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Nine make buying radio easier by adding 9Galaxy

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Nine is simplifying the media buying process for its radio assets using 9Galaxy, with the platform to offer access to radio inventory from November 1.

Gunfire heard on 3AW as Neil Mitchell takes a dramatic call

Tuesday 15 September, 2020
A police incident has unfolded in the car park at Lilydale Marketplace, Melbourne, as 3AW’s Neil Mitchell took "… probably the most dramatic call I've ever taken on radio”
Pauline phoned Neil just after 9am, when she saw police draw their guns on a knife-wielding man.
She narrated the whole ordeal live on air, and while she was talking, three or four gunshots could be heard in the distance.

Vale Kevin John

Monday 24 August, 2020

"He was part of the soul of what makes a great radio station."

Well known Melbourne broadcaster, Kevin John has passed away.
Kevin worked at 3KZ, 3MP, 3UZ, 3DB, Magic 1278 and 3AW as well as spending time in Monte Carlo.

Long time friend and colleague, the former CEO of Southern Cross Austereo Rhys Holleran, has told radioinfo he was a great radio person:

End of an era at 3AW

Thursday 30 July, 2020
Friday marks the end of an era when John Burns co-hosts his last shift on 3AW’s top-rating breakfast program.
Burnso, as he is affectionately known, has sat in the studio chair alongside Ross Stevenson since 2001, and the pair are the undisputed kings of breakfast radio, having notched up 147 consecutive ratings survey wins.


3AW brings back regular presenters early from holidays

Saturday 11 July, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis intensifies in Melbourne, 3AW has made the decision to have all regular programs return to air next Monday, July 13, a week earlier than planned.

All programs currently on leave during the mid year holidays will return to work, while future leave plans have been temporarily suspended.

The Big Ideas Store opens its virtual shopfront today

Tuesday 07 July, 2020

The Big Ideas Store, Powered by Nine, is now open, returning for its third year with a jam-packed lineup of virtual events, workshops, research studies and speakers.
Normally presented as a pop-up store in Sydney and Melbourne, The Big Ideas Store has gone virtual for 2020 and will run across two weeks, showcasing the way Nine’s marketing solutions division, can leverage creativity across a variety of platforms.

Nine Radio is offering exclusive news sponsorship, but cutting ties with ATN

Thursday 18 June, 2020

Nine Radio has announced a new commercial offering for its news, sport, weather and traffic coverage, with exclusive sponsorship available for advertisers across all bulletins throughout the day and around the network.
Headlined by the Number 1 radio stations in Sydney (2GB) and Melbourne (3AW), comes as Nine also brings to a conclusion its 25-year relationship with the Australian Traffic Network.

Russel Howcroft to replace John Burns on 3AW

Saturday 13 June, 2020

Russel Howcroft will join the top-rating 3AW Breakfast program when John Burns retires next month.

To take up the demanding breakfast shift, Howcroft has resigned his position at PwC.

Howcroft, best known for his role as a panellist on the long-running ABC series Gruen, will team up with Ross Stevenson on 3AW Melbourne’s top rating radio show.

Who will partner Ross Stevenson after July?

Thursday 28 May, 2020

As the wonderful world of wireless awaits the announcement of 2GB’s new Drive host, another decision looms large for Nine Radio, and that is who replaces John Burns on breakfast at 3AW.

Neil Mitchell replaces a redundant Hamish & Andy

Monday 04 May, 2020
As part of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, 3AW’s Neil Mitchell has once again run Neil’s Wheel, this time raising $213,000.
With the money, the hospital was able to buy a desperately needed tissue processing machine, and when it arrived today, Paediatric Pathologist, Colleen D’Arcy, revealed the two parts of the machine have been given names.


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