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Sea FM's campaign to get Ellen to Oz

In 2010, the Sea FM Gold Coast breakfast show of Paul, Moyra & Baggs, started a campaign to get Ellen Down Under.

They have a Facebook page with over 33,000 likes here, they ran stunt and on-air activity to get her attention here and here and they even flew to the US and appeared on the show.

Watch the news story from April 2010 below...

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Published on Saturday, 12 January 2013 15:30 Category: What's New

SAFM change breakfast again

It's only been a matter of months since Angus O'Loughlin joined SAFM to do breakfast with Hayley Pearson (see here).

Now we hear he won't be part of the 2013 show and is moving to a yet to be announced role at 2Day FM.

Ryan 'Burgo' Burgess, who was part of the Newsfeed show on SAFM and recently moved to Fox FM to do mornings, is moving back to Adelaide to be part of the breakfast lineup.

Also joining the show is Michael from Big Brother.

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Published on Saturday, 12 January 2013 10:52 Category: What's New

Update on the 'I love Star FM Dubbo!' guy

Remember this guy from a month ago ?

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

Last reports were that he was being considered for the role.

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Published on Saturday, 12 January 2013 08:00 Category: What's New

Aussie Programmer sacked over MILFgate

Justin 'Drex' Wilcomes is a former Programmer for Prime Radio Central Queensland, and Hot 100 & Mix 104.9 Darwin. As an Announcer, he was a member of the launch team at Nova 100 Melbourne, and was formerly on-air on Triple J.

He has been working in Canada for 3 years as Vista Coast Group Program Director on Vancouver Island BC looking after 4 stations, including doing mornings on 98.9 Jet FM.

Drex has just been sacked after asking the Premier, Christy Clark, a listener question: "What's it like being a MILF?" in an interview mid last month.

She responded by saying: "You know, I take that as a compliment ... you know, it's one of those things.....Better a MILF than a cougar ... so tell him I said thank you."

Hear the audio below...

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Published on Friday, 11 January 2013 17:00 Category: What's New

WS pump up 2013

The Australian Radio Network are talking up the achievements of the 'Jonesy & Amanda' show in 2012, and resetting the show for the new year. They have also included a profile of WS FM's listeners.

See the releases below;

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Published on Friday, 11 January 2013 16:00 Category: What's New

Sarah Morice to join Dicko on 2UE Breakfast

2UE have announced that joining Ian 'Dicko' Dickson for breakfast in 2013 will be journalist, Sarah Morice, who was the recipient of the Brian White Memorial award at last years ACRA's.

2UE are clearly looking to contrast the team with 2GB's Alan Jones, with General Manager Chris Parker saying that Dicko and Sarah would provide a point of difference and a 'genuine entertaining news alternative' for Sydney.

Parker went on to say:

“Sydneysiders are keen to understand, connect and participate in the conversation about a range of issues, while also wanting to be entertained. In Dicko and Sarah we have the on air team in 2013 to provide them with that”

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Published on Friday, 11 January 2013 13:28 Category: What's New

Blackwell welcomes little Bo

Tim Blackwell from Nova’s drive show, and his wife Monique, welcomed a daughter early this morning - Bo Elizabeth Blackwell (see the gorgeous pic below !)

Tim said:

“Mon was a trooper. 12 hour labour and drug free! In your face Miranda Kerr!

Bo is already so beautiful and I’ve let her know that it can be confusing being a Hawthorn fan that lives in Carlton, but she’ll get used to it!”

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 21:56 Category: What's New

More 2UE moves

More changes at 2UE today with Brian Carlton, aka 'The Spoonman' joining the station as Executive Producer for the Jason Morrison drive program.

Additionally, Mumbrella has revealed tonight that Peter Berner, weekend afternoon announcer, has quit 2UE due to the numerous changes at the station.

