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Meshel, Tim & Marty Hangout with Mumbrella

Mumbrella regularly hold Google Hangout's with media and advertising people to gain an insight into how they do what they do.

In this week's episode, Tim Burrowes spoke with Nova drive hosts Meshel, Tim & Marty.

In the 25 minute chat they covered topics like how they prep their show, who they see as their main competition, and the differences Marty has found after working for dmg and SCA.

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Assistant Treasurer loses it at dmg journo

dmg Radio journo Glenn Daniel interviewed Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury this morning.

But the chat ended up airing on Ray Hadley's program on 2GB. Why ? Have a listen :-

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Remember this guy ?

Remember this guy from late last year ?

Brad Guy took a slightly unusual approach to his job application to do breakfast at Southern Cross Austereo's Star FM in Dubbo. See here.

He didn't get the gig but we hear he's now scored a gig as the Digital Content Producer for Nova 100's Hughesy & Kate.

Kyle & Jackie O in another controversy

Last Friday, 2Day FM's Kyle & Jackie O had a guest in the studio, Underbelly actor Jared Daperis.

During the chat they aired a segment that had criminals call in and they had to guess what crime they committed.

A robber, drug dealer, car thief and shoplifter called into the show.

Critics are calling the segment 'a disgrace' and 'a slap in the face to crime victims,' reports The Daily Telegraph.

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Lawsy coming to Triple M party for Pagey

Triple M Sydney's The Grill Team have been putting together the ultimate bucks show for their anchor Chris 'Pagey' Page (right).

It will happen on Friday August 16 and this morning they invited John Laws to attend.

They discussed memories of Lawsy as Long John when he was working at 2KO Newcastle and during the chat John said, "....aren't we lucky to be in a business like this where you get paid for just having a good time"

Listen to the full chat from The Grill Team this morning :-

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Frangi now GM at Fairfax Brisbane

Since the departure of Fairfax Brisbane GM David McDonald (read here), the Acting GM has been their PD Anthony Frangi.

We hear that at a meeting this morning, where Fairfax Media CEO Greg Hywood and Fairfax Radio CEO Adam Lang were present, they announced that Frangi would be the new General Manager of 4BC and 4BH.

Lang said, "The first short list was narrowed down to 31 applicants .... Anthony proved himself over the past 7 weeks"

They also revealed that the Acting Program Director will be Majella Marsden (pic below).

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New Metro Trains campaign wins at Sirens

The same people that brought us the 'Dumb Ways to Die' campaign for Metro Trains, have won in the second round of 2014 Sirens.

McCann Melbourne have developed a campaign to promote the rail network’s new “Notify” app.

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92.9 raise half a million dollars for the kids

92.9 in Perth have been running their Kids Appeal with Telethon.

On Friday it finished up with the final tally of $481,524.64 revealed, 200k more than last year.

They were still accepting donations across the weekend to finish up the appeal and today have announced they just tipped over the 500k mark, raising $500,407.45.

See all the action they got up to over the appeal here. You can also hear the final montage below :-

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iHeartRadio launches in Australia

Back in October, ARN announced they would be launching iHeartRadio sometime this year (see here).

Today the network have officially launched Clear Channel’s digital radio service in Australia, to compete with the other radio run services Rdio (dmg) and Songl (SCA), as well as Pandora, Spotify and others.

The service is in beta in Australia, and only available on the web until September, when the full service, including mobile, will launch in Australia and New Zealand.

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Caralis settles with Adobe and Microsoft

Bill Caralis, owner of the Super Radio Network, has paid Adobe and Microsoft an undisclosed amount after they accused the network of using products without licenses, and allegedly communicating internally how to apply a 'crack' to obtain unlicensed access.

Caralis made a statement via his lawyer, describing the case as a "storm in a teacup".

David Fryatt, his lawyer, also said: "From our point of view it's a small -- infinitesimal -- result in their favour."

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Breakfast host turns music creator

Nick D, breakfast host at NZ station George FM, has gone from being a radio announcer to creating his own music.

Along with fellow DJ Dick Johnson, their project 'Weird Together' has released 'Drop the Brass', a cover of a Skrillex song.

Nick also spent a lot of time putting the clip together. Watch it below :-

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Sydney Confidential gets own show on Nova

A new show is coming to Nova 96.9 every Sunday night from 9 o'clock featuring Jonathon Moran and Elle Halliwell from News Limited's Sydney Confidential.

Nova Sydney PD Brendan Taylor says:

"Sydney Confidential on Nova combines the talent and resources of the best entertainment journalists in the city. We're thrilled to have J.Mo, Elle and the Confidential team join Nova 96.9"

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Northern Territory Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Program and Content Director. Details.

 

 

105.1 Life FM Bendigo has a vacancy for a General Manager. Details.

 
 

Macquarie Radio Network has a vacancy for a Broadcast Technician based in Brisbane. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

7HO has a vacancy for a Promotions Manager. Details

 

Nova Entertainment are looking for a Creative Writer based in Melbourne. Details.

 

 

7XS has a vacancy for a Breakfast Announcer.  Details.

 

Fairfax Media has a vacancy for an Audience Insights and Consumer Research Manager. Details.

 

 

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Nova 93.7 has a vacancy for a Creative Writer. Details.

 

ABC Local Radio are looking for 2 Local Content Managers, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne. Details.

 

Mix 106.3 are looking for a Breakfast Producer. Details.

 

 

Geelong Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Journalist/Newsreader on a 12 month contract. Details.

 

 

LA FM and Chilli FM are looking for a Program Director. Details.

Macquarie Radio Network has a vacancy for a Promotions Assistant based in Brisbane. Details.

