Award-Winning Documentaries from Spark’s Emma Casson

Spark alumna Emma Casson keeps racking up those awards! Her Charles Parker Prize-winning documentary Alice’s Story will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (in a show produced by Jay Sykes – another ex-Sparkie!) and earlier this year she won Best Student Documentary at the New York Festivals Radio Awards for her three-part documentary It’s Not Your Fault. You… read more

SRA visit Scotland’s legendary T in the Park

Of all of the UK Summer festivals, none are rivalled in big field sing-a-longs, thousand-strong punter chants and ‘goin pure mad fir it’ as Scotland’s legendary T in the Park. So when the opportunity came up for us to cover the festival this year, we were stoked! We sent down Fly FM’s Jen Thomas and… read more

Students win big in the Big Apple!

It was a great night for Student Radio in New York last night with various members of the SRA picking up awards at a prestigious award ceremony! Every year in New York radio personnel come together to celebrate the worlds best work, as part of the New York Festival Awards, and this year student radio… read more


Station Gets Radio Academy Award

Student Radio Association members 107 Spark FM win prestigious Radio Academy award. A radio station that has been on the air for just over a year has been named the best in the North East by the Radio Academy. 107 Spark FM is the North East’s only radio station aimed at young people. The station… read more


Student Station Beats Snow to Host Show from Home

Student radio station, Spark FM, takes matters into their own hands to make sure their station continues running throughout the awful winter weather. Spark FM once again showed their dedication and commitment to broadcasting to their local community when student DJ Jordan North launched his very own bedroom broadcast when the torrential winter weather threatened… read more