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Jonesy and Amanda’s Red Carpet Strategy.

Jonesy had some “issues” walking up the ACRAs Red Carpet in 2013.

You could barely walk up the red carpet, it was awful”, Amanda Keller.

For the 2014 ACRAs, Jonesy has mapped out in his words, “a detailed accurate model of how it is going to be on the night”.

It accounts for paparazzi and famous people, amongst others. Video below. 

How will you Walk the Red Carpet

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Published on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:00 Category: ACRAs

Entries about to close for ACRAs 2014

Entries are about to close for the 2014 Australian Commercial Radio Awards.

This year they will be held on October 18th in Melbourne.

In the last two years the Best FM On Air Team awards went to Kyle & Jackie O (2013) and WSFM's Jonesy & Amanda (2012) while last year 3AW's Ross & John took home the Best AM On Air Team ACRA.

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Published on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 19:30 Category: ACRAs

Entries open for ACRAs

Entries are now open for the 2014 Australian Commercial Radio Awards.

This year they will be held on October 18th in Melbourne.

In the last two years the Best FM On Air Team awards went to Kyle & Jackie O (2013) and WSFM's Jonesy & Amanda (2012) while last year 3AW's Ross & John took home the Best AM On Air Team ACRA.

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Published on Sunday, 16 March 2014 09:00 Category: ACRAs

What impressed the ACRA judges - Pt 2

Over our 4 weeks of ACRA's Finalists Fever, we featured a whole bunch of those of you nominated for a trophy.

During 'the fever' we had access to the audio entries from the ACRA winners, so we thought it'd be kinda cool to have a listen to what impressed the judges in a number of categories.

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Published on Sunday, 13 October 2013 16:00 Category: ACRAs

dmg/SCA first to spread news of ACRA's success

DMG Radio and Southern Cross Austereo are the first to wake from their post ACRA's celebrations and send out press releases.

Here's what they are saying about the night.

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Published on Sunday, 13 October 2013 12:40 Category: ACRAs

What impressed the ACRA judges - Pt 1

Over our 4 weeks of ACRA's Finalists Fever, we featured a whole bunch of those of you nominated for a trophy.

During 'the fever' we had access to the audio entries from the ACRA winners, so we thought it'd be kinda cool to have a listen to what impressed the judges in a number of categories.

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Published on Sunday, 13 October 2013 12:15 Category: ACRAs

Red Carpet video from the ACRA's

Commercial Radio Australia filmed this video on the red carpet of the ACRA's last night. Watch everyone arrive for the big night and hear chats with Nova's Fitzy & Wippa, 2Day FM's Kyle & Jackie O, WSFM's Jonesy & Amanda, 3AW's Neil Mitchell, host Charlie Pickering and lots more.

Published on Sunday, 13 October 2013 10:34 Category: ACRAs

Networks share awards at ACRA's

The winners of the Australian Commercial Radio Awards have been announced tonight at the Royal Convention Centre in Brisbane.

The winners were spread across the networks, with Southern Cross Austereo, Fairfax, DMG and ARN all sharing some major awards.

In the metropolitan category;

The winner of the Best On-Air Team (FM) was 2Day FM's Kyle & Jackie O, the fourth time they have won the award, and it comes on the heels of the show winning their 50th consecutive ratings survey (FM) in September.

The Best On-Air Team (AM) was Ross Stevenson and John Burns from 3AW in Melbourne, the second time they have won the award. Their show is #1 with twice the share of any other commercial station in the market.

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Published on Saturday, 12 October 2013 23:59 Category: ACRAs

Kevin Blyton joins Hall of Fame

One of Australia's most respected radio owners, Kevin Blyton, has been inducted into the Commercial Radio Hall of Fame tonight at the 2013 ACRA's.

The award recognises outstanding lifetime achievement, and contribution to the radio industry.

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Published on Saturday, 12 October 2013 23:59 Category: ACRAs

Merrick meme from conference

Well it didn't take long.

This photo (right) of Merrick Watts at the Radio Conference as part of Radio Today's Brutal Truth panel session was published on the site yesterday.

We've been emailed by someone whose name shall remain withheld an amusing meme, which we've published below.

Check it out, and let us know if you've got a better caption in the comments below.

Or, if you have a better meme, send it to us here.

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Published on Saturday, 12 October 2013 19:10 Category: ACRAs

 

Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for an Ideas Director based in Melbourne. Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for an Assistant Content Director based in Sydney. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment are looking for Casual Announcers for Nova 96.9 Sydney. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Breakfast Announcer based in Albury. Details.

