Fitzy airs audio of his wife in labour

Fitzy returned to the Nova 96.9 breakfast show on Friday and revealed that while his wife was in labour for 23 hours he whipped out his phone and recorded the sounds she was making.

Fitzy and BJ welcomed a little boy Lennox Dean Fitzgerald during the week (see the cute pics here).

BJ said:

"I was very exhausted which didn't help but i think that's the best way ... to zone out and let your body just do and say what it's meant to.

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An example of good idea sharing at Triple M

Triple M are running a contest that could see a listener win a million bucks.

The listener will take to the ground before an upcoming Collingwood game and will need to mark a footy kicked by an all time footy great.

It's the same promotion recently run at Triple M Sydney, called 'Million Dollar Kick' (see here).

Some good idea sharing.

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Ready, aim, fire !!!!

Merrick & the Highway Patrol had a food fight (see our previous story here).

No words can describe the mayhem that occurred at last nights event.

So check out the pics and the video below and you'll see what happened.....

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Browny farewells Star FM

As we reported earlier this week, after nearly 2 and a half years doing breakfast on Star FM in Orange, Paul 'Browny' Brown is moving to Gladstone to do breakfast on Hot FM Central Queensland. See that story here including audio of his announcement.

This morning was Browny's last show on Star FM where there were some tears and lots of man hugging, as you can see.

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SCA announce 2 Agency Sales Directors

SCA have today announced they will have 2 managers overseeing the Sydney Agency operation.

Carla Vella (left) will join Jane Stucci, both will be Sydney Agency Sales Directors working across radio, TV and digital.

SCA National Sales Director, Andrea Ingham said:

“We are thrilled to deliver a new team at SCA, who are able to provide our clients with services and solutions across our full portfolio of assets”

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How Gold FM scored free national publicity

Yesterday on Gold FM breakfast with Brig & Lehmo, their interview with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott got the station some free national publicity.

EP for the show, Clint Drieberg, did all the right things. He contacted the TV stations and then even plastered the studio with signage himself.

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Fox FM newsreader leaves to chase next dream

Fox FM newsreader, Carlie Bonavia, is leaving the station.

On her blog post entitled 'Dream achieved – time to chase the next one', Carlie wrote:

"Working on a top rating breakfast radio show in your hometown – it doesn’t get much better than that. Until it does – you’re moved to a top rating drive radio show in your hometown.

Hello sleep ins! Hello life!

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MKR contestant joins Hobart breakfast show

MKR’s Mick Newell is joining Hobart's 7HOFM to do breakfast with Jane Turner.

Mick is part of the Tassie father and son team on My Kitchen Rules.

7HOFM Content Director Ross Turner said:

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'Listen to the station Kyle hates' promo on Mix

Mix 106.5 Sydney have used audio from something Kyle said on the 2Day FM breakfast show yesterday in a station promo.

The promo uses a long grab from Kyle in which he said:

"What's worse than Mix ? Nothing. Nothings worse, it's always been terrible, for 15 years that stations been the worst thing in Australian radio"

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2UE to call A League game for the first time

For the first time, 2UE will call an A League match. This Friday, the Sydney station will get right behind the Western Sydney Wanderers when they take on Brisbane Roar at Parramatta Stadium.

2UE will take their Sports Today program to the ground for a full call which will also be heard on 4BC in Brisbane.

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Fitzy has another boy

Nova 96.9's Fitzy and wife BJ have welcomed their second child, another boy (very cute pic below).

Speaking on the Sydney breakfast show this morning, Fitzy said:

“BJ has been in labour for 23 hours, we have just had a child, and I have just got off the phone to 14 AFL clubs because we’ve had another baby boy."

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Wave FM says goodbye to Vincent

After about 15 years at Wave FM in Wollongong, Greg Vincent is moving on.

In his time at the station he has done nearly every shift on-air and even worked in sales at one stage.

Vincent is moving to Darwin to do breakfast on Grant Broadcasters Mix 104.9.

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C91.3 FM has a vacancy for a Sales Manager.Details.

 

 

SCA are looking for a Network On Air Announcer/ Producer based in Townsville.Details.

 

 

 

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C91.3 FM has a vacancy for a Sales Executive. Details.

 

 

SCA are looking for a Breakfast Announcer for HOT FM Central Queensland.  Details.

 

 

ARN has a vacancy for an Account Director based in MelbourneDetails.

Grant Broadcasters are looking for a Sales Executive in Darwin for Hot 100 and Mix 104.9.  Details.

Hope 103.2 Sydney have a role for a Breakfast co-host. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for a Program and Content Director for 7AD, 7BU and Sea FM based on the North West Coast of Tasmania.  Details.

Recent Comments

Rob Kidd is moving from 4CC Gladstone to Zinc FM Mackay.

Toni Pipicelli has joined Foxtel as Group Program Manager for Smooth and Max.

Dan King, formerly of Nova, SCA and MCM, will join Foxtel in May as Sound Designer for Fox 8 and Arena.

 

"Dangerous” Dave Williams is moving to be anchor of The Rush Hour with James Brayshaw & Billy Brownless on Triple M Melbourne.

Beth Rep is moving from Zinc FM Mackay to Zinc Cairns.

Jake Chapman has moved from Hot Tomato Gold Coast to Rebel FM.

 

Stephanie Hobbs is moving from SCA Townsville to the ARN Melbourne newsroom replacing Kiara Parker.

 
 

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