Lee Abrams – Rock Radio SuperStar

Lee Abrams is one of the most influential thinkers in modern media.

Lee didn’t invent Rock Radio but he might as well have.

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John Parikhal – Lessons from a Master - Part 3

One of the most important principles I’ve learnt over the years is to surround yourself with smart people.

John Parikhal is very smart.

In Part 3 with Lessons from a Master with John Parikhal, we discuss the Product Pyramid and is it still relevant today? Greg get’s John’s perspective on the challenges and opportunities he see’s for radio in this world of social media.And how can radio today be more relevant to its listeners? 

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John Parikhal – Lessons from a Master - Part 2

One of the most important principles I’ve learnt over the years is to surround yourself with smart people.

John Parikhal is very smart.

In Part 2 with Lessons from a Master with John Parikhal, we step through some cases studies beyond positioning. Greg and John talk about the creation of the MIX format andsome of the key ingredients that programmers should keep in mind for making great radio.

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John Parikhal – Lessons from a Master

One of the most important principles I’ve learnt over the years is to surround yourself with smart people.

John Parikhal is very smart.

John has consulted to and researched for over 1000 companies - including media, entertainment, packaged goods, and internet/online companies - in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and South America.

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We Play More Music Than You Do

Using research to find out what’s really important to a music station’s target audience usually throws up ‘Plays a Lot of Music Without Interruptions’ as a top ranked issue, especially for the all-important heavy user.
 
This critical priority has set the scene for many radio stations to duke it out over who plays more music.

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Creating Clocks: The Lost Art Part 3

Creating perfect music clocks for your radio station is an art form. It combines strategy, tactics & creativity. It shouldn’t be rushed. It’s part of the blueprint in building a great radio station.

In some stations, creating clocks is becoming a lost art. I’ve attended many strategy meetings where clock creation is the last item on the agenda.  I’ve asked some prominent programmers to share their views on crafting great clocks. Early I spoke to U.S. Programmer Todd Wallace. and Eriks Celmins, next some Words of Wisdom from Guy Zapoleon and Kaizen Media's Dan Bradley.

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Creating Clocks: The Lost Art Part 2

Creating perfect music clocks for your radio station is an art form. It combines strategy, tactics & creativity. It shouldn’t be rushed. It’s part of the blueprint in building a great radio station.

In some stations, creating clocks is becoming a lost art. I’ve attended many strategy meetings where clock creation is the last item on the agenda.  I’ve asked some prominent programmers to share their views on crafting great clocks. Early I spoke to U.S. Programmer Todd Wallace. Next I talk to Managing Director of Third Wave Media, Eriks Celmins.

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Creating Clocks: The Lost Art?

Creating perfect music clocks for your radio station is an art form. It combines strategy, tactics & creativity. It shouldn’t be rushed. It’s part of the blueprint in building a great radio station.

In some stations, creating clocks is becoming a lost art. I’ve attended many strategy meetings where clock creation is the last item on the agenda.  It’s also the time that the GM & or the CEO tend to leave the meeting.

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An Insight into Jon Coleman: Part 3

In part 3 of  An Insight into Jon Coleman, Greg Smith asks Jon what advice he has for  PDs or Content Directors on how to get the best out of on-air talent. And what are some of the key ingredients that programmers should keep in mind for making great radio.

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An Insight into Jon Coleman: Part 2

In part 2 of  An Insight into Jon Coleman, we explore how Coleman Insights has been the innovator when it comes to media research worldwide. It will explore some of the common mistakes or false assumptions that programmers make and it will look at case studies & the strategies used to build ratings success. 

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Tasmanian Broadcasters has a vacancy for an Executive Producer for Tasmania Talks. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Grant Broadcasters are looking for an Assistant Content Director for the Sunshine Coast. Details.

 

 
 

Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Campaign Development Manager based in Melbourne. Details.

