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Gold 104.3's Craig 'Huggy' Huggins today celebrated 25 years with ARN, not a bad effort by any measure. And as is befitting such a milestone, he celebrated [ ... ]

Georgie McEnroe launches 'Mums Taxi'
Georgie McEnroe launches 'Mums Taxi'

Former Mix Melbourne and Triple M Brisbane Breakfast Announcer George McEncroe is launching a new women-only rideshare service called 'Mums Taxi'. Mums [ ... ]

New Zealand Survey #1 2016
New Zealand Survey #1 2016

New Zealand radio’s ratings has been in a state of flux for a few months now - Survey 2/2015 was cancelled, and then reintroduced by NZME without [ ... ]

Tony Martin Joins NovaBlair Sullivan
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Yesterday it was Triple M, next week it’s Nova. Tony Martin with drop into Sam Pang’s seat on Nova 100’s Chrissie, Sam & Browny breakfast [ ... ]

Gold Coast Survey #1
Gold Coast Survey #1

The first survey of the 2016 has been released on the Gold Coast today with the results revealing a new leader.

Tony Martin back on Triple M
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Comedy royalty Tony Martin returned to Triple M yesterday for a half-hour segment with Merrick Watts on the national drive show. It was a homecoming [ ... ]

CBAA slams Federal Budget
CBAA slams Federal Budget

The Community Radio Broadcasting Association of Australia has slammed the Governments Federal Budget saying that it risks shutting down community [ ... ]

Mediaworks NZ CEO quits
Mediaworks NZ CEO quits

MediaWorks New Zealand CEO Mark Weldon has resigned, staff were advised of the news this morning.  Weldon has had a tumultuous time during his [ ... ]

CRA welcomes budget licence fee relief
CRA welcomes budget licence fee relief

CRA has welcomed the announcement in the Federal Budget of a 25 percent reduction in commercial radio licence fees, applicable from the 2015-16 licence [ ... ]

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Hot 100 Lukas Graham now sits at #1 for their eighth week with 7 Years, leading ahead of Fifth Harmony’s Work From Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign at #2, [ ... ]

Star paint Dubbo gold
Star paint Dubbo gold

You may have read on Radio Today about Star FM Dubbo's campaign to 'bring the logies to Dubbo'. The campaign, from Breakfast Show Chris & Juelz [ ... ]

Shihad play 3 gigs in 1 day for Radio Hauraki listeners
Shihad play 3 gigs in 1 day for Radio Hauraki listeners

New Zealand alternative station Radio Hauraki has hosted rock royalty with the country's biggest rock band Shihad performing 3 shows in 1 day for Hauraki [ ... ]

2MC & Star dominate Port Macquarie
2MC & Star dominate Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie is the latest market to receive a radio ratings report. The results, released this morning, show 2MC and Star dominating the market, with [ ... ]

Mackay gets a new Star
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Grant Broadcasters have retired the Zinc rock format and brand in Mackay to relaunch as Star 101.9. The launch follows on from the same move in Cairns. Chief [ ... ]

Tribunal decision goes CRA's way
Tribunal decision goes CRA's way

The Commercial Radio industry has had a significant win in its dispute with the PPCA over streaming fees.  The Australian has reported that [ ... ]

Tom Gleeson to host Sirens
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Tom Gleeson has been announced as the host of this years Siren Awards in Melbourne on May 12. Gleeson currently appears on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, [ ... ]

Tom & Olly get nude for listeners
Tom & Olly get nude for listeners

Star Albury’s Tom & Olly wrapped up The Borders Wedding on Friday. With over 300 people applying the win a  pop-up wedding [ ... ]

Red fronts New 774 ABC TVC's
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Red and the kid, is the quirky new TVC campaign for 774 ABC Melbourne. The casually shot ad sees Red explaining how he is heard on the radio, but [ ... ]

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ARN’s The Edge96.ONE has launched a new weekly show, Niki & Jules, focused on uncovering and featuring new music.

This is raw...
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Heidi from hit92.9’s Heidi, Will & Woody talked about something that has plagued her both personal and professional life: Anxiety.

A Guide to Making Bad RadioPaul Kaye
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Competition is fierce.  There are more radio stations in a market than there probably should be.  The advancement of technology has divided [ ... ]

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After 23 years on-air, Hilary Barry has decided to depart MediaWorks in New Zealand.