2UE, following a number of announcements earlier today as Radio Today reported here, will formally announce its Breakfast Show tomorrow, and the only certain thing at this point is that Ian 'Dicko' Dickson will be one half of the show. 

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 19:12 Category: What's New

4 new appointments at Fairfax

Here are the appointments announced today at Fairfax Radio Network :-

Clark Forbes is their National Content Director

CEO Adam Lang says:

“Clark Forbes brings a great depth of experience to his new role as National Content Director, having formerly led 3AW as Program Director. Mr Forbes will play a significant role in leading the strategic Content growth and development of the Fairfax Radio Network."

Rob Curtain will be their National News Director

“Rob Curtain has been appointed National News Director, in addition to his continuing role as News Director for 3AW and Magic. As part of his new national role Mr Curtain will advise the stations' News Directors and enhance integration with Fairfax Media."

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 17:21 Category: What's New

7HO FM's 50 hour bushfire appeal

7HO FM have completed their 50-hour bushfire appeal, with Wolfie spending 50 hours on a bus to raise 50 thousand dollars for Tasmanian bushfire victims.

But....they raised more than 50k. They ended with a total of $125,000 !!!

Here's the end of event promo 7HO FM are running...

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 14:48 Category: What's New

Menz moves from dmg to SCA

After 10 years with dmg, Scott Menz has made the jump to SCA to be the new Executive Producer of breakfast and Assistant Content Director at SAFM in Adelaide.

Scott is no stranger to the Adelaide market after launching Nova 919 as imaging producer and also EP'ing nights and breakfast at the station.

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 13:40 Category: What's New

Robinson pulls out of 2UE breakfast

2UE are already facing a change to their new breakfast show before it has even started.

Kathryn Robinson (ex host of TEN Breakfast) has told 2UE bosses that she has had a change of heart and won't be joining Dicko on breakfast. 

A replacement maybe announced as soon as today to start on January 21.

2UE GM Chris Parker has told the Daily Telegraph:

"At the moment we are having several conversations with some people and, yes, we were also having a conversation with Kathryn and that's really all it was ... a conversation...Unfortunately it didn't progress beyond that."

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Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 11:20 Category: What's New

 

Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Network Nights Imaging Producer based in Sydney. Details.

 

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Breakfast Announcer for 103.5 HOT FM Cairns. Details

 

SCA are looking for a General Manager in Albany  Details.

 

Star 104.5 Central Coast are looking for an Announcer/Music Director. Details.

 

Australia's Hottest Country Networks are looking for a Radio Gun based in Bundaberg. Details.

 

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

 

Star 104.5 Central Coast have a role for a Workday Announcer/Operations Person. Details.

 

Star FM on the Central Coast has a vacancy for a Production Manager. Details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hitz FM in Bundaberg are looking for a Breakfast Announcer. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Radio Journalist for B105 Breakfast. Details.

 

NZME in New Zealand has a vacancy for a Head of Digital Editorial. Details.

 

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

 

NZME has a vacancy for a News Reader working across their music brands in Auckland.Details.

 

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Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Program/Content Manager in Bundaberg. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters are looking for talent for their Talent Bank - Digital & New Media. Details.

 

Hot Tomato are looking for Announcers to join their Talent Bank. Details.

 

2BH and HILL FM in Broken Hill are looking for a Production Whiz / Announcer. Details.

 

 

 

Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Breakfast Personality for Mix 104.9 in Darwin. Details.

 

5RM/Magic 931 FM in Berri has a vacancy for a Creative Production Manager. Details.

 

Nova 96.9 in Sydney has a vacancy for an Integration and Marketing Manager.Details.

 

Power FM and 3BA in Ballarat has a vacancy for a Creative Director. Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Producer for KIIS 1065 Breakfast in Sydney. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment are looking for a National Implementation Manager in Sydney. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Agency Sales Manager based in Sydney. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Breakfast Anchor in Shepparton. Details.

