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Authentic Entertainment's new division

They are behind the likes of Take 40, Vevo, Live at the Chapel, My Generation and The Hot Hits and they continue to redefine their position to the market.

Authentic Entertainmenthas now created a new Brand Partnerships division. It’s a content-marketing team with the purpose of developing new solutions to connect brands with consumers through music and entertainment.

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Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 16:00 Category: What's New

SCA forecast 18-20% revenue decline

Southern Cross Austereo has held their AGM this morning with some notable occurences.

The most critical being the shareholder vote in favour of accepting the remuneration report. The company was in the position of a board spill were the report to to be adversely received for the second year running under the Corporations Act "2-strikes policy", however this was averted when shareholders overwhelmingly accepted the report.

However shareholders were less happy with the financial results, with CEO Rhys Holleran amending the guidance for the company to reflect a more pessimistic outlook. Holleran said:

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Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:00 Category: What's New

Teens Switch Off Radio!

Radio is losing the battle with teen listeners. A recent US study has showed that only 16% of teens listen to radio.

Pandora was actually higher than radio for the first time at 18% and MP3’s including iPod, iTunes and downloaded music was 42%.

 

 

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Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:00 Category: What's New

Fairfax/Ten consider merger

A potential merger between Fairfax and Network Ten appears to be under consideration following a meeting between Fairfax CEO Greg Hywood, CFO David Housego, CIO Andrew Lam-Po-Tang and Ten's CEO Hamish McLennan (pictured).

The Australian is reporting the group met in Sydney last week to discuss a potential merger of the two publicly listed groups.

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 12:00 Category: What's New

Amos & Dani - welcomed to hit107

hit107 hit the ground running this morning at 8am with the official on-air launch of SCA’s new brand. You can hear the launch audio here.

It also saw the debut of the new breakfast team of Amos & Dani.

The launch audio had the guys arriving at the station with some “friendly” welcomes from the staff and management team. The theme “Don’t stuff it up”

The standout… was possibly Adelaide Group CD Irene Hulme saying :  “I’m your real boss…. you’ve got 3 months”.

You can hear Amos & Dani  first couple of breaks below. “This is a pretty big deal for me”, Danni said in her first break with Amos.

SCA called in their star power as well with Hamish & Andy dropping by.

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 10:00 Category: What's New

45 minutes into hit107.. what we know

SAFM was seen as “daggy, conservative and little too safe”, Craig Bruce told RadioToday last week.

SCA have turned the old station on its head with hit107.

Here is what we know so far....

 

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 09:30 Category: What's New

hit107 – the launch

After 34 years on the Adelaide radio dial SAFM is gone forever.

At 8am Adelaide, a new era launched with hit107

Targeting young women in their 20s with a promise of ‘playful, social and colourful’ radio. 

Hear the launch audio:

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 08:00 Category: What's New

Hamish & Andy reveal their 2015 plans

“…we are in negotiations with SCA to perhaps do a breakfast slot next year”, Andy

Hamish & Andy have finally revealed their plans for 2015 and what better forum than the industries night of nights, the ACRAs. The industry has been abuzz with speculation of what H&A are planning for the New Year, so they laid it all out Saturday night.

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 07:00 Category: What's New

“There’s no excuse” for not being no. 1.”

Kyle says he is to blame for Kiis 1065 losing the Number 1 spot in breakfast to stable mates Jonesy & Amanda.

Over the weekend he has come clean saying “There’s no excuse” for not being no. 1.”

 

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Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00 Category: What's New

ARN Celebrate ACRA Wins

ARN are first out the gate celebrating their wins at last night ACRAs

ARN congratulated WS FM’s Jonesy & Amanda on being named Metropolitan Best On-Air Team FMBut the celebrations didn’t stop there for the WSFM team with Jonesy & Amanda’s Executive Producer, Laura Viglino, winning the Best Show Producer (Entertainment/Music) award and Jonesy & Amanda taking home Best Syndicated Program for their national weekly show My Generation produced by Authentic Entertainment.

 Of the huge win, Amanda said: "This tops off an amazing year for our station and show as we celebrate our best year ever.”

