Nails Mahoney to explain “why radio sucks”

Nails Mahoney aka Brian McColl is to explain to the radio industry in the UK why radio sucks!

The former Atlantic 252, RTÉ 2FM, Classic Hits 4FM and 98FM host has been announced as one of the speakers at this year’s Next Radio conference in London, along with Annie Mac from BBC Radio 1.

Joining Nails on the 18th September at London’s Royal Institution will be Somethin’ Else’s Nan Davies explaining the success of the Penguin Podcast, Key 103’s News Editor Michelle Livesey talking about creating campaigning journalism and Sindhu Vee and Brett Spencer with info on BBC Asian Network’s comedy events.

Speakers announced previously include Nicky Birch from Rosina Sound for BBC R&D who will share her work on interactive audio programmes for the Amazon Echo, and Liz Haynes from BBC Radio and Music Multiplatform who will share lessons learnt when designing artwork for audio.

The line-up also includes Emily Turnbull from RadioWorks, presenter Sam Walker and US radio consultant Valerie.

Find out more, including details of early bird prices, at

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