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Ben Carney is headed to Hobart

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hobart will hear a fresh voice on the airwaves, as Ben Carney joins the line up as Hobart’s Hit100.9 Workday announcer and Operations Assistant from Monday, 16 August.
Carney comes from the West where he currently hosts half of the Hit Network’s Saturday Night Party Playlistwhich is heard on Hit100.9 from 7pm Saturdays.

96FM's new TVC is all about real music

Monday 24 May, 2021
Perth's 96FM have launched a new TVC to celebrate 40 years of real music, part of ARN’s marketing rollout across Perth.
Research conducted with 96FM’s loyal listeners showed that real music elicits a physical response, it isn’t a genre or a decade, it’s a feeling and that’s what the ARN creative team focused on when creating the campaign.
Listeners said real music isn’t temporary or a flash in the pan, it’s something that stands the test of time, just like 96FM. 

Fred Botica hangs up the headphones for the last time as Dean Clairs joins ‘The Bunch’

Thursday 11 March, 2021

96FM’s Botica’s Bunch will have a new name from Monday, with the legendary Fred Botica deciding to retire after 50 years in radio.
Dean “Clairsy” Clairs will join Lisa Shaw on-air from Monday to launch 96FM’s new breakfast show, The Bunch.
Although The Bunch won’t officially launch until next week, Clairsy will be on-air at 96FM from tomorrow morning for Fred’s final show of Botica’s Bunch.

Coles Radio takes a COVID hit, and the 80's reign: DAB+ Survey 3

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

It’s the mix of 80’s stations that hold the greatest national numbers for the DAB+ ratings in Survey 3, with Double J just behind.
WSFM 80’s, Gold 80’s, 97.3 The 80’s, Mix 80’s and 96FM 80’s combined for a total of 282,000 listeners nationally, in front of Double J’s 258,000.
Coles Radio that has been at the top nationally for a number of surveys was down to 194,000 listeners with the biggest drops in Sydney and Melbourne.

96fm wraps up 40 years in 40 days with a car giveaway

Monday 21 September, 2020
On Friday, 96fm Perth celebrated its 40th anniversary milestone with a live broadcast event at Australia’s largest pub, The Camfield, on Perth’s Burswood Peninsula.

Christian O’Connell has a new national night time show

Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Gold 104.3’s Christian O’Connell, will now also host a new daily national night show from Monday, 27 April 2020.
The Christian O’Connell Show - Be Part of Something Special, will bring Christian’s sense of fun, relatable humour and quick wit, to new markets and audiences across Australia, airing weekdays from 7pm – 8pm on Sydney’s WSFM, Melbourne’s GOLD104.3, Brisbane’s 97.3FM, Adelaide’s MIX102.3 and Perth’s 96 FM stations.

From rock star to radio newsroom

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

ARIA-winning musician, Julian Douglas from the Panics, has swapped keyboards and guitars for NewsBoss, and singing on stage for radio news broadcasts.

Dave McClung is headed west to Nova 93.7

Friday 27 September, 2019

Dave McClung has been appointed Nova 93.7 Perth Program Director following the move of Daniel Underhill to 96FM in July.


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