Jason Morrison considers politics

Former 2UE and 2GB presenter Jason Morrison has confirmed that he considering running in the NSW state election next year.

Speaking to News Limited, Morrison said he is considering running for pre-selection in the seat of Epping in Sydney, which will be vacated by ex-attorney general Greg Smith prior to the election.

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We are here for the long road

"Fairfax thriving, sticking with radio", Chief Executive Greg Hywood has said this afternoon as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Greg was at a Melbourne Press Club event and confirmed Fairfax Media’s commitment concerning their radio assets.  He went on to say:  

"We are getting it [radio] right. It won't happen overnight. We are here for the long road."

 

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Being Local Matters – Rise For Alex in the Upper Hunter

Some great localism today for Grant Broadcasters, Upper Hunter stations, Power FM and 2NM.

Both brands have got right behind and have supported their local hero Alex McKinnon.

Alex is an Aberdeen local and the Newcastle Knights Player who broke two vertebrae in a tackle against the Storm in Melbourne back in March. 

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Radio You Can See

Nova Entertainment is to launch the next wave in the battle for not only the ears but the eyesPositioned as “NOVA TV Radio You Can See!” 

The VADIO platform that backbones NOVA TV sees the trend continue, where traditional radio lines blur to being "audiovisual" in real time. 

 

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The first photo of the future of radio..

Wippa from Nova 969 went all out to announce to the world (and Fitzy) the news, that he and his wife Lisa are expecting their first child.

The video is worth a watch - 

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“Disgraced” tag sticks?

Howard Sattler is taking another tilt at Fairfax management, claiming fresh legal action against 6PR over the “disgraced” tag.

Speaking with Today Tonight:

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500th Show Milestone Celebrated

Today is a milestone for Chrissie Swan and Jane Hall.

The Mix101.1 pair celebrated their 500th Show in Melbourne.

 

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Sell triple j “immediately”

Queensland Liberal National Party Senator James McGrath, has called for the privatisation of triple j: “the station is popular enough to stand on its own two feet.”

It was a big day for James, as it was his maiden speech to parliament.

 

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SCA confirm CFO's departure

Southern Cross Austereo have this morning confirmed to the ASX, under it's disclosure requirements, the departure of new CFO Peter Lewis.

In the statement, CEO Rhys Holleran says:

"Southern Cross Media Group Limited (ASX: SXL) was informed yesterday that Peter Lewis has made the decision to resign from the position of Chief Financial Officer.

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Is “Silence is golden for women in radio” ?

Earlier this week Fairfax Media’s Sydney Morning Herald published a story “Silence is golden for women in radio” – you can read the full story here. 

To some degree the article was sparked by the recent Triple M Melbourne All Male Marketing tweet,

 

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SCA's new CFO resigns

Southern Cross Austereo's Chief Financial Officer Peter Lewis has resigned only one month after he joined the company.

SCA is yet to confirm the news, which was reported in The Australian earlier tonight (here). The resignation follows SCA's profit downgrade last month.

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Handling the F-Bomb Drop Nicely

Take a peek at how NOVA 969’s Fitzy and Wippa handle Master Chef's Matt Preston Dropping the F-Bomb.

The Bomb never made it to air – but when it comes to YouTube... different ballgame.

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ABC has a vacancy for a Regional News Reporter based in Mt Gambier. Details

 
 
 

Snow FM / 2XL has a vacancy for a Program Director.  Details

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

7XS has a vacancy for a Breakfast Announcer. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SCA has a vacancy for a Commercial Scheduler. based in Sydney. Details.

 
 
 
 

ABC has a vacancy for a Radio Presenter / Producer based in Sale. Details.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ABC has a vacancy for a Radio Producer based in Launceston. .Details.

 
 

Nova Entertainment are looking for Announcers for their Talent Bank. Details.

SCA has a vacancy for a Creative Writer based in Adelaide.  Details

 

 
 
 
 

Gulf News Broadcasting based in Dubai are looking for a Head of Content. Details.

 

 
 

West Coast Radio has a vacancy for a Direct Sales Rep. .Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

ABC has a vacancy for a Breakfast Producer based on the Gold Coast.  Details

 
 
 
 
 

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ABC has a vacancy for a Chief of Staff based in Karratha. Details.

 
 
 
 
 

ABC has a vacancy for a Radio Presenter based in Horsham. Details

 
 
 
 
 
 

ABC has a vacancy for a Rural Reporter based in Mildura. Details.

 
 

Triple J has a vacancy for a Special Projects Producer.  Details.

 
 
 
 
 

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Jocelin Abbey will lead the ABC Radio and Regional Marketing team as the new Head of Radio and Regional Marketing

 

David Salmon is the new GM of Radio TAB. He joins the national racing brand from Seven where he was Brisbane Deputy Director of News. 

