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Customer service wins every time

Recently I was away in a regional town staying in a local motel. There was nothing out of the ordinary and special about this motel until the day I went to check out.

That was when I was confronted with one of the best personalised customer service ideas I’d ever encountered.

 

 

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Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 06:00 Category: Daryl Missen

Young Guns - The next Era of Radio production is here

The next Era of Radio production is here.

For many years I have been giving props and endeavouring to highlight talented people within the radio production fraternity.

In 2008 I set up a not-for-profit blog called RadioPromoTips.com, specifically to help connect and encourage more communication within the audio leadership group.

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Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 14:00 Category: Daryl Missen

When life hands you lemon winners…

I have an incredible amount of respect for David Post. For many years, he has inspired me with his audio editing creativity.

Postie, is the Senior audio pro and breakfast producer for Jonesy & Amanda at WSFM.

He writes:

“Just a bit of fun. When life hands you lemon winners… make some Peter Sumner lemonade! Our voice guy is terrific :o)”

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Published on Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:30 Category: Daryl Missen

Some of the best radio ads you'll ever hear

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

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for a News Editor for 2ST/Power FM in Nowra. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment are looking for Announcers for their talent bank at Nova 96.9 in Sydney. Details.

 

 

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for Sales Staff based in Cairns. Details.

 

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C91.3 Campbelltown has a role for a Sales Manager available. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Copywriter/Announcer in the Riverland, SA. Details.

 

2BH and HILL FM in Broken Hill are looking for a Production Whiz / Announcer. Details.

 

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a Creative Writer based in Melbourne.Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer / Music Director for Sea FM in Gosford. Details.

 

River 94.9 FM in South East Queensland has a vacancy for a Breakfast Personality. Details.

 

Ross Turner is leaving 7HOFM Hobart after 3 years to become CD at HOT91/Zinc on the Sunshine Coast.

Peter Yiamarelos is heading back to Australia to be the new Content Director of SEAFM and 2GO FM on the Central Coast. 

 

Phil Bradley is the new Group Content Director for SCA in Hobart

 

Brisbane's Magic 882 Ian Keenan  is making the move from Mornings and will host the Breakfast show on the station.

 

Matty White is moving back to Triple M Sydney to be the Assistant Content Director and Head of NRL Football .

 

Aaron Rich is now on FOX FM Melbourne Mornings for 2015. Aaron has jumped from Nova.

Tim Wong-See is back at Nova Entertainment doing late nights on Nova nationwide.

Mike Byrne is heading back to Newcastle to be the Group Content Director for SCA’s NX and KO FM..

 

Rod Maldon is heading to New Zealand and joining NZME as Assistant Content Director of ZM nationwide.

Brodie Green has been appointed as Night Imaging Producer for Smallzy’s Surgery.

 

 

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 14.3 (15.0)* SCA
2 Hot Tomato 14.1 (13.9)* HT
3 Sea FM 9.5 (8.8)* SCA
4 triple j 9.4 (7.6)* ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 6.7 (6.6)* ABC
6 ABC612 3.3 (4.2)* ABC
7 ABC FM 2.9 (2.2)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2014
  • * previous survey

 

Brisbane Ratings

1 Nova 106.9 13.5 12.9) NovaEnt
2 97.3FM 12.3 (13.0) ARN
3 B105 9.7 (9.0) SCA
4 Triple M 8.8 (8.7) SCA
5 triple j 9.0 (8.0) ABC
6 ABC612 8.5 (9,4) ABC
7 4KQ 7.1 (7.5) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (GfK)

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 13.8 (14.5) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 12.6 (13.5) NovaEnt
3 triple j 11.0 (10.4) ABC
4 96FM 10.2 (9.4) Fairfax
5 ABC720 9.6 (9.6) ABC
6 92.9 8.2 (8.4) SCA
7 6PR 7.3 (8.5) Fairfax
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (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 15.3 (15.3)* SCA
2 ABC1233 11.9 (11.1)* ABC
3 NXFM 11.6 (9.7)* SCA
4 New FM 10.0 (9.3)* BOG
5 triple j 9.9 (10.8)* ABC
6 2HD 9.8 (10.3)* BOG
7 Classic FM 3.9 (4.7)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, GfK Survey 3/2014

 

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 15.5 (14.6) ARN
2 FIVEaa 11.4 11.2) NovaEnt
3 Nova 91.9 11.2 (11.8) NovaEnt
4 ABC891 10.0 (11.3) ABC
6 hit107 8.1 (8.3) SCA
7 Cruise 1323 8.1 (7.6) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (GfK)
  • hit107 on-air Oct 20, was SAFM

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 

Company Stock ID Price Change
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.05
0.00%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.900
3.45%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.07
-6.96%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.300
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.810
1.25%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.38
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.200
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.31
3.15%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
5.13
-1.54%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.77
6.63%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.805
-2.42%