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Hauraki win appeal...sort of

Auckland Rock station Hauraki has got more publicity than they possibly could have hoped for from one quite simple billboard.

The 'Hauraki Amped' ad features drive jock Matt Heath (left) and the text "my show starts at 4pm, long enough to get over any hangover".

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 23:49 Category: What's New

Lambert at the Live Lounge

Last night Adam Lambert performed at Take 40's Live Lounge.

He played an intimate show to 300 fans who glammed up for the night.

As well as answering fan questions in a Q and A, he also accepted a packet of Tim Tams.

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 19:00 Category: What's New

Dobbo gets new gig

Guy Dobson has been appointed to the newly created role of 'Chief Content Officer' for Southern Cross Austereo.

Dobson will be responsible for creating original content across SCA's assets; consisting of metropolitan and regional radio, television, social media and online.

He will also assume responsibility for existing and new international projects.

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 14:53 Category: What's New

Fairfax release full year results

Fairfax Media have reported a $2.732 billion net loss after a $2.789 billion writedown on assets.

The loss is down from the previous years $390 million loss.

Revenue was $2.328 billion, down 6%.

On the performance of Fairfax Radio, Chief Executive and Managing Director Greg Hywood said...

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:15 Category: What's New

Vale Col Campbell

Queensland radio identity Colin Campbell has died after a short battle with cancer, he was 79.

His long career at 4BC came to an end on New Year's Day this year when he retired.

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 09:17 Category: What's New

MRN release their numbers

The Macquarie Radio Network have reported a 62% fall in net profit to $2.3 million for the last financial year.

Its share of operating losses and costs that went along with the sale of MTR in Melbourne ($5.5 million) and costs associated with its failed bid for Fairfax Radio and the purchase of Smart Radio Network (total of $1.3 million) were included in the figure.

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Published on Thursday, 23 August 2012 08:06 Category: What's New

ABC to use digital channel for election

This Saturday night, the Northern Territory election coverage will be heard across Australia on a dedicated ABC digital channel 'ABC NT Votes'.

ABC NT Votes will air the same broadcast that will go to air on 105.7 ABC Darwin. Julia Christensen and Richard Margetson will be in Darwin with Rohan Barwick leading the coverage from Alice Springs.

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Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 22:16 Category: What's New

New digital station launches

This afternoon a new digital station launched.

Australia's #1 Bird Sounds station has been removed after a week or so of broadcasting non-stop bird noises.

SCA have now launched 'Stardust Radio' which seems to be all about the big band style - playing 'The Greatest Songs of All Time'.

Here are a selection of songs played in the first half hour.....

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Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 16:36 Category: What's New

New Apple patent could impact radio

A day after Apple had become the world's most valuable company ever, with a company value high of $US621 billion, it looks like they are going to take on radio with a patent lodged in the U.S. this week.

The patent describes a system that would allow users to skip anything they don't want to hear on the radio and replace it with content from either the device being used or a streaming host device. This content could include songs, podcasts or whatever the user determines.

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Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 16:00 Category: What's New

Licence condition win for 2Day

2Day FM have been successful in their efforts to adjust the ACMA's licence conditions that apply to all their programs for 5 years.

Mid last month the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) granted a temporary stay order under which the ACMA's licence conditions would only apply to The Kyle and Jackie O Show.

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Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 12:21 Category: What's New

Radio stuff-up audio

When something goes wrong in the studio, it can be annoying and stressful.....but then.....the audio gets sent around for everyone to enjoy.

It happened to Tim Lee on the Fox a couple of days ago. Have a listen below....

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Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 10:30 Category: What's New

2Day to find out if 5 yr licence condition stays

At 10am AEST, 2Day FM will find out if their court bid to ease "decency" conditions imposed on the station have been successful.

The Australian Appeals Tribunal will decide whether to reduce the 5 year long licence condition, which was placed on 2Day by the ACMA in May.

See the original story here

As soon as the outcome is announced we will let you know on Radio Today.

Published on Tuesday, 21 August 2012 17:34 Category: What's New

 

The Capital Radio Network has a vacancy for a News Director based in Canberra. Details.

 

K-Rock Geelong is looking for a Music Director/Drive Announcer. Details.

 

 

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

 

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

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer in Mt Gambier. Details.

 

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

 

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ARN has a vacancy for a National Activations Manager based in Sydney.Details.

 

96.5 Wave FM has a vacancy for an On-Air Personality/Image Producer in Wollongong. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters have a role for a Sales Manager at Mix 104.9 & Hot 100 in Darwin.  Details.

 

The Barefoot Investor has a vacancy for a Head of Content based in Melbourne. Details.

 

 

Channel 7’s Paul Burt joins 4BC.

 

Paul Bartlett is now GM at Grant Broadcasters at Launceston’s LAFM and Chilli FM

Michael Moffee Moffett is the new PD at 2ST/POWER FM/ Hot Country 

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

 

SCA CFO Peter Lewis has resigned from his post after one month with the company.

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Scotty McLaren is the new CD for Grant Broadcasters Hot 100 and MIX 104.9 in Darwin.

 

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

 

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 15.0 (17.1)* SCA
2 Hot Tomato 13.9 (12.3)* HT
3 Sea FM 8.8 (10.9)* SCA
4 triple j 7.6 (8.0)* ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 6.6 (5.6)* ABC
6 ABC612 4.2 (4.7)* ABC
7 4RN 2.7 (3.0)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * previous survey

 

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 15.3 (16.1)* SCA
2 ABC1233 11.1 (12.0)* ABC
3 triple j 10.8 (11.2)* ABC
4 2HD 10.3 (8.8)* BOG
5 NXFM 9.7 (10.3)* SCA
6 New FM 9.3 (8.4)* BOG
7 Classic FM 4.7 (5.1)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * GfK  Survey 1/2014

 

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
1.17
3.32%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.910
-0.55%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.18
1.72%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.310
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.762
-0.97%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.45
-0.68%
Ten Network
TEN
0.260
0.00%
Seven West Media
SWM
2.02
-0.98%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
7.78
0.52%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.12
-0.23%
Prime Media Group
PRT
1.03
0.74%