Media company, PLTV News is to collaborate with the University of Central Lancashire to showcase the work of its graduates.
Based in Nelson, PLTV was formed last year to provide a hyperlocal television service and magazine for the Pennine region.

Leftfield Pictures has revealed that the UK remake of its hit US series, Pawn Stars, will be centred on a pawn shop just outside Chester.
History has ordered an initial 8 episodes of Pawn Stars UK, to air in the Autumn in the UK and then on its international channels.

BBC's research and development team used NAB 2013 to reveal the commercial version of its wireless camera linking technology, Stagebox.

It’s been created to enable programme makers to link a number of cameras and send high definition content over a standard internet connection.

Flipbook has finally been able to show some of the visual effects work it created for The Captured Bird.

Former Real Radio and Radio Aire presenter, Ditchy, has joined Star Radio replacing Tom Davies at Drivetime.
While Star North East have said they’re delighted with the new capture, Ditchy admitted on an honest blog post that he didn’t have much choice in the matter.

Ofcom has released details of why it approved TFM’s sudden move from Teesside to Newcastle.

In its monthly radio update, the watchdog stated the change “would not substantially alter the character of the service.”

The nominations for the 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards have been released this afternoon. There are several stations in Prolific North's patch which have been nominated for awards including five stations which are up for station of the year in their category.

Countdown co-host Rachel Riley is to join the presenting team of the Channel 5 programme The Gadget Show from the summer. She will not however be leaving Countdown.

BBC Radio 5 live has extended its current contract for live coverage of matches in the FA Premier League for a further three seasons. The deal will see Radio 5 live retain its existing portfolio of live Premier League football, which includes Saturday lunch time, Saturday at 3pm, Sunday at 4pm, and Monday/Tuesday evenings.

Liverpool screenwriter Jimmy McGovern and MediaCityUK-based RSJ Films have been commissioned to make a new epic, 18th-century drama series for the BBC. The as-yet untitled eight-part series, which is set to go into pre-production and will be screened on BBC2, is inspired by the events of the late 1780s when Britain deported its unwanted citizens to Australia.


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