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Two ACE radio stations celebrate coming of age

Saturday 01 August, 2020
ACE Radio have celebrated the 18th birthdays of both its Coast FM Warrnambool and Mixx FM Hamilton stations.

Pacific Star is forecasting big things in 2021 as it purchases 2CH

Friday 05 June, 2020

Two significant sales have been announced this morning, with 2CH and 1377AM Melbourne changing hands.
Pacific Star Network has signed an agreement to acquire all the shares in EON 2CH Pty Ltd with the sale to be completed by July 1, telling shareholders that the cash consideration payable for 2CH and Licences would be approximately $11.2 million, excluding GST.

AFTRS students launch 2NRS on iHeartRadio

Monday 01 June, 2020

AFTRS Graduate Diploma Radio students today launched 2NRS on iHeart Radio, a commercial pop-up radio station broadcasting the hottest hits from today with a rewind to favourite tracks of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s.
2NRS celebrates First Nation, Australian and international artists and will be live from 7am – 6pm daily for the next two weeks, the broadcast can be heard via the website and the iHeart Radio app.

Ace Radio makes some cuts as COVID19 cuts deep into revenue

Monday 11 May, 2020

Like most regional broadcasters, Ace Radio is struggling with the effects of COVID-19.
With direct revenue down anywhere from 40%-50%, the management team has had to make some tough decisions on staffing levels with some positions in the sales team, admin and production being made redundant.
CEO, Mark Taylor, told radioinfo, “Being a family orientated network always makes these decisions difficult, but we have tried where possible to keep as many people employed as possible.

How radio is handling COVID19

Thursday 02 April, 2020
Radio station always rise to a crisis, and the current pandemic is no exception as presenters find different ways to inform and entertain their audiences.

ACE Radio’s Damien Hancock host of the Ace Radio Overnight program Victoria Overnight in collaboration with Mixx FM Hamilton announcer Matt Lipiarski created a parody of John Denver's 'Country Roads'.

Regional Radio Innovation Works for Local Businesses

Monday 30 March, 2020

If there’s anything good that comes out of adversity, it is that it tends to bring out the best in us. 

ACE Breakfast shows why Radio still matters more than ever

Wednesday 25 March, 2020
A few days ago, we linked to an article in the American entertainment magazine Variety titled: Radio, Don’t Blow Your Chance to Matter Again 

Season 2 of Women of Influence features Jackie O

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

ACE Radio’s Kate Meade, host of network breakfast show The Morning Rush, was listed in the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence in 2018 and it was this that inspired ACE Radio to launch its first official podcast, Women of Influence, with Kate at the helm.
Season 1 of the podcast launched in July, 2019 and has already gained listeners from all over Australia, with a growing and engaged Facebook community building alongside it.

Warrnambool radio's Lois Chislett to retire at years end

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Long-serving ACE Radio journalist, Lois Chislett, is set to retire at the end of the year.
Lois’ radio career began at 3YB Warrnambool in 1973, having completed her secondary education at St Anne’s College.
She started as a junior copywriter, writing scripts for radio commercials and was promoted to Department Head after 3 years in the job.

The message to business leaders is advertise or die

Monday 09 December, 2019

A record number of Australia’s media owners have united in a campaign to remind chief executives, chief financial officers and chief marketing officers of the importance of advertising to the long-term sustainability of their businesses.


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