 
 
 
 
 

Smooth 91.5 has a vacancy for an Integration Project Manager. Details

 
 
 

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Chris Sewell is joining Wave FM Wollongong in June as their afternoon announcer/Social Media Guru.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Samantha Rose Spence is the new Executive Producer of Brisbane’s Nova 106.9’s Ash, Kip & Luttsy.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Tony Aldridge has been appointed as Content Director at i98FM Wollongong

 

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

Wellington Ratings

 

  NewstalkZB 15.2 (13.5) NZME
  The Breeze 9.3 (12.9) Mediaworks
  The Hits 6.3 (7.6) NZME
  ZM 8.0 (7.8) NZME
  The Sound 7.1 (5.1) Mediaworks
  The Rock 4.8 (6.7) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.0 (6.5) Mediaworks
  Coast 6.8 (6.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackeys Survey 2/2015)

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
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015
  • Xtra Research

Sydney Ratings

 

 

  2GB 11.8 (12.1) MRN
 ABC 702 9.9 (9.7) ABC
  WSFM 6.9 (8.1) ARN
  TRIPLE M 6.0 (6.7) SCA
 KIIS 1065 8.1(9.4) ARN
 smoothfm 95.3 7.7 (6.9) NE
 Nova 96.9 7.0(5.9)NE
 triple j6.7(7.8) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey  2/2016

 

Perth Ratings

  Mix 94.5 14.5 (13.8) SCA
  Nova 93.7 13.2 (13.7) NE
  96FM 8.6 (8.4) ARN
  triple j 11.0 (10.6) ABC
 ABC7209.7(9.7)ABC
  hit 929 10.2 (10.3) SCA
  6PR 7.0(7.6)MRN
  6IX 3.7 (3.6) CAP
         
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2016
 
 

 

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 16.0 (15.2) MRN
  ABC 774 9.5 (10.0) ABC
  Gold 8.1 (9.0) ARN
  Triple M 8.2 (7.2) SCA
  Fox FM 9.0 (8.3) SCA
  smooth935 7.4 (7.8) NE
  KIIS 101.1 5. (6.6) ARN
 Nova 100 6.2(6.2)NE
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2016
 

 

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 10.7 (11.7) NZME
  More FM 16.8 (14.3) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 10.2 (10.8) Mediaworks
  The Rock 8.3 (11.0) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.7 (7.4) Mediaworks
  The Sound 10.8 (9.2) Mediaworks
  The Hits 3.7 (4.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackets 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

 

 97.3FM14.3(13.8)ARN
 Nova 106.9 12.1(11.7)NE
 ABC61210.7(10.1) ABC
  4MMM 8.7 (9.7) SCA
 hit105.3 10.7(11.4) SCA
  4KQ 8.1 (8.0) ARN
  TRIPLE J 7.1 (7.0) ABC
  4BC 4.8 (5.4) MRN
 Magic 882 2.7(2.3) MRN
         
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2016
 
 

 

Auckland Ratings

  Newstalk ZB 13.6 (13.7) TRN
  Coast  8.8 (9.4) TRN
  The Edge 6.6 (6.6) Mediaworks
  The Sound 5.7 (5.7) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 7.1 (7.1) Mediaworks
  The Hits 5.7 (4.3) TRN
  ZM 4.7 (4.7) TRN
  Mai FM 6.8 (5.2) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 - In Bracket Survey 2/2014

Adelaide Ratings

 

  Mix 102.3 11.48 (11.4) ARN
 Nova 91.9 12.0 (11.5) NE
  FIVEaa 10.6 (9.2) NE
 ABC89111.4(12.3) ABC
  Cruise 7.4 (6.8) ARN
  Triple M 10.5 (11.5) SCA
  hit107 9.7 (10.9) SCA
 triple j 6.3 (6.8) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2016 (GfK)
 

 

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.23
0.82%
APN News & Media
APN
4.00
-10.31%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.925
2.21%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
0.930
-1.06%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.190
-5.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.68
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.930
-1.06%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.07
-0.93%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.03
-1.90%
Prime Media
PRT
0.310
0.00%

 
 
 

 

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