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Nova launch team's 20 year reunion

Friday 02 April, 2021
Most of the original Nova launch team celebrated 20 years since the station's launch yesterday at the QT Hotel in Sydney.

Merrick and Rosso were the original breakfast team.

Pictured with them below is newsreader Katrina Blowers, Alex Dalrymple and Andrew Martin.

How this man survived 20 years at Nova

Thursday 01 April, 2021
Tim Blackwell chats to Peter Saxon

Nova 96.9 Sydney turns 20

Wednesday 31 March, 2021

radioinfo speaks to Dean Buchanan about the launch.

Jeremy Cordeaux sacked for comments he made about Brittany Higgins

Monday 29 March, 2021

David Penberthy and Will Goodings issued an apology from Nova and FIVEaa this morning following comments made by veteran broadcaster, Jeremy Cordeaux, over the weekend.
During his weekend breakfast show, Cordeaux called Brittany Higgins a “silly liitle girl who got drunk” and then continuing with remarks branded as appalling by saying, “If this girl has been raped, why hasn’t the guy who raped her been arrested? Apparently everyone knows his name.”

A series of Podcast Sessions rounded out day two of #RadiodaysAsia

Friday 26 March, 2021

Rachel Corbett (Head of Podcast and Digital Content, NOVA), Henrik Isaksson, (Regional Managing Director, Acast), Corey Layton (Head of Digital Audio, ARN/iHeart), Tanya Nolan (Head of Audio News, ABC, Australia) and Jaime Chaux  (Head Of Digital - Commercial Radio Australia) joined moderator James Cridland to discuss how Australia is both collaborating and competing in the podcasting space.

Thank you Nova for always being team Rita: Red Room with Rita Ora

Thursday 18 March, 2021

“Thank you Nova for always being team Rita and always supporting new music and thank you to Warner – the best label in the world,” Rita Ora told Tim Blackwell at Nova’s Red Room last night.


To celebrate the release of new single ‘Bang Bang’  Rita Ora’s  performance was enjoyed by an intimate crowd at Warner Music in Sydney including Nova’s listeners who won tickets to the event along with Nova Talent Tim Blackwell (of Kate, Tim & Joel show) who hosted the event.

Tiesto climbs to No.9 like it's nobody's Business: AirCheck

Thursday 04 March, 2021

Chart Highlights    4 March 2021

  • Biggest Mover: Tiesto gains 222 spins to No.9 with ‘The Business’
  • Highest Gain: Spins for Amy Shark & Keith Urban's ‘Love Songs Ain’t For Us’ up 96.3%
  • Heating Up: Friday (Remix) by Riton, Nightcrawlers rises 12 places to No.26

AFTRS Alumni are on the move

Monday 01 March, 2021

Grant Maling, a Bidjigal man from LaPerouse Sydney, and AFTRS Graduate Diploma Radio class 2018, has just been promoted from Power FM Muswellbrook, to Workday Announcer and Promotions Manager at WAVE FM Wollongong.
Grant says, "I'm delighted to be at WAVE FM Wollongong! The Training I received at AFTRS is so valuable when you’re not only looking for a start in radio, but also when climbing the industry ladder."

So Far So Good for Dua Lipa

Friday 26 February, 2021

By Riarne Gale of AirCheck/RCS Australia

    Chart Highlights  –  25 February 2021


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