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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.

Read more...

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

4 weeks of ACRA's Finalists Fever 2013 #17

There are thousands of hard-working, dedicated and amazingly creative people throughout the radio industry - and every year a small fraction of those people make the short list as a finalist in the ACRA’s.

4 weeks of ACRA's Finalists Fever - where we've been counting down the days to the big event by profiling the finalists across all categories.

Tonight is the big night, here are the last few finalists we'll feature before the awards begin. Below, we feature a best music special finalist, 2 ads that are up for an ACRA, and we start by chatting with Nova 96.9's Promotions Director Shaun Heron.

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Published on Saturday, 12 October 2013 15:30 Category: ACRAs

 

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

 

The Capital Radio Network has a vacancy for a News Director based in Canberra. Details.

 

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

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer in Mt Gambier. Details.

 

4 People Media in Melbourne are looking for a National Sales Account Executive. Details.

 

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

 

 

Channel 7’s Paul Burt joins 4BC.

 

 

Colin Taylor is set to become the new General Manager of Grant Broadcasters 7HO Hobart.

 

SCA CFO Peter Lewis has resigned from his post after one month with the company.

 

Paul Bartlett is now GM at Grant Broadcasters at Launceston’s LAFM and Chilli FM

4BU and Hitz939 have welcomed Natasha Dean Jones as their new Journalist and Presenter,

 

Michael Moffee Moffett is the new PD at 2ST/POWER FM/ Hot Country 

Scotty McLaren is the new CD for Grant Broadcasters Hot 100 and MIX 104.9 in Darwin.

 

Mike Crothers from SCA is set to join the ranks at RCS Australia as their new General Manager.

 

Dean Buchanan  has been appointed as Managing Director of TRN New Zealand.

 

Gemma Fordham (formerly O’Neill) has been appointed TRN Chief Content Officer.

 

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 15.3 (13.9) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 11.6 (12.8) NovaEnt
3 B105 10.1 (10.6) SCA
4 Triple M 9.3 (8.6) SCA
5 ABC612 9.2 (9.2) ABC
6 4KQ 7.3 (6.8) ARN
7 triple j 7.2 (8.0) ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • GfK

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 15.1 (14.5) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 11.8 (11.4) NovaEnt
3 96FM 11.1 (10.6) Fairfax
4 ABC720 10.6 (11.0) ABC
5 triple j 9.7 (11.7) ABC
6 92.9 9.3 (8.5) SCA
7 6PR 9.0 (7.9) Fairfax
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • 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 16.3 (16.7) ARN
=2 Nova 91.9 10.8 (11.7) NovaEnt
=2 ABC891 10.8 (10.7) ABC
3 FIVEaa 10.6 (11.3) NovaEnt
4 Triple M 9.1 (9.4) SCA
5 Cruise 1323 8.5 (7.9) ARN
6 triple j 7.6 (6.8) SCA
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014
  • 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

1 ABC 774 13.1 (12.3) ABC
2 3AW 12.8 (12.5) Fairfax
=3 Gold 7.6 (8.8) ARN
=3 Triple M 7.6 (6.9) SCA
4 Fox FM 7.2 (6.9) SCA
5 Mix 101.1 7.1 (7.1) ARN
=6 Nova 100 6.7 (6.9) NovaEnt
=6 smoothfm 91.5 6.7 (6.9) NovaEnt
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.17
3.54%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.905
-1.09%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.18
1.72%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.760
-1.30%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.45
-0.68%
Ten Network
TEN
0.260
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
2.03
-0.49%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.73
-0.13%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.13
0.00%
Prime Media Group
PRT
1.03
0.98%