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ONJ joins smoothfm

Olivia Newton-John is set to host her own weekend show on smoothfm from this Sunday.

Rohan Brown, smoothfm Program Director said: "Since we launched smoothfm almost two years ago we knew Olivia was the perfect fit for the station. She’s an Australian icon and an inspirational woman who has achieved incredible things in her life. We are humbled that someone of her stature has agreed to come on board to host her own show."


Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 09:50 Category: What's New

WSFM drop Classic Hits for Pure Gold

The team at WSFM in Sydney have been busy in the lead up to the Easter break by developing a rebrand for the station.

They will be dropping the 'Classic Hits' positioning statement, also being used by Gold 104.3 (Melbourne), 4KQ (Brisbane) and Cruise 1323 (Adelaide), and will start using 'Pure Gold' instead.


Published on Sunday, 20 April 2014 15:01 Category: What's New

Alex Agishev (Dean) joins ARN Dubai

The Arabian Radio Network (ARN), who operate 9 radio stations in the United Arab Emirates, have appointed Australian programmer Alex Agishev as Head of Programming for Virgin Dubai.

Agishev, better known in Australia as Alex Dean, had a long career in Australian radio with Nova Entertainment, Southern Cross Austereo, and ARN. 


Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 15:01 Category: What's New

2WEB drop 2UE morning show

Community radio station 2WEB, based in Bourke, have decided to drop network programming from 2UE and develop their own local 9-12 morning show.

The station have been taking the feed from Sydney since 1996 but will now air ‘Outback Mornings’ presented by Neil Campbell (left) and produced by Tim Bennett.


Published on Friday, 18 April 2014 15:00 Category: What's New

SCA announce they are #1 in digital

"SCA WINS THE INTERNET!" says Southern Cross Austereo as they release to the market their online stats for March.

Here are the highlights along with the full preso.

SCA is the number 1 radio business online (desktop and mobile)

• 2.8m Monthly Domestic Unique Viewers
• SCA reaches 66% of the entire radio industry digital Unique Audience


Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:30 Category: What's New

B105 and Triple M go off air

B105 and Triple M Brisbane had an eventful morning when a fire alarm forced them to evacuate and a power outage took both stations off air during breakfast for over an hour.

While the emergency tapes kept playing music from 6am until 7.15am, B105’s Labby, Stav and Abby and Triple M’s Ugly Phil (filling in for The Grill Team) took to social media to let listeners know what was going on.


Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:00 Category: What's New

CRA's digital radio Mother's Day campaign

Over the next few weeks you'll hear 4 new ads being played on metro radio to promote digital radio as a good gift for Mum on Mother's Day (May 11). You will also see the offer being featured on station websites.

The ads were produced by Eardrum and feature a bonus offer of a free gift for Mum when one of three selected Pure digital radios are purchased from Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi or Dick Smith.


Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:00 Category: What's New

SCA's Education research

Southern Cross Austereo Research recently started an external e-newsletter to send out to clients and agencies that are interested in receiving regular sales/consumer/market research.

SCA have kindly allowed us to share this data with you.


Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 06:00 Category: What's New

Who will have the best radio ad of the year?

The best radio ad of 2014 will be decided at the Siren Awards next month, with leading ad agencies, radio stations and production studios in the running.

The finalists have been announced. See the full list below.


Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 15:30 Category: What's New

Nova announce senior sales appointments

NOVA Entertainment has announced two senior sales appointments in the Adelaide business.

Katie Bridges (right) has been appointed Adelaide Sales Director, and Darren Pike (below) as FIVEaa Direct Group Sales Manager.

Bridges has been with NOVA Entertainment for five months as National and Agency Sales Director (Adelaide), following 13 years with Austereo Adelaide in various key sales roles.


Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:37 Category: What's New

Triple M launch Classic Rock Digital in Perth

In November, the Triple M network launched Triple M Classic Rock Digital.

It has been airing in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane but when it started it wasn't going to Perth due to the recent launch of Triple M on DAB+.

Now, SCA have added the Triple M Classic Rock Digital channel to the DAB+ choices in Perth.


Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:30 Category: What's New

Kyle & Jackie O-what happened on last day at 2Day

On their KIIS 1065 breakfast show this morning, Kyle & Jackie O revealed some behind the scenes detail of what happened on their last day at 2Day FM.

In a phone topic on 'when you left a job with a bang', they talked about what happened after their show finished and before the KIIS 1065 announcement at 9.30am.

Kyle said they were the only 2 people who knew they were heading to KIIS so he said his goodbyes and secretly "bailed" before the announcement went to air. Jackie stayed and witnessed the news of their move filter through the staff. 


Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:00 Category: What's New


Star 104.5 on the Central Coast has a role for a Sales Manager. Details.


Nova 100 in Melbourne has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Audio Producer. Details.


Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for an Imaging Producer based in Geelong. Details.


The Capital Radio Network has a role for an Announcer in the Snowy Mountains. Details.


2EC and Power FM based in Bega has a vacancy for a Radio Jounalist. Details.


Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Casual Journalist / Newsreader for Nova 100 and Smooth 91.5 based in Melbourne.. Details.



ARN are looking for a Sales Manager for 104.7  in Canberra. Details.



Mushroom Promotions has a vacancy for a Senior National Radio Manager. Details.


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Nova 93.7 Perth are looking for a Music Director.  Details.


Light FM are looking for Casual Weekend Announcers based in Melbourne. Details.


92.9 Voice Fm in Toowoomba has a vacancy for a Content Director / Announcer.Details.


SCA has a vacancy for a Technology Engineer based in Perth. Details


C91.3 FM in Campbelltown has a vacancy for a Commercial Producer. Details.


ARN has a vacancy for a Sound Designer based in Canberra. Details.


The Edge's Emily Goddard is moving to co-host breakfast on Snow FM in the Snowy Mountains. More.


Katie Bridges has been appointed Nova Entertainment's Adelaide Sales Director. More.


2GN breakfast host Craig Pritchard is now Program/Content Director for 2GN and Eagle FM. More.


Adam Richardson is returning to 3AW and Magic 1278 as the Melbourne Sales Director. More.


Darren Pike is now FIVEaa Direct Group Sales Manager after moving from Fresh 927. More.


Nova Entertainment has promoted Simon Joyce to the new role of Group Sales Manager. More.


Andy Robertson is now a Sales Account Director at Nova Entertainment. More.


Ryan Nicholls has joined Radio Goulburn as Eagle FM’s new breakfast host. More.


Christian Hull from SAFM is joining national drive show Dan and Maz as their Digital Producer. More.