AER special bulletin – 2nd edition – Radios and COVID19 – 25 March 2020

INITIATIVES AT NATIONAL LEVEL CROATIAHRF – HRVATSKI RADIJSKI FORUM Akcija radijskih postaja: Točno u podne Hrvatska će se ujediniti pjesmom – Croatian radio stations united with a songOn March 23, the most-listened-to and most popular Croatian radio stations across the country united in playing same songs – “My Homeland” by the Band Aid and “Insieme” […]

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AER special bulletin – 1st edition – Radios and COVID19 – 24 March 2020

NEWS AND MEASURES FROM THE EU EUROPEAN COMMISSION A European Coordinated response  The European Commission announced on 13 March 2020 its response to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. A European coordinated response would use instruments to:– Ensure the necessary supplies to the European health systems;– Support people so that income and jobs […]

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AER Policy Priorities 2020-2024

LEADING THE AUDIO REVOLUTION: AER PRIORITIES The Association of European Radios (AER) is the Europe-wide trade body for commercial radio, representing the interests of companies operating over 5,000 commercial radio stations to the EU Institutions. AER promotes the development of commercially funded radio broadcasting in Europe, by ensuring a fair and sustainable economic framework for […]

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Europe’s media sectors call on new Commission to deliver a comprehensive EU media strategy

BRUSSELS, DECEMBER 3 2019. In a joint conference organised today and opened by Vice President Jourová, representatives of European media sectors called on the Commission to adopt a comprehensive and ambitious approach to EU media policy, to support the sector’s competitiveness and cultural diversity. With the new Commission taking office, the news media, commercial and […]

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AER conference focusses on radio’s adaptability in the digital world

AER held its annual conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday 9th of October to gather relevant stakeholders from the European institutions, the media and tech ecosystem, to discuss radio’s adaptability to the digital world and some of the critical issues facing radio and audio across Europe. The audio landscape has been changing […]

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Corinna Drumm is the new Vice-President of AER

Corinna Drumm, Managing Director of the Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Austria (VÖP), was unanimously elected Vice-President at AER’s General Assembly on Wednesday 9th of October. Corinna Drumm has been a member of the AER Executive Committee since 2012. Stefan Möller, President of AER and CEO of Radiomedia Finland welcomed AER Members’ decision and said: […]

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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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