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Ask the Expert: is the ‘dual role’ jock obsolete ?

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

The experts this time are a selection of metro Programmers.

And here's the question....

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Published on Friday, 26 April 2013 06:00 Category: Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts: to F10 or not to F10

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

The experts this time are a selection of metro Programmers and Music Directors.

And here's the question....

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Published on Thursday, 27 September 2012 06:00 Category: Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts - the 12 second talk break

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

The experts this time are a selection of music announcers from Sydney & Melbourne.

In Dan Bradley’s recent article, 1+1+1= ? (read here), he talked about the need for music announcers to understand their role. He talked about the ability to do tight breaks as being one important component of the announcers 'tool kit'. He said;

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Published on Friday, 31 August 2012 08:22 Category: Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts - how long to stay in one spot ?

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

The experts this time are in HR and Management from various markets and companies across Australia.

Your question....

“Some people stay at the same place for up to 50 years, while other people have moved 50 times in their career.

 Too long at one place could make you stale, but chopping and changing all the time shows no "staying power". 
What's the ideal length of time to work at the same station?”

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Published on Tuesday, 28 August 2012 08:00 Category: Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts - why is imaging important today?

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

The experts this time around include some of the biggest names in radio production, not only in Australia but from around the world.

Your question....

"As someone who is relatively new to radio, and have a major interest in production, I wondered what your experts see as the main reasons why ‘imaging’ is important these days."

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Published on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 23:26 Category: Ask the Experts

Wanna 'Ask the Experts'?

Radio Today's 'Ask the Experts' is where we pose your questions to a revolving group of industry experts. As always, if there's a question you want to ask (and you can remain anonymous if you like), shoot it through to us here.

This weeks experts are Craig Bruce from SCA, Duncan Campbell from ARN, Irene Hulme from DMG and David Kidd from MRN.

To this week's question;

'I am an announcer in a mid-size, but un-rated, regional market. I desperately want to make it to metro, but all the big gigs seem to go to reality tv stars, or people who already have a profile in the capital cities. Is there still a career path for regional jocks (music or talk) to make it to capital city gigs?

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Published on Sunday, 12 August 2012 19:00 Category: Ask the Experts

 

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

 

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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.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

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
1.04
1.96%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.850
2.41%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.17
-1.26%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.300
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.795
2.58%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.38
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.200
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.28
4.90%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
5.55
2.59%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.68
0.00%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.875
-2.23%