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New home being built for 2CC and 2CA Canberra

Thursday 04 May, 2017
Canberra radio stations 2CC and 2CA are located in an industrial complex in the ACT suburb of Mitchell (pictured right), where their premises are a bit old and tired.

However, by the end of the year, the stations will have moved to a brand new, purpose-built studio complex next to their transmitter site, just a few kilometres away, on land that has been owned by the stations for many years.

2CC convoy lead bike and truck auctions

Thursday 30 March, 2017

Over the last couple of mornings, the Tim Shaw Breakfast Show 2CC has held live auctions for the rights to be the Lead Bike and Lead Truck at this Sunday’s Convoy For Cancer Families. 
Local and interstate trucking companies and motorcycle groups all came together in the live auctions.  The final total raised was   $172,400,  a record for the Canberra Convoy which is in its 5th year.

Former radio host to run in ACT election

Friday 29 July, 2016

It was reported earlier this week that former radio host Mark Parton is believed to have put up his hand to stand for the Liberals in the seat of Brindabella in the ACT election.

New sponsor for Convoy for Cancer Families

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

The Cancer Support Group  has announced Capital Radio’s 1206 2CC and Forever Classic 1053 2CA have become supporters of the Convoy for Cancer Families.

2CC and 2CA will replace FM104.7 as the major sponsor of the Convoy and will host the Lead Truck and Lead Bike auction. The Cancer Support Group would like to thank FM 104.7 for their support.

The Cancer Support Group found itself at a Crossroads after this year’s Convoy for Cancer Families.

2CC signs new drive host

Thursday 24 March, 2016

Talking Canberra 2CC has announced Chris Coleman will be joining the station as host of its drive time program, Canberra Live.

How important is branding?

Friday 26 February, 2016
Yes, he’s the Demtel man. But wait...
There’s more to Tim Shaw than offering a free set of steak knives to anyone who placed an order within a set timeframe.
He’s a television presenter and radio announcer, currently on-air at 2CC Canberra and a sales and marketing expert.
I caught up with him to gauge his thoughts on branding, why it’s important and how you get an edge on your competitor.

Mark Parton to depart 2CC

Monday 30 November, 2015

Talking Canberra 2CC radio presenter, Mark Parton will depart the station at the end of 2015.

Mark has been a part of radio in Canberra for the past 16 years, the last 7 with Talking Canberra 2CC. This also brings to an end a career in radio spanning 33 years.

Mark leaves to pursue his personal interests outside of the radio industry.

Mark Parton’s time at 2CC has been marked by strong ratings performance and 5 Australian Commercial Radio Awards for talk and current affairs presenting.

Good news out of Canberra

Tuesday 03 March, 2015

2CC PD Pete Davidson is over the moon with the result of the station’s fourth annual one day Radio-Thon for Canberra's Ronald McDonald House. 

In 12 and a half hours they raised $52,120 which will go a long way to helping maintain the vital services at Canberra's Ronald McDonald House.

ABC666 tops Canberra survey 3

Thursday 02 October, 2014

ABC Radio's local Canberra station 666 has topped the national capital's ratings this survey.

ABC666 rose 1.0 share points to score 17.4% overall.

FM104.7 was second on 17.0% after a dip of 0.3 share points.

Third placed Mix 106.3 suffered a 1.7 share point fall to 15.1%, followed by ABC Classic FM, which had the largest rise of the survey, gaining 1.7 share points to 9.9%.

Fifth place was shared by two ABC stations, youth network triple j, which had the biggest fall of the survey, losing 1.9 share points to score 8.1%, and Radio National, up 0.5 to 8.1%.

Onesie War 104.7 vs 2CC

Wednesday 23 July, 2014
Canberra 104.7’s 'Onesie Wednesday' vs 2CC’s 'Wunsday.'
"Seriously Wunsday? That’s the worst name ever," morning announcer Dan Jones has told radioinfo.
Jones reckons 2CC ripped off 104.7’s idea, and in retaliation, morning announcer Sarah Miller decided to call and offer 2CC a personalised 104.7 Onesie. The prank call went to air on Marcus Paul's 2CC drive show.


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