Grant Goddard. Radio consultant. Radio analyst. Radio expertise. Radio specialist. Radio manager. Radio trainer. Author. Radio journalist. Radio station turnaround & launch specialist. Radio broadcasting. Commercial radio. Community radio. Public radio. Several decades’ radio industry experience as senior manager & consultant including:

10+ years international experience   case studies 

  • Europe (Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, Hungary, Russia)
  • Middle East (Israel)
  • Asia (India, Cambodia)
  • Caribbean (Jamaica)
  • hired by Metromedia International Inc, Wodlinger International, Star TV, BBC World Service Trust

Research & creation of formats for large-scale radio station launches & turnarounds

  • Radio City, India’s first commercial radio FM network
  • Radio 7 Moscow improved its market ranking from #35 to #3 with 1+ million listeners/week
  • Radio Juventus, Hungary’s first national commercial radio station launched with 1+ million listeners/week
  • Cambodia national state radio‘s first live phone-in show
  • FM 102 Phnom Penh’s first live youth magazine programme
  • KISS FM London, UK’s first commercial youth radio station launched with 1+ million listeners/week
  • RootsRockReggae Jamaica launched & ranked amongst Top 5 global most listened internet reggae stations

Research & authoring

  • ghosted John Myers’ report on future regulation of local commercial radio for Digital Britain
  • authored first report on independent radio production commissioning for BBC Trust
  • authored first report on creating a UK live radio broadcast archive for British Library
  • authored forensic report on DAB digital radio switchover in the UK for UKRD Group
  • authored first book to document history of London black music pirate radio stations
  • researched & authored dozens of media analyst reports and presentations for publication and international conference appearances

Planning & execution of market research projects 

100+ market research projects in Europe & Asia to create successful radio stations, converting insights from qualitative and quantitative research, focus groups, interviews and music testing into strategies into action into results

Management & analysis