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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

Wisdom from the creative (pt 2)


Some of the world's best radio creative writers are within our industry right here in Australia.

Creative people helping build small and large Australian businesses with strategic marketing ideas that they literally pull out of thin air on a daily basis.

Our sales teams can’t live without them. Our production teams are oiled by them. They are the proverbial ‘meat in the sandwich’ between an often nervous client, an eager sales executive, and an Alpha Sales manager with a monthly budget that is ever increasing.

So, if you have ever desired to work in jeans and a t-shirt, today could be your moment to find your ‘inner creative’.

I asked a series of questions to some very clever creative’s … you can read Part 1 of their wisdom here. Below is Part 2 ....but first, who are they ?

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Published on Friday, 25 October 2013 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

Wisdom from the creative (pt 1)


Some of the world's best radio creative writers are within our industry right here in Australia.

Creative people helping build small and large Australian businesses with strategic marketing ideas that they literally pull out of thin air on a daily basis.

Our sales teams can’t live without them. Our production teams are oiled by them. They are the proverbial ‘meat in the sandwich’ between an often nervous client, an eager sales executive, and an Alpha Sales manager with a monthly budget that is ever increasing.

So, if you have ever desired to work in jeans and a t-shirt, today could be your moment to find your ‘inner creative’.

I asked a series of questions to some very clever creative’s … you can read their wisdom below. But first let’s meet them.

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Published on Thursday, 24 October 2013 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

One on One with John Rowland


John Rowland is the founder of one of the most successful radio post production studios in Australia.

He crafted his skills in fast paced comedy broadcast radio and television, working alongside talent such as Griff Rhys-Jones & Mel Smith (Smith and Jones), Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle & Terry Gilliam (Monty Python), Rowan Atkinson, Harry Secombe & Spike Milligan (The Goons), The Goodies, most of the Fawlty Towers cast, and many other comic and dramatic actors over the years.

From working with some of the best comedy and theatrical talent in the world John learnt not only ‘how’ to direct and get the best out of talent in a studio, but also some clever and basic ‘tricks’ to get that special read out of people, no matter their experience.

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Published on Sunday, 15 September 2013 08:00 Category: Daryl Missen

 

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Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for an Imaging Producer based in Geelong. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Technology Engineer based in Perth. Details

 

92.9 Voice Fm in Toowoomba has a vacancy for a Content Director / Announcer.Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Sound Designer based in Canberra. Details.

 

 

Mushroom Promotions has a vacancy for a Senior National Radio Manager. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Casual Journalist / Newsreader for Nova 100 and Smooth 91.5 based in Melbourne.. Details.

 

 

C91.3 FM in Campbelltown has a vacancy for a Commercial Producer. Details.

 

Nova 93.7 Perth are looking for a Music Director.  Details.

 

Star 104.5 on the Central Coast has a role for a Sales Manager. Details.

 

The Capital Radio Network has a role for an Announcer in the Snowy Mountains. Details.

 

ARN are looking for a Sales Manager for 104.7  in Canberra. Details.

 

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2EC and Power FM based in Bega has a vacancy for a Radio Jounalist. Details.

 

Nova 100 in Melbourne has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Audio Producer. Details.

 

Christian Hull from SAFM is joining national drive show Dan and Maz as their Digital Producer. More.

 

Darren Pike is now FIVEaa Direct Group Sales Manager after moving from Fresh 927. More.

 

Nova Entertainment has promoted Simon Joyce to the new role of Group Sales Manager. More.

 

Katie Bridges has been appointed Nova Entertainment's Adelaide Sales Director. More.

 

Ryan Nicholls has joined Radio Goulburn as Eagle FM’s new breakfast host. More.

 

Adam Richardson is returning to 3AW and Magic 1278 as the Melbourne Sales Director. More.

 

Andy Robertson is now a Sales Account Director at Nova Entertainment. More.

 

The Edge's Emily Goddard is moving to co-host breakfast on Snow FM in the Snowy Mountains. More.

 

2GN breakfast host Craig Pritchard is now Program/Content Director for 2GN and Eagle FM. More.