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Dean Clairs celebrates 30 years in radio

Yesterday, Dean Clairs from Mix 94.5 in Perth celebrated exactly 30 years since his very first radio shift.

At 17, Clairsy started as a copywriter at 6MD in Merredin after pushing trolleys at Big W.

Since 1983, Dean has worked at Bunbury’s Golden West Radio, three Canberra stations, SAFM Adelaide and Perth’s 1080 The Eagle (now 6IX) and 92.9.

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Published on Friday, 15 March 2013 17:00 Category: What's New

Fitzy renews vows as Batman

Nova's Fitzy and wife BJ renewed their vows on-air this morning in a ceremony planned by their 3 year old son Hewie.

Fitzy was dressed as Batman, BJ as Cinderella and Hewie as DJ. The bouquet were chocolates and the food was more suitable for a kids birthday party but they look like they had a blast - pics are below.

Nova says:

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Published on Friday, 15 March 2013 14:00 Category: What's New

Nozz scores MCM Media job

Less than a month since Brett 'Nozz' Nossiter left dmg where he was working on DAB+ (see here) he has scored the job as Content Acquisitions and Partnership Director at MCM Media.

Nozz will work with record labels, talent managers and entertainment publicists on content for Take 40, The Hot Hits, VEVO, My Generation, Party People and ARIA Charts.

MCM Media's Group CD Sam Thompson says:

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Published on Friday, 15 March 2013 08:55 Category: What's New

Jackson's smoothfm show

This Sunday morning from 9am, smoothfm will air a one off Motown special presented by Marlon Jackson who is currently touring Australia.

Marlon, the older brother of Michael Jackson, will talk about his life and play some of his fave Motown classics.

Paul Jackson, dmg Radio Australia’s Group PD said:

“The Jackson 5 were one of the biggest pop acts of the 70s and sold over 100 million records world-wide. When you hear Motown, you think The Jacksons, so Marlon Jackson will be perfect for a bit of Motown fun on Sunday morning."

Published on Friday, 15 March 2013 05:30 Category: What's New

Is triple j holding back the Oz music scene?

In The Music Network today they have spoken to 4 music industry professionals regarding triple j. They wanted to know if they believed the network are holding back the Australian music scene.

Below are some excerpts from the responses given to TMN :-

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 18:00 Category: What's New

ARN's national campaign to stop bullying

Tomorrow is national ‘Say No To Bullying Day’.

It's a day that began after Robin, Terry & Bob from Brisbane's 97.3FM lobbied the government to introduce it in 2009. It is now recognised as 'Say No To Bullying Week' with tomorrow the National Day of Action.

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 17:00 Category: What's New

Hinch applies for a job on Triple M

Merrick and the Highway Patrol had a bit of fun yesterday when a listener became the 4th host of the show.

They had lots of applications for the position, including from legends Jono Coleman and Derryn Hinch. But even after wanting to bring their years of experience to the show for a day, the eventual host was listener Lance Rice who jumped on air and said those magic words:

"G'day Patrollers. My name's Lance and I'm a first time caller, long time listener"

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 15:00 Category: What's New

Ten CEO says Nine/SCA 'already acting as one company'

Hamish McLennan, the new CEO of Network Ten, says of the potential Nine/SCA merger:

"I think the whole thing's turning into a dog's breakfast - it's almost laughable."

"It already looks like they are acting as one company."

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 12:00 Category: What's New

Vale Peter Dean

Perth radio and TV personality Peter Dean died on Tuesday night at the age of 74 after battling motor neurone disease.

Dean's most famous radio roles were at 6IX and 6PR in a career spanning 5 decades.

John Fryer was his co-host on 6IX’s morning show 'Can We Help You' for 14 years in the 60's and 70's. He spoke to 6PR's Paul Murray after the news :-

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:32 Category: What's New

Dan & Maz become party people

Dan & Maz have been doing their 6pm - 8pm national show for only a couple of weeks but will now start hosting a second show.

Alongside DJ's Havana Brown and Ed Colman they will host the Today Network's Party People on Saturday nights from 7pm.

Ruby Rose will continue to host the Friday night show.

“This will be educational for Dan” says Maz. “You know what comes before Part B.... PARTAY! I’m so excited to put the art into party.”

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Published on Thursday, 14 March 2013 10:19 Category: What's New

Crocmedia join with Super Network

Melbourne based Crocmedia has announced a new Friday night sports program, called Sportsday Central, launching on the Super Radio Network.

Sportsday Central will broadcast at 7pm Fridays on the Bill Caralis owned stations in regional NSW, Queensland and on 2SM Sydney, and will be hosted by Queensland Rugby League legends Gary Belcher and Ben Ikin, with former Newcastle and Australian winger Adam McDougall.

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Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 23:00 Category: What's New

4KQ showcase the Soweto Gospel Choir

The Grammy award winning Soweto Gospel Choir joined Laurel, Gary and Mark on 4KQ this morning with a fantastic live performance.

The Soweto Gospel Choir is touring Australia presently, and is playing tonight at QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre) in Brisbane.

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Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 19:59 Category: What's New

Hope 103.2 Sydney are looking for On-Air Talent. Details.

 

C91.3 Campbelltown has a role for a Sales Manager available. Details.

 

Hope Media has a vacancy for a Digital Content Producer based in Sydney. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide are looking for a Casual Newsreader / Journalist. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hits in Wellington are looking for a Breakfast Producer for The Polly & Grant Show. Details.

