Clive and Jack FM
Former SCA Head of Digital, now with Seven West Media; Clive Dickens also happens to be the Chairman and one of the owners of Oxis Media in the UK. Their group owns a couple of stations and they have just acquired the JACKfm and JACK 2 brands for the UK and throughout the EU.
“When we first brought JACK to the UK in 2007 we always planned to increase its presence locally. Before today we have been one of several JACK franchisees here, but now we own the brand in the UK and Europe. We’re hugely excited about the opportunities for growth, of course this is more than just a radio brand, and we will continue to expand our digital innovation strategy, working alongside our partners Triton Digital and Omny Studio. Our team in Oxford are pioneers in the digital space and we can’t wait to get started on delivering our listeners and advertisers a more targeted and refined digital execution of this exciting brand.”, Clive Dickens told Radio Today.
“We will continue to pull more rabbits out of hats; just like we did we did at Absolute Radio making sure digital innovation is at the core to the growth plans for our business. Our Award Winning InStream technology will again be part of our core focus allowing more geo targeting of our audience, delivering better ROI for our advertisers too.”
The deal see’s Oxis purchase the intellectual property from Canada’s Sparknet Communications for all platforms and devices in perpetuity. SparkNet Communications continues to own and manage the brand in US and worldwide.
This story originally appeared on Radio Today UK, you can read more here.