 

Jason “Labby” Hawkins leaves Brisbane’s B105 for New Zealand for network on drive on ZM.

 

Mickey Maher has been appointed the Head of Content – SCA Regional Radio.

 

Nova Entertainment’s Chief Operating Officer, Lou Higgins is heading to Melbourne to manage both NOVA 100 and Smooth FM for 2015.

 

Kathleen Jessop from AFTRS secures her first radio gig at WAVE FM as afternoon journalist and newsreader.

Tim Cox returns to Brisbane in 2015. Tim left 612 ABC's Drive program in August to head home to Tassie. He will present weekends on the station.

 

Tommy Jackett from Star FM Shepparton's  Tommy & Stace Breakfast show is departing the show December 19. 

 

Greg "Hinksy" Hinks, from Brisbane’s 973 is heading to Adelaide to be part of the Mix 102.3 breakfast team in 2015.

Music programmer Bill Riner will be taking a redundancy and leaving the ABC.

 

92.9 Perth' Ross Wallman will be joining Breakfast line-up for 2015 with SEA FM on the Gold Coast..

Sarah Maree Cameron joins Nova 100 weekday line-up on afternoons for 2015.

 

Adelaide Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
3. Puratap Puratap Pty Ltd
4. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. HQ Complex Newmarket Hotel

Brisbane Advertisers

1. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
4. Queensland's Renewal Program Dept Of The Premier & Cabinet (Queensland Govt)
5. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd

Central Coast Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. The Good Guys The Good Guys Discount Warehouses (Aust) Pty Ltd
4. Ettalong Diggers Ettalong Diggers
5. BJ Howes Metaland BJ Howes Pty Ltd

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. Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Pty Ltd
5. Griffith University Griffith University

Melbourne Advertisers

1. Bertocchi Bertocchi Smallgoods Pty Ltd
2. National Tiles National Tiles Co Pty Ltd
3. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
4. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)

Newcastle Advertisers

1. Domayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
3. Joyce Mayne Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
4. Nobby Kitchens Nobby Kitchens
5. Horton's Furniture One Horton's Furniture One

Perth Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Universal Seafoods Unitrade International Pty Ltd
3. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
4. Water Corporation Government Of Western Australia
5. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd

Sydney Advertisers

1. Harvey Norman Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd
2. Coles Coles Group Ltd (Wesfarmers Ltd)
3. Peter's Of Kensington Peter's Of Kensington
4. Digital Radio Plus Commercial Radio Australia Ltd
5. Paul's Warehouse Paul's Retail Pty Ltd

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The Gifted Man

 

The Gifted Man

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

1Nova 106.9 13.512.9)NovaEnt
2 97.3FM 12.3 (13.0) ARN
3B105 9.7(9.0) SCA
4Triple M 8.8(8.7) SCA
5triple 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 93.712.6 (13.5) NovaEnt
3triple j 11.0(10.4) ABC
496FM 10.2(9.4)Fairfax
5ABC720 9.6(9.6) ABC
692.9 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
3NXFM 11.6(9.7)* SCA
4New FM10.0(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
2FIVEaa 11.411.2)NovaEnt
3Nova 91.9 11.2(11.8)NovaEnt
4ABC891 10.0(11.3) ABC
6hit1078.1(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 

Melbourne Ratings

1 3AW 12.8 (12.2) Fairfax
2 ABC 774 10.0 (11.6) ABC
3 Fox FM 8.5 (8.5) SCA
4Gold 8.0(7.2) ARN
5Nova 100 7.8(7.8)NovaEnt
6smoothfm 91.5 7.4(7.2)NovaEnt
7Triple M6.8(6.7) SCA
8 Mix101.1 6.3 (6.0) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 8/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
1.01
-2.88%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.830
3.11%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.32
4.76%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.340
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.740
0.00%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.38
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.215
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.37
-0.72%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
5.50
3.58%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
1.87
0.81%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.890
-0.56%