Nine Entertainment dump WIN for SCA
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The Top New Talent 2016 - The Audio #6
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Nova's Red Room: Conrad Sewell
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Fresh from his late night TV performance on Jimmy Fallon, Brisbane local Conrad Sewell will perform a live and intimate show in Nova’s Red Room [ ... ]

'What else' itPete Curulli
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One of the original pirates of New Zealand’s Radio Hauraki, Chris Parkinson has died just days before his 75th birthday.

Rantings of a Feminist Radio Announcer.Beth Rep
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“Research only tells you what is, not what could be. That’s why we used to refer to it as research and destroy. If you wait for audiences [ ... ]

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Reflections of a not so deep thinkerAloe Baker
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Like any story worth telling this one involves a girl. Ha! Not really – actually it involves the toilet. Because honestly, that’s where it all [ ... ]

Radio Lessons From The Real World - #28 Zippy ChippyRonnie Stanton
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This is the story of a truly terrible race horse. Zippy Chippy was born April 20, 1991 and found fame for losing every single one of his 100 races.He [ ... ]

This Is KIIS: Part 2Blair Sullivan
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It’s been almost three years since the KIIS brand launched in Australia, and this is the first time since the launch, and since he made the move [ ... ]

Life after Death: The Future of AM RadioBrad Smart
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Have you ever noticed when you talk to young radio executives about AM, you can almost see their eyes glazing over within seconds. To these [ ... ]

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Richard Culph is a guy who has worked both sides of the ditch, besides being a killer KFC team member in the day, he’s also been behind some killer [ ... ]

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You really should have listened in science class.

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The massive National Association of Broadcasters convention is underway in Las Vegas.  The NAB calls it: The world’s largest annual conference [ ... ]

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Michael Mason is Director of ABC Radio – covering off ABC Local, Classic, Radio National and the triple j networks. We talk Survey #2 – [ ... ]

Duncan Campbell: "We are the only group to be in growth”.Blair Sullivan
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For Duncan Campbell, Group Content Director for ARN – another solid 1, 2 result for KIIS and WS FM in Sydney – “We are the only group to be [ ... ]

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We talk Survey 2 and for Paul Jackson, Nova Entertainments Group CD… there are a couple of pressure points in play – Sydney the biggest as Nova [ ... ]

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Gemma Fordham on Rove & Sam: “We are very committed to the show”

Survey 2 has come and gone and now we talk to the Group Content Directors and Network Managers about what hit the mark and what didn’t. For [ ... ]

#NABSHOW2016 – Day 1Dale Sharp
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The massive National Association of Broadcasters convention is underway in Las Vegas.  The NAB calls it: The world’s largest annual conference [ ... ]

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It’s been almost three years since the KIIS brand launched in Australia, and this is the first time since the launch, and since he made the move [ ... ]

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So people are freaking out about the new Edison data indicating that consumers – that’s you and me – switch stations 22 times in [ ... ]

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This is Jamie Angel - Part 1

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Every radio station can double their ratings simply by attracting one more tune in occasion per day, and adding one more day per week for each P1 [ ... ]

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Why are so many managers obsessed with building and writing plans?  I am sure you – like I - have found yourself in some laborious strategic [ ... ]

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  As a broadcaster I am well aware that communication is my modus operandi. My job requires me to communicate both knowledgeably and engagingly [ ... ]

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On this day on April 1, 2001, Sydney commercial FM radio was turned on its head. Nova 969 launched with “Sounds Different”. It was a $155 [ ... ]

7HO FM Hobart is looking for a Promotions Manager. Details.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chilli 90.1 and LAFM are looking for a Promotions Manager based in Launceston. Details.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gulf News Broadcasting based in Dubai are looking for a Head of Content. Details.

 

 
 

West Coast Radio has a vacancy for a Direct Sales Rep. .Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Wave FM has a vacancy for a Workday Personality / Social Media Manager. .Details

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

96five has a vacancy for a Casual Producer.  Details

 
 
 
 
 
 

ZM has a vacancy for a Breakfast Producer based in Auckland. Details.

 
 

ARN has a vacancy for a Broadcast Engineer based in Melbourne. .Details.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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Rob McCasker will be the new Breakfast Executive Producer/ Anchor for Jodie & Soda on Mix102.3.

 

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Damon Wise the GM of both SEA and Heart in Hobart will wrap up with the group on April 7th

Greg Tremain will be joining the Australian Radio Network in the newly created position of Partnerships Director.