 
 
 
 

Chris Sewell is joining Wave FM Wollongong in June as their afternoon announcer/Social Media Guru.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Samantha Rose Spence is the new Executive Producer of Brisbane’s Nova 106.9’s Ash, Kip & Luttsy.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Tony Aldridge has been appointed as Content Director at i98FM Wollongong

 

Brisbane Broncos player Sam Thaiday is now part of a new weekend breakfast show on Nova 106.9.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Former 4BC News Director Scott Mayman joins the Super Radio Network as the new breakfast presenter on Radio 97 Tweed Heads,

 
 
 
 
 

Nicole Bence is joining NOVA Entertainment as thier new Digital Commercial Director 

 

 
 
 

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4. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
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Central Coast Advertisers

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Melbourne Advertisers

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Newcastle Advertisers

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Wollongong Ratings

1 I98 23.8 (28.5) WIN
2 Wave FM 16.0 (17.3) GRANT
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • IRIS Research

Wellington Ratings

 

  NewstalkZB 15.2 (13.5) NZME
  The Breeze 9.3 (12.9) Mediaworks
  The Hits 6.3 (7.6) NZME
  ZM 8.0 (7.8) NZME
  The Sound 7.1 (5.1) Mediaworks
  The Rock 4.8 (6.7) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.0 (6.5) Mediaworks
  Coast 6.8 (6.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackeys Survey 2/2015)

Warrnambool Ratings

1 Coast FM 37.7 - Ace
2 3YB 21.7 - Ace
3 triple j 7.3 - ABC
4 ABC Local Radio 4.0 - ABC
5 ABC Radio Nat. 2.5 - ABC
6 Classic FM 1.5 - ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015
  • Xtra Research

Sydney Ratings

 

 

  2GB 121 (11.6) MRN
  ABC 702 9.7 (9.0) ABC
  WSFM 8.1 (7.0) ARN
  TRIPLE M 6.7 (7.1) SCA
  KIIS 1065 9.4 (9.8) ARN
  smoothfm 95.3 6.9 (8.6) NE
  Nova 96.9 5.9 (6.8) NE
  triple j 7.8 (7.6) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey  2/2016

 

Perth Ratings

  Mix 94.5 13.8 (150) SCA
  Nova 93.7 13.7 (13.7) NE
  96FM 8.4 (7.9) ARN
  triple j 10.6 (9.7) ABC
  ABC720 9.7 (10.0) ABC
  hit 929 10.3 (10.9) SCA
  6PR 7.6 (8.2) MRN
  6IX 3.6 (4.3) CAP
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2016
 
 

Newcastle Ratings

1 KOFM 1563 (15.3) SCA
2 ABC1233 13.6 (11.9) ABC
3 NXFM 10.7 (11.6) SCA
4 2HD 10.4 (9.8) BOG
5 Triple J 9.9 (9.9) ABC
6 New FM 8.5 (10.0) BOG
7 Classic FM 4.0 (3.) ABC
  • 10+ Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015

 

Melbourne Ratings

 

  3AW 15.2 (12.9) MRN
  ABC 774 10.0 (11.1) ABC
  Gold 9.0 (8.9) ARN
  Triple M 7.2 (6.9) SCA
  Fox FM 8.3 (8.6) SCA
  smooth935 7.8 (6.9) NE
  KIIS 101.1 6.6 (6.4) ARN
  Nova 100 6.2 (6.0) NE
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2016
 

Gold Coast Ratings

1 Hot Tomato 14.2 (14.1) HT
2 Gold FM 11.9 (14.3) SCA
3 Sea FM 9.6 (9.5) SCA
4 ABC 91.7FM 7.9 (6.7) ABC
5 triple j 7.8 (9.4) ABC
6 ABC612 5.2 (3.3) ABC
7 Radio National 2.5 (2.3) ABC
  • 10+ Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2015

 

Christchurch Ratings

 

  Newstalk ZB 10.7 (11.7) NZME
  More FM 16.8 (14.3) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 10.2 (10.8) Mediaworks
  The Rock 8.3 (11.0) Mediaworks
  The Edge 7.7 (7.4) Mediaworks
  The Sound 10.8 (9.2) Mediaworks
  The Hits 3.7 (4.3) NZME
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 (Brackets Survey 2/2014)

Canberra Ratings

  104.7 17.9 (18.8) SCA
  ABC666 15.9 (15.3) ABC
  Mix 106.3 13.6 (13.9) SCA
  Classic FM 10.0 (8.6) ABC
  triple j 8.2 (8.2) ABC
  2CC 6.8 (6.1) Capital
  2CA 6.0 (5.5) Captial
  Radio National 3.9 (3.6) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2015

 

Brisbane Ratings

 

  97.3FM 13.8 (12,1) ARN
  Nova 106.9 11.7 (11.0) NE
  ABC612 10.1 (9.6) ABC
  4MMM 9.7 (10.8) SCA
  hit105.3 11.4 (10.3) SCA
  4KQ 8.0 (8.2) ARN
  TRIPLE J 7.0 (8.4) ABC
  4BC 5.4 (5.0) MRN
  Magic 882 2.3 (2.8) MRN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2016
  • B105 now hit105.3

Auckland Ratings

  Newstalk ZB 13.6 (13.7) TRN
  Coast  8.8 (9.4) TRN
  The Edge 6.6 (6.6) Mediaworks
  The Sound 5.7 (5.7) Mediaworks
  The Breeze 7.1 (7.1) Mediaworks
  The Hits 5.7 (4.3) TRN
  ZM 4.7 (4.7) TRN
  Mai FM 6.8 (5.2) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2016 - In Bracket Survey 2/2014

Adelaide Ratings

 

  Mix 102.3 11.4 (11.4) ARN
  Nova 91.9 11.5 (11.6) NE
  FIVEaa 9.2 (9.6) NE
  ABC891 12.3 (12.6) ABC
  Cruise 6.8 (7.2) ARN
  Triple M 11.5 (10.2) SCA
  hit107 10.9 (10.1) SCA
  triple j 6.8 (8.1) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2016 (GfK)
 
Company Stock ID Price Change
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.25
1.63%
APN News & Media
APN
0.680
0.74%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.915
0.55%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
0.830
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.200
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.66
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
1.03
-0.48%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.07
0.00%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.18
-0.84%
Prime Media
PRT
0.335
-1.47%

 
 
 

 

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