Jim Mortimer - SAFM 35 year reunion Part 3

Last September, a collection of some of the finest Australian radio minds celebrated the 35 year anniversary of SAFM as reported on Radio Today here

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, Jim walked us through the montage of archival audio he put together for the years 1980 – 1984 and 1984-1989.

Before we dive into the next audio montage – years 1990 – 1995, I asked Paul Thompson, what he recalls of the early days of SAFM.

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Jim Mortimer - SAFM 35 year reunion Part 2

Last September, a collection of some of the finest Australian radio minds celebrated the 35 year anniversary of SAFM as reported on Radio Today here

In Part 1 of this series, Jim walked us through the montage of archival audio he put together for the years 1980 – 1984.

Before we dive into the next audio montage – years 1985 – 1989, I asked Greg Smith, what he recalls of the early days of SAFM.

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Jim Mortimer - SAFM 35 year reunion Part 1

In September last year, a collection of some of the finest people and Australian radio minds celebrated the 35 year anniversary of SAFM as reported on Radio Today here

From all reports, the stories, the friendships, the crazy and creative antics, and the SAFM radio history flowed that night in September ... as it respectfully should have.

One story to emerge out of the evening was that a very clever and methodical production man had spent the best part of 2 decades collaborating air-checks and audio memorabilia and had painstakingly sorted through the boxes of archive tapes to produce a 3 part audio history of the station.

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like ...

Well the festive season is well and truly upon us. It’s that traditional time where your production rooms endeavour to have some creative fun with their sleigh SFX and Santa ho ho ho’s ...

Maybe the following audio mixes will inspire you to create something Festive to finish off 2015.

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Meet Chris Rieger – Grant Broadcasting Geelong.

 

Australia has an abundance of very talented radio professionals. None of us doubt that.

The skill diversity and experience of radio people is none more prevalent than in many of the regional towns and hubs across Australia.

Today we highlight Chris Rieger, senior creative writer at Grant Broadcasting in Geelong. Chris’s career and experience is wide and deep and in this short interview we the chance to learn more about Chris and hear some great wisdom from one very experienced writer and voice artist.

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Bob Peter's: Tour Of Duty

Bob Peters is one of the true gentlemen in our industry. His ‘tour of duty’ is not only impressive; it is confirmation of a very talented media broadcaster.

For me, Bob is one of the few people I wish I had worked with earlier in my career. His generosity, great attitude, and magnificent vocal pipes have been my pleasure to record, edit and re-flangelate in many promos and commercials in recent times.

It was a few years ago when I discovered Bob’s personal health battle that my respect and admiration for this man increased dramatically.

After recently reading a local newspaper story on Bob, I reached out and asked him politely if he would share some of his story with us.

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The many voices of Jane Ubrien

Jane Ubrien is undoubtedly one of Australia’s finest female voice over artists of the modern day. ‘Artist’ ... in the true sense of the word. She is an actor, an impersonator, a brand ambassador, a customer service agent (she is unbelievable to work with in a studio full of clients) and she is an entrepreneurial business woman.

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Profile of a Pro Voice Over: Jane Ubrien


I met Jane Ubrien back in Canberra when she was a copywriter and I was the cart boy.

Jane took her creative radio craziness from the pen, to the studio microphone which has enabled her to develop into one of this country’s finest female voice talents.

Another example of how radio breeds amazing talent.

Jane explains her journey and gives every budding Voice Over some great success tips.

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If you are going to get better, you have to push yourself. If you push yourself, you are going to fall.

If you are not falling, you’re not pushing. Falling is part of getting better.

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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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Perth Ratings

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 triple j 6.8 (8.1) ABC
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Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.24
0.81%
APN News & Media
APN
0.690
2.99%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.910
-0.55%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
0.830
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.200
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.65
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
1.03
0.98%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.10
4.76%
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NEC
1.17
0.00%
Prime Media
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1.54%

 

 
 
 

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