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The following is a list of events affecting radio broadcasting in 2013. Events listed include radio program debuts, finales, cancellations, and station launches, closures and format changes, as well as information about controversies.

Notable events

January

Date Event
25 Swiss radio presenter DJ Antoine releases another hit album with Sky Is the Limit, a local #1 and #6 in Germany.[1]

February

Date Event
23 Saint FM Community Radio is launched to serve the South Atlantic island of Saint Helena, following the closure of Saint FM in the previous year.[2]

March

Date Event
24 Tag 91.1 is launched in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, catering specifically for the local Filipino population.[3]

May

Date Event
15 Virgin Radio Lebanon is launched on 89.5 FM.[4]

June

Date Event
17 Swedish DJ Avicii releases "Wake Me Up!", with vocals from Aloe Blacc, which tops the charts in more than 10 countries. [5]

July

Date Event
1 Giyani Community Radio is launched in Giyani, South Africa.[6]
14 Latvijas Radio 5 is launched, with a programme of exclusive live recordings from the Positivus Festival in Salacgrīva.[7]

September

Date Event
10 Russian-German radio DJ Zedd releases "Stay the night" featuring Hayley Williams,[8] which becomes a global hit.
23 Radio Ritam is launched from Sarajevo, joining the newly formed "Soundset" national radio group in Bosnia and Herzegovina.[9]

October

Date Event
2 NRK P1+ is launched by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation on DAB and online.[10]

December

Date Event
28 The 4th Pakistan Media Awards, due to be held on this day, were postponed to January 2014, "due to an overwhelming response from the public to online voting in the public poll and high demand from the public to extend the nomination period".[11]

Débuts

Date Event
5 July Asia Pop 40, the first regional weekly chart countdown radio show produced in Asia specifically for Asian radio, hosted by Dom Lau.[12]
26 August Les pieds dans le plat, a French weekday radio show consisting of news and media reporting, is launched on Europe 1, with Cyril Hanouna as host (ended in 2016).
date unknown Remember When, a Sunday afternoon programme of music hosted by Norma Marco, is launched on DZMM with simulcast on The Filipino Channel worldwide.

Endings

Date Event
13 December The Dutch Friday evening show Ekstra Weekend comes to an end after seven years.[13]
20 December Breakfast with Hector ends its three-year run on RTÉ 2fm after host Hector Ó hEochagáin announces he is returning to television.[14]

Deaths

Date Name Age Notability Source
1 January Christopher Martin-Jenkins 67 Cricket journalist and radio commentator [15]
18 February Kevin Black 69 New Zealand radio broadcaster [16]
21 March Jean-Michel Damase 85 French composer, pianist, and teacher [17]
27 April Walter Nalangu age unknown Solomon Islands news presenter and journalist [18]
12 May Constantino Romero 65 Spanish voice actor, television and radio host [19]
13 May Jill Kitson 74 Australian radio broadcaster and literary journalist [20]
4 June Hermann Gunnarsson 66 Icelandic sportsman, television and radio personality [21]
7 July Tom Christian 77 Pitcairn Island radio operator [22]
10 July Concha García Campoy 54 Spanish radio and television journalist and personality [23]
29 July Munir Hussain 83 Pakistani cricket commentator, administrator, and journalist [24]
30 July Belal Muhammad 77 Bangladeshi radio broadcaster and independence activist [25]
Colm Murray 61 Irish sports journalist and broadcaster [26]

References

  1. ^ "DJ Antoine – Sky Is The Limit". Discogs. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Yellow Bells (April 1, 2013). "Mahal ko, Music ko - Tag 91.1 FM". My Yellow Bells. Blogger. Retrieved May 6, 2013.
  4. ^ "Virgin Radio Lebanon Launch Party". Beiruting. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  5. ^ Avicii continues Irish singles chart reign with 'Wake Me Up!' |publisher=Digital Spy
  6. ^ DV (2017-02-20). "Future of GCR FM in the balance". Limpopo Mirror. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  7. ^ "Radiostacijā Pieci.lv būs tiešraides no "Positivus" festivāla". www.lsm.lv. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  8. ^ "Single Review: Zedd Feat. Hayley Williams - Stay the Night". Critic of Music. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  9. ^ "Soundset radijska grupa proširila se na BiH". www.novisf.com (in Croatian). www.novisf.com. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  10. ^ Klart for NRK P1+ (in Norwegian)
  11. ^ "4th Pakistan Media Awards". Ayman Naseem. ShowBiz.pak. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  12. ^ ASIA POP 40 ® - ASIA’S FIRST DEDICATED PAN-REGIONAL RADIO MUSIC CHART SHOW LAUNCHED. A&R Worldwide.
  13. ^ Ekstra Weekend Experience 3fm.nl - December 6, 2013
  14. ^ "'The journey has come to an end and that's all it is' Hector tells listeners on 2FM show". Irish Independent. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  15. ^ "Christopher Martin-Jenkins, TMS commentator, dies aged 67". 1 January 2013. Archived from the original on 8 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Broadcaster Kevin Black dies". TVNZ. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  17. ^ Le compositeur et pianiste Jean Michel Damase est mort hier | Radio France Musique
  18. ^ "Funeral held for Solomon Islands news editor". Radio Australia. 2013-04-29. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  19. ^ Constantino Romero, a voice of Spanish radio has died aged 65
  20. ^ "Broadcaster with a passion for language", The Age, 1 June 2013, p. 35
  21. ^ "Markahæstu leikmenn í efstu deild karla | Knattspyrnusagan | Frá upphafi ... | Mótamál | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands" (in Icelandic). Ksi.is. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  22. ^ Tom Christian, Descendant of Bounty Mutineer, Dies at 77
  23. ^ "Concha García Campoy descansa ya en su Ibiza. Andrés Vicente Gómez y Lorenzo Díaz, los grandes ausentes". Europa Press (in Spanish). Madrid. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  24. ^ "Urdu commentary legend Munir Hussain dies". The News International. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  25. ^ "PM shocked at Belal Mohammad's demise". Archived from the original on 2013-10-07. Retrieved 2013-08-07.
  26. ^ RTÉ broadcaster Colm Murray dies