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Mobbsy gives Bay FM the finger

The above Facebook post comes from Peter 'Mobbsy' Mobbs on the Bay FM Facebook page, after being axed last week following 15 years with the company (see earlier story here).

Now the news has gone social, with a Facebook campaign launched to reinstate Mobbsy, and Bay FM's General Manager posting an open letter online explaining the decision.

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Published on Monday, 30 July 2012 20:00 Category: What's New

Word crackdown

Headspace, the national youth mental health foundation are wanting tougher codes to stop radio, TV and print from using mental illness as a derogatory term.

The Sunday Age has reported that headspace boss Chris Tanti has said...

"...that while it was no longer considered appropriate to use the words ''retarded'' or ''gay'' as pejorative terms, it is still deemed acceptable to accuse public figures of being ''nuts'', ''bonkers'' or ''crazy."

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Published on Monday, 30 July 2012 16:00 Category: What's New

Breakfast show to go ?

While the battle for breakfast television supremacy is ongoing, in radio we know the numbers they get are well down on what radio regularly achieves.

However, we will look on with interest to see the result of the 10am meeting at TEN's headquarters in Sydney this morning. The Daily Telegraph report that it is a staff crisis meeting to discuss 'TEN's Breakfast' and its ongoing poor performance.

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Published on Monday, 30 July 2012 09:53 Category: What's New

The man with a camera on his head

During the week on the Today network drive show 'Fifi & Jules', they were getting ready to set off to London for the Olympics.

The dare was set for Byron Cooke to wear a camera strapped to his head the whole time they are there.

Their anchor posted this on Facebook...

"If 11,415 people UNLIKE this FB status I won’t have to permanently wear a camera helmet in London"

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Published on Sunday, 29 July 2012 14:00 Category: What's New

Two recent radio changes

First to Geelong where Bay FM announcer Peter 'Mobbsy' Mobbs has been made redundant after 16 years at the station.

On Facebook he said...

"I am so lucky to have such great FB friends and so many loyal listeners. Your messages have meant so much to me and my family the past day. After such a long time on the air every day I kinda forgot that people actually 'listened'."

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Published on Saturday, 28 July 2012 19:29 Category: What's New

Radio on #London2012

With the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics earlier today, here's what some radio people had to say about it...

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Published on Saturday, 28 July 2012 16:05 Category: What's New

George FM vs BBC Radio 1 (Pt 2)

In the last couple of days we revealed that Chris Moyles from Radio 1 in the U.K. has played audio from George FM in New Zealand to his 8 million listeners.

Read and hear about the first part of the saga here

Now, Moyles has turned a bit nasty and personally attacked one of their hosts, Kara.

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Published on Saturday, 28 July 2012 07:00 Category: What's New

SEA FM go that extra mile

SEA FM in Mackay have raised just over $37,000 with their 'Give Me Five for Kids' June fundraiser.

The event helps bring smiles to the faces of sick kids at the Mackay Base and Proserpine Hospitals.

In the Daily Mercury, Mackay Hospital Foundation manager Mayte Sanchez said...

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Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 21:37 Category: What's New

Let the Games Begin

This morning Triple M’s 'The Grill Team' in Brisbane spoke with Olympian Lauren Jackson.

Lauren has been announced as the flag bearer for the Opening Ceremonies at the Games. It's the first time a woman has done so at the Summer Olympics in 20 years.

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Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 17:30 Category: What's New

FOX and Boost help out the kids

The Matt & Jo Show on Fox FM in Mebourne are joining forces with Boost Juice to help Victorian kids.

Last week the Free Fruit Friday scheme ended in Victorian primary schools. Under this new initiative, Boost will fund the delivery of fresh fruit to 300 schools for grades prep to two, for 4 weeks, while working to find a long term solution.

It's a great example of radio doing what it does best, connecting with a local community and rallying a cause.

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Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 15:10 Category: What's New

Wendy Harmer looks back

Yesterday we reported on Amber Petty, who has come out and had a blast at Southern Cross Austereo after the Bruno Bouchet incident. Read it here

Now Wendy Harmer has had her say on Petty's remarks and reminisced on other past radio promotions in 'The Hoopla'

"Cripes! At the risk of sounding like being in the demo for an easy-listening radio station… who took the fun out of the FM breakfast shift?

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Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 12:31 Category: What's New

Newcastle Survey 2 released

The second survey for 2012 in Newcastle has been released.

Click here to see the full results.

It’s a case of one up, one down for the Southern Cross Austereo stations while still holding onto the #1 and #2 positions.

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Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 10:37 Category: What's New

 

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

 

 

Fresh 92.7 in Adelaide has a vacancy for an Integration Events Manager. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer / Promotions Assistant in Port Macquarie. Details.

 

 

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

 

Crocmedia has a vacancy for a Commercial Director. Details.

 

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

 

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

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Creative Writer based in Sydney. Details.

 

SAFM Adelaide is looking for a Breakfast Anchor. Details.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

 

Group CEO of Mediaworks, Sussan Turner, has resigned.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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
1.19
-1.65%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.855
-0.58%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.13
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.770
-2.53%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.50
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.290
1.75%
Seven West Media
SWM
2.00
-2.44%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.59
-1.68%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.16
0.47%
Prime Media Group
PRT
1.01
-0.98%