Hamish & Andy quit radio

Southern Cross Austereo's Hamish & Andy have announced that they will quit radio at the end of 2017.

They made the announcement at the end of their show this afternoon, their last for the year, saying that following 2017 they will focus on television.

Hamish said:

"It’s a funny thing to call it a year out, it feels a bit like we’re making a big deal about dessert when we haven’t finished eating our entrees yet. For whatever reason there’s so much speculation about whether we’re leaving radio.


Gold celebrate in Footscray

Following Gold 104.3's 'Suburban Soundtrack' promotion, the event  was held last night at Back Alley Sally's in Footscray for the party.

Diesel played live, with a host of celebs making an appearance at the event.

See the background to the tactic here.


Happy Christmas from Fitzy & Wippa!

Nova Sydney's Fitzy & Wippa and Qantas yesterday flew one hundred deserving families and individuals in need of some festive cheer on a Christmas themed day trip to the world famous Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast.

The passengers were personally selected over the past two weeks as Fitzy & Wippa called for nominations across Sydney seeking families who have been doing it tough in the lead up to the holiday period and could well do with a happy day out.


ABC to face legal action over branding change

With the ABC's recent announcement that it will rebrand it's ABC Local Radio stations away from a frequency branding to a city branding, that is in Brisbane for example, 612 ABC will become ABC Radio Brisbane, the Adelaide market has posed a challenge.

The long-standing community station 'Radio Adelaide' has said it wil ltake legal action to prevent 891 ABC from branding as 'ABC Radio Adelaide'.


Blakey returns to FIVEaa

Jon BlakeFIVEaa announced today that Jon Blake will rejoin the FIVEaa on air team next year in Breakfast with David & Will, and hosting his own one-hour show each night from 7-8pm.

‘Blakey’ said; 


Nova 969 announce Summer Brekky show

Nova 969 have announced that Greg Burns and Zoe Sheridan will host the Summer Breakfast program

Sheridan and Burns previously hosted Breakfast in the out of survey 'Spring Break' period, along with Jonathon Moran from the Daily Telegraph, who will again join them on the show.


Triple M links with V8's for 2017

Southern Cross Austereo has signed a five year exclusive radio partnership with Supercars Australia to promote the sport through the Triple M Network.

SCA’s CEO Grant Blackley said it was excited to partner with one of Australia’s leading sports.

“Supercars is one of the most important and influential sports in Australia and is absolutely aligned with our core fan base on Triple M. This partnership allows Triple M to serve our audience with pre-race interviews, live updates throughout each race and review each race with the best experts in the business.


Stanton moves from Canada to the US

Ronnie StantonAustralian programmer Ronnie Stanton will join Alpha Media in the United States as VP/Programming.

Ronnie will oversee the Rock, Classic Rock, Alternative, Oldies and Classic Hits formats, and assume the PD role of Alpha Media's two stations in San Jose - Hot AC formatted KBAY, and AC formatted KEZR.

Ronnie moves to the US after having been VP/Programming for Corus Entertainment in Canada, and previously having worked in Australia with Nova 100 Melbourne, Hot 91 Sunshine Coast and K-Rock Geelong.


Liam auctions his car to a Fresh listener

With Fresh Adelaide’s Ben and Liam moving to Sydney for their new role as Triple J Breakfast presenters in 2017, Liam Stapleton decided he wanted to pay back the station that gave them a start in radio.

As he had to sell his car for the move Liam took bids from listeners on his 1998 Ford Laser during the Fresh breakfast show this week.


ZM's Jase & PJ kidnap Mike Hosking's vacuum cleaner

Last week, a very heated war went down between Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking and a number of other radio announcers around the NZME building in Auckland, and it was all about Hosking's vacuum cleaner.

Turns out 'The Hosk' is pretty protective of his favourite cleaning device, so the ZM Drive Show "Jase and PJ" stole it, leading to a savage response from Mike Hosking himself.


Macquarie launch Summer Wellness Series

Macquarie Media has announced a 'Summer Series' of their national health program "The House of Wellness", which is integrated content with their commercial partner Chemist Warehouse.


Rhema relaunches as Salt on the Sunny Coast

Sunshine Coast Christian radio station Rhema FM has relaunched as Salt106.5.

Salt106.5’s new CEO, Phil Gray said,

“The station is a new kind of radio station in that its ‘not just for Christians’ (as it was), it’s a station that is focused on our community and positive family values! 


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