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James Cridland

James runs media.info, and is a radio futurologist: a consultant, writer and public speaker who concentrates on the effect that new platforms and technology are having on the radio business. He also publishes a free daily newsletter about podcasting, Podnews, and a weekly radio trends newsletter.

On Twitter, he describes himself as: “Passionate about audio Editor @Podnews https://t.co/TtC1sOaacg Radio https://t.co/hgmyb8Ii5B Tweets self-destruct james@crid.land”

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James is the Managing Director at media.info.

James is a Presenter at Upload Radio - Surrey and South London.

James is a Presenter at Upload Radio - Surrey and South London.

James is a Presenter at Upload Radio - Gloucestershire.

James was a Head of Future Media and Technology for BBC Audio and Music Interactive at BBC from 2007 to 2009.

James was the Digital Director at Virgin Radio from 2001 to 2007.

James was the Head of Creative at Hallam FM from 1998 to 1999.

James was a Creative Copywriter at Hallam FM from 1995 to 1997.

James was a Presenter at HWD Hospital Radio from 1990 to 1996.

James was a Presenter at The Pulse from 1993 to 1995.

James was a Presenter at 2HR Huddersfield Hospital Radio from 1988 to 1989.

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