 

 

 

 

 

Tom Martin the CD of Adelaide community station Fresh 92.7, has landed the Breakfast EP’s gig for Heidi, Will and Woody at hit929 Perth.

 
 
 
 

After 23 years on-air, Hilary Barry has decided to depart MediaWorks in New Zealand.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Kathy Gramp will be stepping down as Non-Executive Director at the SCA June Board meeting.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Toni Street and Sam Wallace will be the hosts of a new entertainment show on NZME’s The Hits

 

Liam Renton has been announced as the new Promotions Manager of Hot91/Zinc FM on the Sunshine Coast

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Former 4BC News Director Scott Mayman joins the Super Radio Network as the new breakfast presenter on Radio 97 Tweed Heads,

 
 
 
 
 

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Wollongong Ratings

1 I98 23.8 (28.5) WIN
2 Wave FM 16.0 (17.3) GRANT
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Wellington Ratings

  NewstalkZB 14.5 (15.3) NZME
  The Breeze 12.5 (13.7) Mediaworks
  The Hits 9.4   NZME
  ZM 6.7 (11.3) NZME
  The Sound 9.8 (7.5) Mediaworks
  The Rock 6.8 (7.4) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.5 (6.6) Mediaworks
  Coast 4.9 (5.7) NZME
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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
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  • Xtra Research

Sydney Ratings

 

 

  2GB 12.8 (12.8) MRN
 ABC 702 10.3 (10.3) ABC
  WSFM 6.5 (7.6) ARN
  TRIPLE M 6.1 (6.0) SCA
 KIIS 1065 8.9(7.7) ARN
 smoothfm 95.3 6.9 (7.4) NE
 Nova 96.9 7.1(7.2)NE
 triple j7.0(7.5) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey  8/2015

 

Perth Ratings

  Mix 94.5 15.0 (150) SCA
  Nova 93.7 13.7 (12.0) NE
  96FM 7.9 (7.7) ARN
  triple j 9.7 (11.3) ABC
 ABC72010.0(9.6)ABC
  hit 929 10.9 (9.8) SCA
  6PR 8.2(7.8)MRN
  6IX 4.3 (4.5) CAP
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2016
 
 

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 12.9 (1.3) MRN
  ABC 774 11.1 (10.3) ABC
  Gold 8.9 (8.2) ARN
  Triple M 6.9 (6.7) SCA
  Fox FM 8.6 (9.7) SCA
  smooth935 6.9 (7.1) NE
  KIIS 101.1 6.4 (6.8) ARN
 Nova 100 6.0(6.8)NE
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2016
 

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 15.3 (17.0) NZME
  More FM 14.6 (10.7) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 9.9 (10.2) Mediaworks
  The Rock 8.6 (9.0) Mediaworks
  The Edge 6.9 (6.9) Mediaworks
  The Sound 9.0 (6.0) Mediaworks
  The Hits 3.5 (5.7) NZME
  • 10+ share, 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

 

 97.3FM12.1(13.5)ARN
 Nova 106.9 11.0(12.7)NE
 ABC6129.6(12.6) ABC
  4MMM 10.8 (8.4) SCA
 hit105.3 10.3(10.7) SCA
  4KQ 8.2 (8.0) ARN
  TRIPLE J 8.4 (7.3) ABC
  4BC 5.0 (4.6) MRN
 Magic 882 2.8(4.6) MRN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2016
  • B105 now hit105.3

Auckland Ratings

  Newstalk ZB 13.4 (13.4) TRN
  Coast  7.8 (9.6) TRN
  The Edge 7.7 (78.) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 7.8 (7.0) Mediaworks
  The Hits 5.3 (6.7) TRN
  ZM 4.5 (5.9) TRN
  Mai FM 5.2 (5.2) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 2/2014

Adelaide Ratings

 

  Mix 102.3 11.4 (13.0) ARN
 Nova 91.9 11.6 (11.2) NE
  FIVEaa 9.6 (10.2) NE
 ABC89112.6(12.4) ABC
  Cruise 7.2 (8.5) ARN
  Triple M 10.2 (8.7) SCA
  hit107 10.1 (8.4) SCA
 triple j 8.1 (6.8) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2016 (GfK)
 
CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.20
1.27%
APN News & Media
APN
0.630
-1.56%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.800
-1.23%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
0.850
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.200
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.60
6.67%
Ten Network
TEN
0.970
-0.51%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.14
1.79%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.22
0.83%
Prime Media
PRT
0.330
1.54%

 

 
 
 

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