the EU’s programme dedicated to the cultural sectors, and; -Ensure these sectors also have access to other sources of EU funding. Julia Maier-Hauff, […]

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WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2018 – WHY RADIO IS IMPORTANT FOR SPORT / JOURNEE MONDIALE DE LA RADIO, 13 FEVRIER 2018 – POURQUOI LA RADIO EST IMPORTANTE POUR LE SPORT

WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2018 – WHY RADIO IS IMPORTANT FOR SPORT / JOURNEE MONDIALE DE LA RADIO, 13 FEVRIER 2018 – POURQUOI LA RADIO EST IMPORTANTE POUR LE SPORT MEDIA RELEASE / COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE EN World Radio Day celebrates the importance of Radio for Sport! Wherever you are, radio makes sure you […]

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WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2017 – (COMMERCIAL) RADIO AND YOU / JOURNEE MONDIALE DE LA RADIO, 13 FEVRIER 2017 – LA RADIO (PRIVEE) ET VOUS

WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2017 – (COMMERCIAL) RADIO AND YOU / JOURNEE MONDIALE DE LA RADIO, 13 FEVRIER 2017 – LA RADIO (PRIVEE) ET VOUS MEDIA RELEASE / COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE EN The Association of European Radios (AER), representing 4500 commercially funded radio stations across Europe, is proud to celebrate World Radio Day which […]

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Advertising delivers powerful economic benefits across the EU

New report finds that every Euro spent on advertising powers a seven-fold boost to GDP, encourages innovation, supports employment and helps fund vital services European advertising industry calls for moratorium on further advertising restrictions to ensure associated hidden costs can be assessed Value of advertising_Infographic The first-ever EU-wide report to isolate the economic and social […]

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