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RedTech is a business and technology publication and platform created by international professionals especially for the global radio broadcast and digital audio industries. Providing daily online news updates, RedTech also publishes a weekly newsletter sent to a database of more than 20,000 targeted readers; a bimonthly print publication (plus a digital flipbook of each issue); and dedicated digital guides, covering industry-pertinent topics and tech trends.
The purpose of RedTech is to serve as a platform for exchange and education, as well as to facilitate business by bringing buyers and sellers together. We cover the latest developments impacting the radio and audio sector worldwide and circulate to executives who manage and operate radio stations, networks, sales houses, audio/music production companies, and audio libraries.
RedTech’s audience ranges from those who are seeking detailed technical and product information to those who are interested in learning about monetization and strategic trends. In addition, we cover topics related to programming, imaging, advertising sales and podcasting.
Our other offerings include networking events, summits, moderated live and recorded Tech Talks and award programs. We also produce master classes targeted to specific regions across the globe, addressing the exact issues broadcasters and audio industry professionals may be facing. Through our tailor-made courses, we provide training, information and detailed solutions to help industry professionals address today’s challenges and accurately prepare for the future. Check out our partners here.
As an international community for the professional radio and audio industries and with contributors located in every corner of the world, RedTech connects the global industry at a local level.
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With a background in content writing and communications, Kevin Emmott has been placing words next to each other for more than 25 years. Volunteering with his local hospital radio as a teenager, he worked as a sports journalist for four years before managing all marketing communications for Calrec Audio for the next 22. Having spent most of his adult life in the pro-audio and broadcast industries, and much of his adolescence listening to radio and watching television, he feels very lucky to now be working with lots of passionate people who have made a success of both.
Daryl Ilbury (Editor)
Brett Moss (Tech Editor)
Graham Dixon was Head of Radio at the European Broadcasting Union in Geneva until December 2020, having previously worked at the BBC in various editorial roles, including finally Managing Editor, BBC Radio 3. At the EBU, Graham’s responsibilities included advocacy for public media and fostering radio innovation across Europe. He studied in both Italy and Germany for his musicology PhD, and later completed an MBA, focusing on the challenges of reshaping radio production for multiplatform delivery.
Charles Flores is a Maltese poet, writer, journalist and broadcaster. His professional training has taken him to the Belgrade Institute of Journalism and the Newhouse School of Communication at Syracuse University in New York. Following a career in print journalism, Flores went into broadcast management where he has overseen various aspects related to national broadcasting, including news, radio and TV programs, publishing sales, corporate affairs and archives.
Dr. Lawrie Hallett
Dr. Lawrie Hallett has worked in radio broadcasting for more than 30 years. From his early involvement in UK “pirate” broadcasting to several years as a broadcast regulator at Ofcom, he has at various times been a producer, presenter and broadcast engineering consultant. Lawrie currently operates a city-wide DAB multiplex in the East of England City of Norwich and teaches radio broadcasting, journalism and development at the University of Bedfordshire in the United Kingdom. Perhaps not surprisingly, his PhD focuses on the effective delivery of Community Radio services.
Based in Falls Church, Virginia, Karen Lee has worked for 15 years on radio/broadcast industry publications. Her passion for publishing began all the way back in elementary school, where she wrote and illustrated original works through the school’s publishing house. She has a B.A. from the University of Virginia, with a double major in Linguistics and French and a minor in English.
Marc Maes (Contributor)
Based in Antwerp, Belgium, Marc Maes is a veteran music and radio journalist. He began hosting a weekly program at a local radio station in 1980. Before joining the Dutch-language national broadcaster VRT as a reporter and music programmer, he worked as a free-lance writer for various publications including national press, industry publications and magazines. Since 1985, he has been a free-lance writer for both Belgian and leading international music, audio and broadcast publications.
Lameck Masina is an established multimedia freelance journalist based in Blantyre, Malawi. He files for a number of international media organizations including Voice of America, Inter Press News Service, African Arguments and Zenger News. He has also reported for CNN, New African and African Business magazines.
BBC-trained John Masuku is a veteran Zimbabwean journalist and radio trainer who has worked for both public and private media. He has profiled radio and television stations and prominent personalities as well as the impact of changing media trends in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa since 1975.
Steve Mbogo is the chief executive officer of Africa Trade News, a pan-African media outlet focused on intra-African trade and African trade with the rest of the world. Mbogo has more than 20 years of experience in print and online media. He also runs KenyaINTEL, an information agency focused on helping investors reduce risk exposure by providing human-source due diligence research and official document verification.
Radio enthusiast since childhood, at the age of seven Davide Moro began as a radio presenter at his town’s local station. After receiving a Master of Science in engineering, Davide worked for Telecom Italia and Italian public broadcaster, RAI. Based in Bergamo, Italy, he now spends his time as a broadcast consultant for radio stations and equipment manufacturers, specializing in project management, network design and field measurement.
Based in Paris, Emmanuelle Pautler has worked in the radio industry for over 30 years. She has held posts as both a producer and presenter for French stations, such as Radio Notre Dame and Radio France’s France Culture. In addition to being involved with academic research and EU consulting in Brussels, she specializes in print journalism and client relations for the broadcast and music trade press.