 

3AW Melbourne has a vacancy for an Agency Sales Account Manager. Details.

 

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for Sales Staff based in Cairns. Details.

 

Radio Release has a vacancy for a Release Coordinator based in Melbourne. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for a News Editor for 2ST/Power FM in Nowra. Details.

 

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ARN Melbourne has a vacancy for a Journalist. Details.

 

ARN Brisbane has a role available for a Campaign Specialist. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for a Production Manager based in Launceston. Details.

 

EasyMix 1467 Mildura, part of the Grant Broadcasters Network, has a vacancy for a Station Manager. Details.

 

 

Universal Music Group are looking for a Head of Radio - Australian Artists based in Sydney.Details.

 

3AW Melbourne has a vacancy for a Sales

 Co-Ordinator.Details.

 

Brendan Englebrecht is now the the Albury Content Director/Hub Operations Manager for SCA.

After 23 years with the ABC, Colin Denovan is leaving after taking a redundancy

 

Simon Takla has joined Star FM Shepparton on breakfast with Stacey June. Simon was 2014 AFTRS graduat

 

Michael Price has signed on as Content Director for Hitz 93.9 and 4BU in Bundaberg with Grant Broadcasters. 

 

Brad Wood has joined SEA FM on the Central Coast On-Air in afternoons. He was Social Media producer at FOX FM.

Max Dudley is leaving hit107 Adelaide as EP of the Amos & Dani show. From March 2, he will be in Sydney as Producer of The Grill Team on Triple M.

After 32 years at 2ST, Graham French is retiring from the newsroom at the station.

 

Tricia Duffield has been appointed as News Director of Grant Broadcasters 2ST & Power FM.

Alison Donnellan has been appointed Assistant Content Director at SCA's Albury Hub.

 

Gill Stewart has resigned as General Manager of The Radio Bureau in New Zealand. 

Adelaide Advertisers

1. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
2. Puratap Puratap Pty Ltd
3. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
4. Ford Ford Motor Company Of Australia Ltd
5. The Block Nine Network (PBL Media)

Brisbane Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
3. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
4. Ford Ford Motor Company Of Australia Ltd
5. Seasons Private Aged Care Seasons Care Group

Central Coast Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Central Coast Holden Central Coast Holden
4. beyondblue Anxiety & Depression Awareness (ADA) Beyond Blue Ltd
5. Ettalong Diggers Ettalong Diggers

Gold Coast Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Inspirations Paint Inspirations Paint Store (Holdings) Ltd
4. The Strand At Coolangatta Surfrider Investments Pty Ltd/Vinta Group Pty Ltd
5. Jupiters Hotel & Casino Echo Entertainment Group Ltd

Melbourne Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
4. Ford Ford Motor Company Of Australia Ltd
5. McDonald's Big Mac McDonald's Australia Ltd

Newcastle Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Joyce Mayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
4. Finance Ezi Finance Ezi Pty Ltd
5. Schnitzel Boss Schnitzel Boss

Perth Advertisers

1. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Ford Ford Motor Company Of Australia Ltd
4. Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd
5. Perth HIA Home Show Exhibitions & Events Australia Pty Ltd

Sydney Advertisers

1. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cricket Australia / New Zealand Cricket / ICC
4. Brydens Brydens
5. Masterton Homes Masterton Homes Pty Ltd

 

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 14.3 (15.0)* SCA
2 Hot Tomato 14.1 (13.9)* HT
3 Sea FM 9.5 (8.8)* SCA
4 triple j 9.4 (7.6)* ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 6.7 (6.6)* ABC
6 ABC612 3.3 (4.2)* ABC
7 ABC FM 2.9 (2.2)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 3/2014
  • * previous survey

 

Brisbane Ratings

1 Nova 106.9 13.5 12.9) NovaEnt
2 97.3FM 12.3 (13.0) ARN
3 B105 9.7 (9.0) SCA
4 Triple M 8.8 (8.7) SCA
5 triple j 9.0 (8.0) ABC
6 ABC612 8.5 (9,4) ABC
7 4KQ 7.1 (7.5) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (GfK)

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 13.8 (14.5) SCA
2 Nova 93.7 12.6 (13.5) NovaEnt
3 triple j 11.0 (10.4) ABC
4 96FM 10.2 (9.4) Fairfax
5 ABC720 9.6 (9.6) ABC
6 92.9 8.2 (8.4) SCA
7 6PR 7.3 (8.5) Fairfax
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (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 15.3 (15.3)* SCA
2 ABC1233 11.9 (11.1)* ABC
3 NXFM 11.6 (9.7)* SCA
4 New FM 10.0 (9.3)* BOG
5 triple j 9.9 (10.8)* ABC
6 2HD 9.8 (10.3)* BOG
7 Classic FM 3.9 (4.7)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, GfK Survey 3/2014

 

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 15.5 (14.6) ARN
2 FIVEaa 11.4 11.2) NovaEnt
3 Nova 91.9 11.2 (11.8) NovaEnt
4 ABC891 10.0 (11.3) ABC
6 hit107 8.1 (8.3) SCA
7 Cruise 1323 8.1 (7.6) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (GfK)
  • hit107 on-air Oct 20, was SAFM

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 

Company Stock ID Price Change
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.10
1.86%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.980
3.16%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
0.965
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.965
2.12%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.25
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.230
-2.13%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.48
0.00%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.02
1.01%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.05
0.99%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.860
3.61%