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Last week we published a story about Southern Cross Austereo bringing legendary production guru, Dave Foxx, to their ACRA's session (see it here).

Many of the comments we received were wanting to know about the recent changes to production at their Gold Coast Media Centre.

So we got in touch with SCA's National Head of Production, Brendan Tacey, to find out more and answer your comments directly...

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Published on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 14:15 Category: What's New

Radio on #TheShire Ep 2

Episode 2 of 'The Shire' hit our screens last night.

Last week we found out what a few radio people had to say about it (see it here).

Here's what they were saying on Twitter after the recent episode....

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Published on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 10:39 Category: What's New

Bruno's side of the story

Bruno Bouchet, the ex-guest and talent producer on The Kyle and Jackie O Show, has written a guest post on Mumbrella explaining his side of the saga that has been the last few days.

He made news across the weekend for posting a series of insensitive comments about the Colorado shooting on Friday night. Bruno was then relieved of his position at 2DayFM yesterday.

SCA's Sydney boss Jeremy Simpson said…

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Published on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 10:23 Category: What's New

Perth's Ultimate Suburban Song

Lisa, Paul & Baz, 92.9's breakfast show in Perth, have performed the 'ultimate suburban song'.

Paul Hogan (no not that one) wrote the lyrics and then was lucky enough to get a guest vocalist and guest rapper.

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Published on Monday, 23 July 2012 18:00 Category: What's New

2 to join SCA Newcastle

At KOFM and NXFM in Newcastle they have appointed 2 new members to their team...

JACQUI KASSULKE

After spending some time in the U.K, Jacqui is joining KOFM as Music Director and afternoon announcer.

She was previously MD at Vega, launch MD for Nova 919 in Adelaide and AMD/Announcer at Triple M, Melbourne.

SCA Newcastle Group Content Director, Todd Campbell says...

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Published on Monday, 23 July 2012 11:26 Category: What's New

Decency training for all at 2Day

It has been revealed that compulsory decency training has been happening inside 2DayFM.

These sessions are for all announcers at the station, including Kyle Sandilands.

SCA has filed court documents detailing the training in an effort to show they are doing everything they can to avoid any further restrictions.

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Published on Monday, 23 July 2012 09:22 Category: What's New

Radio Industry pumps up DAB's tyres

Breakfast Shows from over 50 radio stations will broadcast live from the same location, simultaneously in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth on Friday 24 August.

The broadcast is to mark the three year anniversary of digital radio, and to highlight the fact that digital radio is now available as standard is some locally built Toyota vehicles.

Joan Warner, chief executive officer of Commercial Radio Australia said; “The industry is delighted Toyota has included DAB+ digital radio as standard in selected Australian made vehicles. 

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Published on Sunday, 22 July 2012 18:00 Category: What's New

'Kyle made me miserable'

In a revealing interview with Ros Reines in the News Limited press today, Kyle Sandilands' ex-partner Tamara Jaber has said that she was 'miserable' in the marriage, that she was 'just an accessory' and she 'didn't have the balls to do anything about it'.

Jaber and Sandilands were together for nearly two years, separating in July 2010. In the interview Jaber said that Kyle spoke for her, controlled her money, and wouldn't allow her to use the home computer.

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Published on Sunday, 22 July 2012 12:00 Category: What's New

Hughesy leaves for laughs

Dave Hughes is performing at the annual 'Just For Laughs' Comedy Festival in Montreal from the 23rd of July.

Whilst it is obviously unhelpful to have half of your Breakast Team away bang in the middle of survey, the trip was leveraged into a station promo with a listener having the opportunity to travel to Montreal and see Hughesy live.

Whilst he is in Canada, a series of a daily special guests will share the Breakfast Show with Kate Langbroek;

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Published on Sunday, 22 July 2012 11:00 Category: What's New

Tweeting jokes in bad taste

After a devastating event it stands to reason that posting jokes on social media are a big NO NO, and many radio stations tread very carefully in this area.

Not apparently for Kyle & Jackie O's Guest & Talent Producer, Bruno Bouchet (pictured).

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Published on Saturday, 21 July 2012 13:42 Category: What's New

Brad adds another

from Brad March....

"Thanks  for all your comments, suggestions and emails on the Top 25 Influential Women in Radio. Your response has been overwhelming. From your feedback there's one more name that should be on the list - Fran Kelly from ABC Radio National's Breakfast show . A well deserved entry onto the list. So The Top 26 now becomes the Top 27 !"

See the updated list here

Published on Saturday, 21 July 2012 10:29 Category: What's New

"It's utter crap"

Angela Catterns and Ross Solly have laughed off suggestions she is auditioning for his job as breakfast presenter at 666 ABC Canberra.

‘‘It’s utter crap’’ Catterns said. ‘‘It’s not even a possibility’’ she told the Canberra Times.

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Published on Friday, 20 July 2012 18:44 Category: What's New

 

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

 

Crocmedia has a vacancy for a Commercial Director. Details.

 

 

6PR has a vacancy for a Breakfast Producer. Details.

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Broadcast Technician. Details.

 

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2UE has a vacancy for an Associate Program Producer. Details.

 

6IX has a vacancy for an Audio Producer. .Details.

 

4BC and Magic 882 in Brisbane has a vacancy for a News Journalist. Details.

 

98five Sonshine FM has a vacancy for a Content Director based in Perth. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Social Media Strategist based in Melbourne.  Details

 

2GB has a vacancy for a Senior Network Support Engineer. Details.

 

Heidi Roberts is the new Assistant Breakfast Producer at 92.9 Perth.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Group CEO of Mediaworks, Sussan Turner, has resigned.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

Former MCM Head Simon Joyce as joined 'Brand New Media' overseeing Australia & New Zealand.

 

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 17.1* (15.1)** SCA
2 Hot Tomato 12.3* (13.4)** HT
3 Sea FM 10.9* (14.5)** SCA
4 triple j 8.0* (9.1)** ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 5.6* (5.3)** ABC
6 ABC612 4.7* (3.9)** ABC
7 4RN 3.0* (2.8)** ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * GfK / ** Nielsen

 

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 16.1* (18.7)** SCA
2 ABC1233 12.0* (10.2)** ABC
3 triple j 11.2* (10.7)** ABC
4 NXFM 10.3* (16.7)** SCA
5 2HD 8.8* (9.9)** BOG
6 New FM 8.4* (9.9)** BOG
7 Classic FM 5.1* (3.0)** ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * GfK / ** Nielsen

 

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
1.21
-1.63%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.900
-2.17%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.12
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.760
1.33%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.42
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.290
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.93
0.00%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.67
-1.16%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.10
-1.41%
Prime Media Group
PRT
1.02
0.00%