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MediaWorks New Zealand has appointed current Board Director, Jack Matthews as their new Chairman.

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Over the years there have been some great night shows on Australian FM radio. We asked for your vote for The Top FM Night Shows of All Time.

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Each survey we talk to the Network bosses about how their brands have performed, first up it is Nova Entertainment's Paul Jackson. Survey #5 ended [ ... ]

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Capital Radio Network has a vacancy for an Announcer - Snowy Mountains 2XL.  Details

 
 

ARN has a vacancy for a Content Assistant - KIIS 101.1 Melbourne. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SCA has a vacancy for a Radio Engineer. - Gold Coast. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SCA has a vacancy for a Music Manager / Announcer. - Brisbane Details.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Nova Entertainment Adelaide is looking to add to the Talent Bank  - Direct Client Executive.  Details

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARN has a vacancy for a Casual Journalist - Melbourne.  Details.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nova has a vacancy for an Assistant Producer for Smallzy's Surgery - Sydney. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Wollongong Ratings

1 I98 23.8 (28.5) WIN
2 Wave FM 16.0 (17.3) GRANT
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • IRIS Research

Wellington Ratings

 

  NewstalkZB 15.2 (13.5) NZME
  The Breeze 9.3 (12.9) Mediaworks
  The Hits 6.3 (7.6) NZME
  ZM 8.0 (7.8) NZME
  The Sound 7.1 (5.1) Mediaworks
  The Rock 4.8 (6.7) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.0 (6.5) Mediaworks
  Coast 6.8 (6.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackeys Survey 2/2015)

Warrnambool Ratings

1 Coast FM 37.7 - Ace
2 3YB 21.7 - Ace
3 triple j 7.3 - ABC
4 ABC Local Radio 4.0 - ABC
5 ABC Radio Nat. 2.5 - ABC
6 Classic FM 1.5 - ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015
  • Xtra Research

Sydney Ratings

 

 

  2GB 11.6 (11.8) MRN
 ABC 702 9.3 (9.9) ABC
  WSFM 6.2 (6.9) ARN
  TRIPLE M 6.5 (6.0) SCA
 KIIS 1065 8.1(8.1) ARN
 smoothfm 95.3 9.1 (7.7) NE
 Nova 96.9 8.1(7.0)NE
 triple j5.8(6.7) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey  4/2016

 

Perth Ratings

  Mix 94.5 15.3 (14.5) SCA
  Nova 93.7 13.2 (13.2) NE
  96FM 8.4 (8.6) ARN
  triple j 10.2 (11.0) ABC
 ABC7208.9(9.7)ABC
  hit 929 10.9 (10.2) SCA
  6PR 7.6(7.0)MRN
  6IX 4.3 (3.7) CAP
         
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2016
 
 

 

Newcastle Ratings

1 KOFM 1563 (15.3) SCA
2 ABC1233 13.6 (11.9) ABC
3NXFM 10.7(11.6) SCA
4 2HD 10.4 (9.8) BOG
5 Triple J 9.9 (9.9) ABC
6New FM8.5(10.0)BOG
7 Classic FM 4.0 (3.) ABC
  • 10+ Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015

 

Melbourne Ratings

 

  3AW 14.8 (16.0) MRN
  ABC 774 10.5 (9.5) ABC
  Gold 7.9 (8.1) ARN
  Triple M 7.9 (8.2) SCA
  Fox FM 9.7 (9.0) SCA
  smooth935 7.2 (7.4) NE
  KIIS 101.1 5.1 (5.7) ARN
 Nova 100 6.1(6.2)NE
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2016
 

 

Gold Coast Ratings

1 Hot Tomato 14.2 (14.1) HT
2 Gold FM 11.9 (14.3) SCA
3 Sea FM 9.6 (9.5) SCA
4 ABC 91.7FM 7.9 (6.7) ABC
5 triple j 7.8 (9.4) ABC
6 ABC612 5.2 (3.3) ABC
7 Radio National 2.5 (2.3) ABC
  • 10+ Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015

 

Christchurch Ratings

 

  Newstalk ZB 10.7 (11.7) NZME
  More FM 16.8 (14.3) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 10.2 (10.8) Mediaworks
  The Rock 8.3 (11.0) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.7 (7.4) Mediaworks
  The Sound 10.8 (9.2) Mediaworks
  The Hits 3.7 (4.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackets Survey 2/2014)

Canberra Ratings

  104.7 17.9 (18.8) SCA
  ABC666 15.9 (15.3) ABC
  Mix 106.3 13.6 (13.9) SCA
  Classic FM 10.0 (8.6) ABC
  triple j 8.2 (8.2) ABC
  2CC 6.8 (6.1) Capital
  2CA 6.0 (5.5) Captial
  Radio National 3.9 (3.6) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2015

 

Brisbane Ratings

 

 97.3FM11.7(14.3)ARN
 Nova 106.9 13.7(12.1)NE
 ABC6129.5(10.7) ABC
  4MMM 8.7 (8.7) SCA
 hit105.3 10.1(10.7) SCA
  4KQ 8.5 (8.1) ARN
  TRIPLE J 8.1 (7.1) ABC
  4BC 5.0 (4.8) MRN
 Magic 882 2.7(2.7) MRN
         
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2016
 
 

 

Auckland Ratings

  Newstalk ZB 13.6 (13.7) TRN
  Coast  8.8 (9.4) TRN
  The Edge 6.6 (6.6) Mediaworks
  The Sound 5.7 (5.7) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 7.1 (7.1) Mediaworks
  The Hits 5.7 (4.3) TRN
  ZM 4.7 (4.7) TRN
  Mai FM 6.8 (5.2) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 - In Bracket Survey 2/2014

Adelaide Ratings

 

  Mix 102.3 12.6 (11.8) ARN
 Nova 91.9 11.2 (12.0) NE
  FIVEaa 11.6 (10.6) NE
 ABC89111.0(11.4) ABC
  Cruise 8.0 (7.4) ARN
  Triple M 9.3 (10.5) SCA
  hit107 9.1 (9.7) SCA
 triple j 5.4 (6.3) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2016 (GfK)
 

 

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.51
4.64%
APN News & Media
APN
3.67
-0.94%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.977
-0.81%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
0.990
2.06%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.200
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.75
-4.89%
Ten Network
TEN
1.37
2.63%
Seven West Media
SWM
0.782
0.26%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.00
-0.30%
Prime Media
PRT
0.255
2.00%

 
 
 

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