 

 

The Barefoot Investor has a vacancy for a Head of Content based in Melbourne. Details.

 

96.5 Wave FM has a vacancy for an On-Air Personality/Image Producer in Wollongong. Details.

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a Direct Sales Account Manager based in Perth.  Details

 

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2EC and Power FM in Bega are looking for a Radio Journalist. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a Content Solutions Executive based in Sydney.Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters have a role for a Sales Manager at Mix 104.9 & Hot 100 in Darwin.  Details.

 

Radio Release has a vacancy for a Release Coordinator based in Melbourne. Details.

 

 

97.3 Coast FM and 6MM in Mandurah have a vacancy for their Talent Bank.Details.

 

91.9 Fresh FM has a vacancy for a Station Manager based in Gladstone. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer at Hot FM Townsville. Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Show Image Producer based in Sydney. Details.

 

Jodie Williams is set to join Triple Z in Lismore, NSW.

Beth Krapljanov has landed  her first full-time job in radio at Spirit FM in Broome. Beth recently attended Central Institute of Technology in Perth.

 

Cheryl Lardner has moved to Melbourne and joined ARN as Sales Manager of Mix 101.1.

Catherine Sligar is leaving her post at Radio Release® after a nine month stint as Release Coordinator.

 

Kenny Williams has joined the team at Hitz 939 Bundaberg as Music Director and Drive Announcer.

 

 

Lee Stamps has joined KRock Geelong as their new Drive Announcer and Music Director.

 

Brendan Egan has moved and been promoted to a new role with Grant Broadcasters as a Network Producer in their Hub operations. 

 

Andrew ‘Dunks’ Dunkerley is returning to the position of Program Director with Snow FM and 2XL.

 

Peter Samios is taking up a position as content director at Star FM Dubbo. He was with 2SM in production.

 

Josh Olek is on the move from Snow FM Jindabyne to do nights and production at Wave FM in Wollongong.

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 15.0 (17.1)* SCA
2 Hot Tomato 13.9 (12.3)* HT
3 Sea FM 8.8 (10.9)* SCA
4 triple j 7.6 (8.0)* ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 6.6 (5.6)* ABC
6 ABC612 4.2 (4.7)* ABC
7 4RN 2.7 (3.0)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * previous survey

 

Brisbane Ratings

1 97.3FM 13.8 (15.3) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 11.7 (11.6) NovaEnt
3 ABC612 10.8 (9.2) ABC
4 B105 9.4 (10.1) SCA
5 Triple M 9.1 (9.3) SCA
6 4KQ 8.0 (7.3) ARN
7 triple j 7.5 (7,2) ABC
8 Magic882 5.0 (5.2) Fairfax
9 4BC 4.4 (4.9) Fairfax
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 5/2014
  • GfK

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 14.2 (15.1) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 12.4 (11.8) NovaEnt
3 96FM 10.7 (11.1) Fairfax
4 triple j 10.3 (9.7) ABC
5 6PR 10.2 (9.0) Fairfax
6 ABC720 10.0 (10.6) ABC
7 92.9 8.0 (9,3) SCA
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 5/2014
  • 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 (16.1)* SCA
2 ABC1233 11.1 (12.0)* ABC
3 triple j 10.8 (11.2)* ABC
4 2HD 10.3 (8.8)* BOG
5 NXFM 9.7 (10.3)* SCA
6 New FM 9.3 (8.4)* BOG
7 Classic FM 4.7 (5.1)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * GfK  Survey 1/2014

 

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 15.9 (16.3) ARN
2 FIVEaa 11.4 (10.6) NovaEnt
3 ABC891 10.9 (10.8) ABC
4 Nova 91.9 10.4 (10.8) NovaEnt
5 Triple M 9.2 (9.1) SCA
6 Cruise 1323 8.7 (8.5) ARN
7 SAFM 8.0 (6.8) SCA
8 triple j 7.1 (7.6) SCA
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 5/2014
  • GfK

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

3AW 13.9 (12.8) Fairfax
ABC 774 11.7 (13.1) ABC
Fox FM 7.8 (7,2) SCA
Triple M 7.6 (7.6) SCA
Gold 7.2 (7.6) ARN
Nova 100 6.8 (6.7) NovaEnt
smoothfm 91.5 6.6 (6.7) NovaEnt
Mix 101.1 6.2 (7.1) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 5/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.02
-0.97%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.820
0.00%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.11
-0.89%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.280
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.830
-1.19%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.45
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.260
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.67
2.77%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.00
-0.71%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.05
0.99%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.940
-1.57%