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In 2008, I made a decision that I would use my influence and connections within the industry to better connect and promote the creative and production people.

My hope was that I could help to showcase the amazing people and work we do in radio (particularly production) and ensure the growth and training process was available for the future.

In simple terms, I wanted to help people share their work and ideas as this is still one of the most beneficial ways we all learn and are inspired to excel.

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Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 08:44 Category: Daryl Missen

ATTENTION CONTENT PEOPLE

Some very fine professional promo voice over people are now available to record promos and sweepers for your station.

So when you need that one-line grab for a last-minute new music intro, promo tag, news credit, station tactic campaign, or FULL station re-brand…

Be sure to include one of the Voices Today pros below in your casting decision.

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Published on Monday, 02 June 2014 19:30 Category: Daryl Missen

Tim Lee on how he got to where he is today


Tim: I’m excited about this …

Daryl: Great, so let’s hear the Tim Lee radio history to present day story …

Tim: I started at 92.9 in Perth. They were running a competition called ‘search for the radio star’. I submitted a tape and it was to go on air with Orion Kelsal. And I got down from hundreds, to the final three. I lost that competition but because I entered and I became known to the staff I started working in the Street Team. I went from Street Team to promotions to show production to panelling to floater to weekends to doing their weekly OB at the Sunday Session. Then I got the night show in Perth which was local, and then they networked Lowie’s Hot 30 and I lost my job. Then I thought, ‘bugger it’, I’m gonna make it big over East. 

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Published on Tuesday, 29 April 2014 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

The Power of Sound (pt 3)


This week we have been sharing audio from some of the top Australian radio imaging professionals.

Part 1 included Matt Nikolic (FOX), Leah Stanistreet (KIIS), Matt Dower (Nova 100), Martin Kubitzky (ARN Adelaide) and Jeff Nielsen (Hot Tomato) HERE.

Part 2 included David Konsky (2Day), Ben Ryan (Nova 106.9), Mark Brewer (NXFM), Dennis Guthrie (Gold FM), Chris Davis (2Day Breakfast) and Danny O'Grady (Hamish & Andy) HERE.

The final instalment is below. Enjoy !!

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Published on Friday, 28 March 2014 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

The Power of Sound (pt 2)


On Monday we put up some audio from some of the top Australian radio imaging professionals.

Listen to the work from Matt Nikolic (FOX), Leah Stanistreet (KIIS), Matt Dower (Nova 100), Martin Kubitzky (ARN Adelaide) and Jeff Nielsen (Hot Tomato) HERE.

Part 2 is below. Enjoy !!

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Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 07:30 Category: Daryl Missen

The Power of Sound (pt 1)

Thousands of creative promos, sweepers and commercials are made every week in Australian radio production studios.

As much as it’s fantastic to check out the latest online breakfast team video, or trending Facebook post, it’s important to acknowledge that radio is an ‘audio’ business. What we put up the ‘stick’ is primarily what makes us money.

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Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

Great FREE music for your imaging

Traffic Jams is your online solution for broadcast-specific, target-oriented traffic beds.

One of the smartest things you can do as an audio producer is ‘theme’ your station and imaging. Draw upon the tool that radio has sold to the biggest and highest paying clients for many years … FREQUENCY.

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Published on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

How KCB came to be at KIIS

Kacey Baker worked as 2Day FM Image producer and 2Day/Austereo network Image Voice from 2004 to 2008. During this time he was also Austereo's network image voice and network tactic image producer.

A multi ACRA winner while working with Kyle & Jackie O as Hot 30 Image producer, VoiceOver guy and introduced stylistic DJ Megamixes to Australian airwaves for the first time as Hot 30's resident 'DJ KCB' . Kyle labeled him, 'The World's Best Megamixer'.

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Published on Friday, 07 March 2014 08:00 Category: Daryl Missen

A new alternative to ISDN

ipDTL is an alternative to ISDN for Radio Station Live Broadcast and off-campus Voice Talent recordings.

Radio production pro’s are dealing on a daily basis with external recording sessions with voices all over Australia and the world.

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Published on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

'A maestro, a master, a guru of sound'


Michael Andersen, aka ‘Sidey’ has been at Triple M in Sydney for over 18 years.

In that time he has carved himself a reputation as one of the greatest rock image radio designers in the world.

From New York Festivals to ACRA’s to every award in between, Michael has not only won the most prestigious awards for his radio image production, but he’s become one of Australia’s most influential voice artists. He set the trend many years ago for the ‘young vibe voice over read’ in image production.

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Published on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:00 Category: Daryl Missen

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Broadcast Technician. Details.

 

6IX has a vacancy for an Audio Producer. .Details.

 

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SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer / Promotions Assistant in Port Macquarie. Details.

 

 

98five Sonshine FM has a vacancy for a Content Director based in Perth. Details.

 

Crocmedia has a vacancy for a Commercial Director. Details.

 

4BC and Magic 882 in Brisbane has a vacancy for a News Journalist. Details.

 

 

Fresh 92.7 in Adelaide has a vacancy for an Integration Events Manager. Details.

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Senior Network Support Engineer. Details.

 

4 People Media in Melbourne are looking for a National Sales Account Executive. Details.

 

Dean Buchanan  has been appointed as Managing Director of TRN New Zealand.

 

SCA CFO Peter Lewis has resigned from his post after one month with the company.

 

 

Former MCM Head Simon Joyce as joined 'Brand New Media' overseeing Australia & New Zealand.

 

4BU and Hitz939 have welcomed Natasha Dean Jones as their new Journalist and Presenter,

 

Heidi Roberts is the new Assistant Breakfast Producer at 92.9 Perth.

