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Vale Niamh Kenny

Thursday 25 February, 2021

Former 2GB Executive Producer Niahm Kenny has passed away.

Niamh had been ill for some time and had been in hospital in recent weeks.

2UE's Clinton Maynard worked with Niamh and remembers her as "certainly a one of a kind!"
 

"She spoke her mind, she was passionate and she knew talk radio inside out. Niamh knew her stuff and knew how audiences think.

Radio stations blocked from Facebook

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Facebook has carried out its threat to remove news posts from its platform in response to the Australian Government's mandatory bargaining code for digital media giants.

In a Facboook post William Easton, Managing Director, Facebook Australia & New Zealand said:

Ben Fordham hits back at Mediawatch for asking 'ridiculous' questions

Wednesday 17 February, 2021

2GB 's Ben Fordham challenged the ABC's Mediawatch for asking 'ridiculous' questions about a story he broke on Barnardo's Mother of the Year award this week.

 
The popular charity ditched its quarter-century recognition of Australia’s mums, with the story broken by Barnardos’ own ambassador, Fordham, who dropped the exclusive on his breakfast show.
 
Mediawatch then went on to describe the "media pile on" about political correctness and quoted Barnados as "very disappointed" and "fuming." 

The top radio advertisers by spend in Breakfast: AirCheck

Wednesday 10 February, 2021

After tallying the top spenders in Breakfast from AirCheck Ad Revenue estimates, the Victorian Government took out the top spot with their ‘Stay Safe, Stay Open’ Campaign.

Approximately $446,000 was spent placing a mix of 15 and 30 second spots across 48 stations in 10 markets nationwide.

The most commercials in this push were placed on Nova and smooth in Melbourne, with 72 and 61 spots respectively between 6am and 9am.

The Jones and Laws feud is settled over lunch

Friday 18 December, 2020
Alan Jones and John Laws have buried the hatchet over a long lunch at Sokyo.
 
The pair were seen yesterday enjoying a 3 hour luncheon at the Pyrmont restaurant with Jones posting on Instagram “How’s this? Christmas lunch at Sokyo with the best. J Laws will always be at the top of the media tree. We laughed today as we have laughed in the past. Many of the stories are unrepeatable! You can’t replace good times.”
 

Ray Hadley abandons his program this morning

Monday 07 December, 2020
Ray Hadley had to abandon his program on 2GB this morning after suffering a medical episode.
 
Just before 11.30 Ray told his audience he had spoken to his specialist during the newbreak and, “…I told you last week I had a procedure done last Tuesday and I’ve been struggling ever since.”
 
“I had a discussion during a newsbreak with my specialist and he wanted me to come back in and see him immediately. I was hoping I could go for the next 35 minutes but I can’t.
 

After three decades, Paul Christenson leaves Nine Radio

Friday 30 October, 2020

Nine Radio continues to undergo changes to staff with Paul Christenson the latest to leave the business.
 
Paul had been Alan Jones producer for three decades, and more recently was steering Jim Wilson’s introduction to talk radio on 2GB.
 
Nine has moved the responsibility for the sound, content and commercial activity of Wide World of Sports in Sydney and Brisbane to the Executive Producer of 2GB Drive, and following a redeployment of staff, Paul leaves the network.
 

The Two Murray's are back

Thursday 29 October, 2020

Two of Australia’s favourite broadcasters are returning to radio with Murray Wilton and Murray Olds (aka The Two Murrays) set to deliver five hours of news, sport, entertainment, lifestyle and plenty of frivolity over summer weekends on 2GB and 4BC.
 
Their new show launches this Saturday, October 31, and continues on weekends right through until the start of the NRL season in March 2021.
 
The Two Murrays will go to air Saturday and Sundays 2pm–7pm on 2GB and 1pm-6pm on 4BC.

Tim Gilbert returns to radio Friday nights

Friday 23 October, 2020

Tim Gilbert is returning to radio to host a new Friday night program on Nine Radio’s 2GB, 3AW and 4BC.

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