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Ask the Experts: 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

Higher Or Lower - the Hamish & Andy Pay Poll

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Commercial Scheduler based in Sydney. Details.

 

Wave FM in Wollongong has a vacancy for a Radio Journalist. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Direct Client Executive in Sydney. Details.

 

Sunshine Coast Hot 91.1 and Zinc 96.1 has a vacancy for a Content Director and Announcer  Details.

 

AFTRS in Sydney are looking for a Radio Lecturer. Details.

 

 

 

Stagetec Media Group has a vacancy for a Level 1 Support Engineer based in Sydney. Details.

 

The Hits 90.1 in Wellington has a vacancy for a Local Afternoon Annoucer. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

96Five has a vacancy for a Journalist based in Brisbane.  Details

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Broadcast Tecnician.Details.

 

NZME has a vacancy for an Assistant Content Director for The Hits Auckland. Details.

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a News Director for 4BC and Magic 882 in Brisbane. Details.

 

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Video Producer based in Melbourne. Details.

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a Senior Journalist based in Brisbane. Details.

 

102.9 Hot Tomato on the Gold Coast has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Executive Producer on a Maternity Leave Contract. Details.

 

NZME has a vacancy for a Head of Digital Media based in Auckland.Details.

 

Stagetec Media Group are looking for Casual Engineers based in Sydney. Details.

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Senior Network Support Engineer. Details.

 

SCA are looking for a General Manager in Albany  Details.

 

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Merrick Watts is returning to the Triple M Network to head up a new drive show in 2015.

AFTRS Graduate Brendan Leggett will be moving to 2EC Bega to work as a  Drive Announcer/Production.

 

Stacey Skaro, 2UE’s Agency Sales Manager for Sydney, has resigned from the Fairfax Radio Network. .

 

Hughesy & Kate will take over the national Drive show on the network ARN Network from January 2015..

 

3AW and Magic 1278 General Manager Shane Healy is leaving the network November 14.

Sean Craig Murphy is joining Triple M as Assistant CD and Creative Content Specialist.

 

After 15 years with 2UE, Greg ‘Brandy’ Alexander is finishing up fulltime with the station to focus on his NRL commitments.

 

Karen Halligan is joining SCA for the newly created role of National Commercial and Operations Director

 

AFTRS Graduate Claire Humphery will be moving to the Snowy Mountains to take on an announcing and production role at Snow Fm. 

 

Brian Taylor is returning to Triple M for the 2015 footy season and will head up a revitalised Sunday line-up. 

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 97.3FM 13.0 (13.0) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 12.9 (11.5) NovaEnt
3 ABC612 9.4 (11.5) ABC
4B1059.0(8.6)SCA
5Triple M8.7(9.6) SCA
6triple j8.0(8.4) ABC
7 4KQ 7.5 (7.6) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 7/2014 (GfK)

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 14.5 (13.6) SCA
2 Nova 93.713.5 (13.6) NovaEnt
3triple j 10.4(9.7) ABC
4ABC720 9.6(10.1) ABC
5 96FM 9.4 (10.7) Fairfax
6 6PR 8.5 (9.6) Fairfax
7 92.9 8.4 (7.4) SCA
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 7/2014 (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
3NXFM 11.6(9.7)* SCA
4New FM10.0(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 14.6 (15.2) ARN
2ABC891 11.3(12.2) ABC
3Nova 91.9 11.8(11.8)NovaEnt
4 FIVEaa 11,2 (11.1) NovaEnt
5 Triple M 9.0 (9.1) SCA
6hit107/SAFM8.3(8.5) SCA
7 Cruise 1323 7.6 (7.8) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 7/2014 (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 

Melbourne Ratings

1 3AW 12.2 (13.6) Fairfax
2 ABC 774 11.6 (11.0) ABC
3 Fox FM 8.5 (7,8) SCA
4Nova 100 7.8(7.3)NovaEnt
5Gold 7.2(7.6)ARN
6smoothfm 91.5 7.2(6.4)NovaEnt
7Triple M6.7(7.1) SCA
8 Mix101.1 6.0 (5.8) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 7/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.00
0.00%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.755
-1.95%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.11
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.300
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.740
0.68%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.33
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.270
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.65
-2.08%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
5.92
-0.34%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.02
-0.98%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.860
0.00%