 

 

Group CEO of Mediaworks, Sussan Turner, has resigned.

 

Mike Crothers from SCA is set to join the ranks at RCS Australia as their new General Manager.

 

Scotty McLaren is the new CD for Grant Broadcasters Hot 100 and MIX 104.9 in Darwin.

 

 

Colin Taylor is set to become the new General Manager of Grant Broadcasters 7HO Hobart.

 

Gemma Fordham (formerly O’Neill) has been appointed TRN Chief Content Officer.

 

Canberra Ratings

1 104.7 17.3 (17.5) SCA
2 Mix 106.3 16.8 (15.9) SCA
3 ABC666 16.4 (15.6) ABC
4 triple j 10.0 (10.3) ABC
5 Classic FM 8.2 (10.2) ABC
6 Radio National 7.6 (6.9) ABC
7 2CC 7.0 (6.6) Capital
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • GFK

Gold Coast Ratings

1 Gold FM 17.1* (15.1)** SCA
2 Hot Tomato 12.3* (13.4)** HT
3 Sea FM 10.9* (14.5)** SCA
4 triple j 8.0* (9.1)** ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 5.6* (5.3)** ABC
6 ABC612 4.7* (3.9)** ABC
7 4RN 3.0* (2.8)** ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * GfK / ** Nielsen

 

Brisbane Ratings

1 97.3FM 15.3 (13.9) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 11.6 (12.8) NovaEnt
3 B105 10.1 (10.6) SCA
4 Triple M 9.3 (8.6) SCA
5 ABC612 9.2 (9.2) ABC
6 4KQ 7.3 (6.8) ARN
7 triple j 7.2 (8.0) ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • GfK

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 15.1 (14.5) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 11.8 (11.4) NovaEnt
3 96FM 11.1 (10.6) Fairfax
4 ABC720 10.6 (11.0) ABC
5 triple j 9.7 (11.7) ABC
6 92.9 9.3 (8.5) SCA
7 6PR 9.0 (7.9) Fairfax
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • GfK

Auckland Ratings

1 Newstalk ZB 13.4 (13.0) TRN
2 Coast  9.6 (8.1) TRN
3 The Edge 7.8 (6.0) Mediaworks
4 The Breeze 7.0 (6.5) Mediaworks
5 Classic Hits 6.7 (5.9) TRN
6 ZM 5.9 (5.6) TRN
7 Mai FM 5.2 (4.3) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Christchurch Ratings

1 Newstalk ZB 17.0 (16.1) TRN
2 More FM 10.7 (11.8) Mediaworks
3 The Breeze 10.2 (8.8) Mediaworks
4 The Rock 9.0 (10.3) Mediaworks
5 The Edge 6.9 (6.5) Mediaworks
6 The Sound 6.0 (6.4) Mediaworks
7 Classic Hits 5.7 (5.7) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Wellington Ratings

1 NewstalkZB 15.3 (10.5) TRN
2 The Breeze 13.7 (14.6) Mediaworks
3 ZM 11.3 (12.4) TRN
4 The Sound 7.5 (7.1) Mediaworks
5 The Rock 7.4 (8.3) Mediaworks
6 The Edge 6.6 (8.3) Mediaworks
7 Coast 5.7 (4.6) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Newcastle Ratings

1 KOFM 16.1* (18.7)** SCA
2 ABC1233 12.0* (10.2)** ABC
3 triple j 11.2* (10.7)** ABC
4 NXFM 10.3* (16.7)** SCA
5 2HD 8.8* (9.9)** BOG
6 New FM 8.4* (9.9)** BOG
7 Classic FM 5.1* (3.0)** ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * GfK / ** Nielsen

 

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 16.3 (16.7) ARN
=2 Nova 91.9 10.8 (11.7) NovaEnt
=2 ABC891 10.8 (10.7) ABC
3 FIVEaa 10.6 (11.3) NovaEnt
4 Triple M 9.1 (9.4) SCA
5 Cruise 1323 8.5 (7.9) ARN
6 triple j 7.6 (6.8) SCA
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • GfK

Wollongong Ratings

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

Central Coast Ratings

1 Sea FM 17.7 (12.4) SCA
2 2GO FM 13.2 (17.5) SCA
3 Star 104.5 11.4 (14.3) NovaEnt
4 ABC 92.5 10.7 (9.9) ABC
5 2GB 9.8 (8.9) MRN
6 Triple J 5.8 (5.2) ABC
7 WSFM 2.8 (0.7) ARN
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2012
  • Nielsen Media Research

Albury Ratings

1 Star FM 22.9* (22.7)** SCA
2 The River 20.7* (27.0)** SCA
3 2AY 16.6* (11.9)** ACE
4 ABC Local Radio 14.0* (11.2)** ABC
5 Triple J 9.9* (4.2)** ABC
6 Radio National 2.2* (1.6)** ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * Xtra Research/ ** Nielsen 

Melbourne Ratings

1 ABC 774 13.1 (12.3) ABC
2 3AW 12.8 (12.5) Fairfax
=3 Gold 7.6 (8.8) ARN
=3 Triple M 7.6 (6.9) SCA
4 Fox FM 7.2 (6.9) SCA
5 Mix 101.1 7.1 (7.1) ARN
=6 Nova 100 6.7 (6.9) NovaEnt
=6 smoothfm 91.5 6.7 (6.9) NovaEnt
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.21
0.83%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.860
-2.27%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.13
0.89%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.790
1.94%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.50
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.285
-1.72%
Seven West Media
SWM
2.05
3.80%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.72
-1.91%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.15
0.47%
Prime Media Group
PRT
1.02
0.99%