 

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Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 09:00 Category: What's New

Contacts & Connections

Put together 4 of the Industry’s leading Executive Producers of some of radio’s biggest shows and you’ve got yourself a pretty in-depth insight into their lives, how they do their jobs and a bunch of tips in dealing with talent.

Who are we talking about?

 

 

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Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:00 Category: What's New

Phil O'Neil returns to 2MMM

Phil O'Neil, the original Hot 30 host on the Today Network, will return to Sydney from December.

Since leaving the Today Network, Phil has spent time with Nova 969, in the UK, Triple M Adelaide and Triple M Sydney on both Nights and Breakfast.

Most recently he has been doing Mornings on Triple M Brisbane. Now, with Anthony Maroon's departure from Triple M Sydney to focus on his career as an NRL commentator, Phil will return to Sydney to host Mornings.
 

Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 08:00 Category: What's New

 

3AW Melbourne has a vacancy for a Breakfast Producer. Details.

 

 

Nova 96.9 Sydney has a role available for a Breakfast Audio Producer. Details.

 

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

 

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

 

Power FM in Nowra has a vacancy for an Announcer. Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Journalist based in Canberra. Details.

 

Authentic Entertainment has a role for a Head of Campaign Activations available.  Details

 

Fresh 92.7 Adelaide are looking for a Breakfast Show.  Details.

 

Ella Hooper has co-hosted her last Australian Top 40 with SCA. She is focussing on her new solo music project

Ali Clarke is back and has joined joined the on-air team at FIVEaa. She is presenting Sunday afternoons on the station.

 

Deborah Leavitt has been appointed to the position of RN Manager at ABC Radio.
Since March she has been acting manager.

 

Star FM Gippsland has launched a new breakfast show, hosted by Brad Guy and Amanda Angiolino

Dr Nikki Goldstein has joined Labby and Stav on b105 while Abby Coleman is on maternity leave.

 

 

SAFM breakfast Hayley Pearson and Michael Beveridge are leaving the station. Michael is staying with SCA, while Hayley focuses on her family.

 

Sam Coward and Lynda Edmunds are Hot 91's new Breakfast team. 

 

After five years as the station’s chief football caller - 3AW Football’s Brian Taylor has called his final game for the station.

 

Mike Cass is leaving his role as Assistant Group Program Director and Nova 100 Program Director to return to the UK.

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

 

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 13.0 (13.8) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 11.5 (11.7) NovaEnt
3 ABC612 11.5 (10.8) ABC
4Triple M9.69.1) SCA
5 B105 8.6 (9.4) SCA
6triple j8.4(7,5) ABC
7 4KQ 7.6 (8.0) ARN
8 Magic882 5.4 (5.0) Fairfax
9 4BC 4.1 (4.4) Fairfax
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014
  • GfK

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 13.6 (14.2) SCA
2 Nova 93.713.6 (12.4) NovaEnt
3 96FM 10.7 (10.7) Fairfax
4ABC72010.1(10.0) ABC
5 triple j 9.7 (10.3) ABC
6 6PR 9.6 (10.2) Fairfax
7 92.9 7.4 (8.0) 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 15.2 (15.9) ARN
2ABC891 12.2(10.9) ABC
3Nova 91.9 11,8(10.4)NovaEnt
4 FIVEaa 11.1 (11.4) NovaEnt
5 Triple M 9.1 (9.2) SCA
6SAFM8.5(8.0) SCA
7 Cruise 1323 7.8 (8.7) ARN
8 triple j 6.2 (7.1) ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014
  • 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 13.6 (13.9) Fairfax
ABC 774 11.0 (11.7) ABC
Fox FM 7.8 (7,8) SCA
Gold 7.6(7.2)ARN
Nova 100 7.3(6.8)NovaEnt
Triple M7.1(7.6) SCA
smoothfm 91.5 6.4 (6.6) NovaEnt
Mix 101.1 5.8 (6.2) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
0.865
-6.49%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.790
-1.86%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.13
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.280
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.770
0.65%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.42
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.225
2.27%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.58
0.64%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
6.42
-4.04%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.00
2.31%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.885
-0.56%