Jimmy Buckland

Jimmy Buckland

Jimmy Buckland

MD, Wireless Studios & Director of Strategy, | Wireless

As Managing Director for Wireless Studios, and Director of Strategy for Wireless, Jimmy supports News UK’s growth and development in podcasting and live radio.

Jimmy joined Wireless under its previous owner UTV in 2009, setting up talkSPORT’s international content licensing division in 2012, with the division subsequently earning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.  In 2016, Jimmy devised and executed the launch of Wireless digital stations Virgin Radio, talkRADIO and talkSPORT 2.  Following News UK’s acquisition of Wireless he established News UK’s in-house podcast division, Wireless Studios and is currently supporting the development of Times Radio.

Jimmy is a passionate advocate for enduring value of audio media in the digital age. He is a fellow of the UK Radio Academy and a director of audio sales agency First Radio Sales.