 

 

 

 

 
 

Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Broadcast Engineer based in Cairns. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

ARN has a vacancy for a Senior Producer with Hughesy and Kate. Details.

 

Recent Comments

James Bayes, Southern Cross Austereo's head of digital sales & operations, has been poached by a Melbourne mobile startup called Unlockd.

 

 

2XL’s Andrew Page will make his Metro debut next month joining MRN 4BC Newsroom.

 

 

 
 

Garry Dean is new the Creative Director for Nova 93.7.

 

 
 

Fairlie Hamilton is returning to i98 to join Marty Haynes on breakfast. 

 
 

Brian Gallagher is joining the ranks of SCA as Chief Sales Office

 

ARN has appointed Sue Carter as the new CD for Mix102.3 and Cruise 1323 in Adelaide

 
 

Sarah Tinsley is joining ARN as their National Legal and Business Affairs Director.

 
 

Sam Bingley, formerly of SCA Melbourne, has joined Crocmedia as Chief Commercial Officer.

Scott Mayman is back in the country and is working on the Sunshine Coast for three weeks in the MIXFM/SEAFM newsroom.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

Bianca Dye has left the i98 Breakfast show and “is off to pursue her bucket list and chase some new opportunities”.

 
 
 
 

Amy Moon has been appointed General Manager at Joy 94.


 

 
 
 

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Adelaide Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
4. Restaurant Revolution Seven Network Ltd
5. The Hot Plate Nine Network (PBL Media)

Brisbane Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. B&D Doors & Openers B&D Australia Pty Ltd
4. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. Nescafe Blend 43 Nestle Australia Ltd

Central Coast Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Central Coast Holden Central Coast Holden
4. Anytime Fitness Anytime Australia Pty Ltd
5. Ettalong Diggers Ettalong Beach War Memorial Club Ltd

Gold Coast Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
4. Rebel Sport Super Retail Group Ltd
5. Slater & Gordon Slater & Gordon

Melbourne Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Bertocchi Bertocchi Smallgoods Pty Ltd
4. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. Dodo Power & Gas Dodo Australia Pty Ltd

Newcastle Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Glendale Mazda Crossroads Motors
4. Dial Before You Dig Dial Before You Dig Services Ltd
5. Kubota Kubota Tractor Australia Pty Ltd

Perth Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
3. Forty Winks Forty Winks Franchising Pty Ltd
4. The Hot Plate Nine Network (PBL Media)
5. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)

Sydney Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Radio, It's A Love Thing Campaign Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
3. Bing Lee Bing Lee Electrics Pty Ltd
4. Commercial Radio Australia Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. Nescafe Blend 43 Nestle Australia Ltd

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

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

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

 

1 2GB 12.8 (11.9) MRN
2 ABC 702 8.6 (8.0) ABC
3 WSFM 8.2 (8.5) ARN
4 TRIPLE M 7.9 (7.2) SCA
5 KIIS 1065 7.6 (8.9) ARN
6 smoothfm 95.3 7.2 (7.6) NE
7 Nova 96.9 6.9 (6.8) NE
8 triple j 6.3 (6.5) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2015

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 14.3 (13.5) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 12.5 (11.3) NE
3 96FM 10.5 (10/9) ARN
4 triple j 10.3 (12.0) ABC
5 ABC720 10.1 (9.8) ABC
6 hit 929 7.8 (7.2) SCA
7 6PR 6.9 (7.2) MRN
8 6IX 6.4 (6.0) CAP
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2015
  • 96FM now owned by ARN / 6PR owned by MRN

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

 

1 3AW 12.1 (13.7) MRN
2 ABC 774 10.9 (11.5) ABC
3 Gold 8.7 (7.9) ARN
4 Triple M 8.6 (7.9) SCA
5 Fox FM 7.7 (6.9) SCA
6 smooth935 7.5 (7.4) NE
7 KIIS 101.1 7.3 (6.2) ARN
8 Nova 100 6.3 (6.3) NE
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2015
  • Mix101.1 now KIIS 101.1 

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 3/2014

 

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

Canberra Ratings

  104.7 18.8 (18.5) SCA
  ABC666 15.3 (15.3) ABC
  Mix 106.3 13.9 (11.6) SCA
  Classic FM 8.6 (9.3) ABC
  triple j 8.2 (8.5) ABC
  2CC 6.1 (6.0) Capital
  2CA 5.5 (7.0) Captial
  Radio National 3.6 (3.0) ABC
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2015

 

Brisbane Ratings

 

1 97.3FM 14.0 (13.7) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 13.2 (12.3 NE
3 ABC612 10.0 (10.8) ABC
4 4MMM 9.8 (9.1) SCA
5 hit105.3 8.3 (8.0) SCA
5 4KQ 8.3 (7.7) ARN
6 TRIPLE J 7.8 (7.8) ABC
7 4BC 5.0 (4.9) MRN
8 4BC 4.5 (5.0 MRN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2015
  • B105 now hit105.3

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

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 14.0 (14.3) ARN
2 Nova 91.9 12.5 (12.4) NE
3 FIVEaa 12.0 (12.0) NE
4 ABC891 10.9 (12.3) ABC
5 Cruise 10.4 (8.8) ARN
6 Triple M 8.8 (8.5) SCA
7 triple j 7.6 (8.7) ABC
8 hit107 6.7 (6.0) SCA
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 4/2015 (GfK)
  • hit107 on-air Oct 2014, was SAFM
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Southern Cross Media
SXL
0.970
3.74%
APN News & Media
APN
0.700
1.45%
Fairfax Media
FXJ
0.830
0.00%
Macquarie Radio
MRN
1.05
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.300
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.22
-0.41%
Ten Network
TEN
0.220
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
0.905
2.84%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.50
-2.91%
Prime Media
PRT
0.685
-0.72%

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