29 November 2023 Craig Reucassel has been announced as the new Breakfast host on ABC Radio Sydney.The popular member of The Chaser team will officially take the reins from mid-January, with current Breakfast host James Valentine moving back into Afternoons.Reucassel makes the jump to Breakfast radio after a bumper year hosting a third series of the ABC TV… Read More
29 November 2023 ARN’s Power FM and 2ST in the Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven regions of New South Wales have launched their holiday promotion: ‘Santa’s Sleigh’.The initiative invites listeners to share their Christmas wishes, and the stations could make those dreams come true by delivering the dream gifts straight to their doorstep. … Read More
29 November 2023 NOVA Entertainment has today announced that Dave Rabbetts will depart the Star 104.5 Breakfast show at the completion of his contract at the end of the year.Affectionately known as ‘Rabbit,’ Rabbetts has been at the New South Wales Central Coast station since 2015 and has played a huge role in the top rating show’s success.Star… Read More
28 November 2023 Every time someone says, “I watched a podcast video” I inwardly smile at the juxtaposition, but then I watched two radio shows last week. I’ve been wondering since whether there is merit in radio stations incorporating regular live show recordings into their frameworks and advertising structures.
28 November 2023 Triton Digital and Commercial Radio and Audio (CRA) have launched Podcast Metrics Demos+ in Australia. Podcasts published in the Australian Podcast Ranker can now access audience profiles and demographic data each month, giving them insight into the number of listeners and downloads, age and gender, purchase history and intent, interests, and the media consumption behaviours… Read More
28 November 2023 SCA have announced summer lineups with The Jimmy and Nath show taking over the Hit network’s breakfast, Harley Breen, Candice Warner and Tom Tilley on Triple M’s and Hitmas returning for Christmas Day.With capital city station presenters for 2DayFM, Fox FM, Hit and Triple M mostly heading on holidays this Friday, summer lineups for 2023… Read More
28 November 2023 New Zealand's GfK Survey 3, 2023 has been released with positive statistics for radio with 74% of the population 10+ listening daily and NZME's Newstalk ZB still on top overall, but The Rock ahead in the 18-54 age groups.
27 November 2023 Recycling is at the heart of a special initiative that’s kicking off at Geelong Christian community station 96three FM today.Content Director Leroy Brown says “We’re thrilled to unveil our Recycle 4 Radio campaign.”Listeners can support the campaign and make a meaningful impact via the Vic Container Deposit Scheme.“By downloading the Vic CDS App (to your region)… Read More
24 November 2023 WSFM Breakfast duo Jonesy & Amanda last night celebrated 18 years on the airwaves with an iHeartLIVE event: ‘An Evening with Jonesy & Amanda.’The exclusive one-off show was held at the Sydney Coliseum Theatre, in front of a lively audience of 3,000 listeners.Crafted in the style of a live radio broadcast, the 90-minute event captured the… Read More
24 November 2023 Mix 102.3’s The Ali Clarke Breakfast Show and Credit Union SA are bringing Back to School Fridays back for 2024.The partnership will see Credit Union SA and the Mix102.3 Breakfast Show visit eight schools next year for mornings of fun and activities, kicking off with a special one today.Credit Union SA CEO Todd Roberts says… Read More
24 November 2023 Haylee Potts still can’t quite believe that she is the proud owner of an ACRA.Taking out this year’s award for Best Radio Show Producer (Non-Metro) was a true pinch-yourself moment for the announcer and producer at Canberra’s Mix 106.3.“Nothing will beat the high of that night,” beams Haylee.Better still, the most important people in her… Read More
24 November 2023 There were smiles aplenty when a host of high profile guests shared their earliest radio memories, as ABC Radio Sydney celebrated it’s 100th anniversary with a special live broadcast from the New South Wales State Library yesterday morning.ABC Chair Ita Buttrose revealed to host Sarah Macdonald that as a child, she and her brothers would… Read More
23 November 2023 Four companies have won spectrum in the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) 3.4/3.7 GHz bands spectrum allocation process.Of 588 lots available, 574 were allocated to bidders. The allocation realised total revenue to the Commonwealth of $721,766,300.Mobile JV Pty Ltd won 44 lots of spectrum for $128,194,100.NBN Co Pty Ltd won 200 lots of spectrum… Read More
23 November 2023 Birthday celebrations (and one heck of a lot of candles) are in order today, as commercial radio in Australia turns 100.It’s a day to reflect on how far we’ve come as an industry, and consider what lies ahead.Commercial Radio & Audio (CRA) today pays tribute to all those in the industry, past and present, and… Read More
23 November 2023 Sports Entertainment Group Limited (SEG) has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Sports Entertainment Network NZ Limited (SEN NZ) has entered a non-binding agreement with TAB New Zealand (TAB NZ) to acquire SEN NZ’s digital and audio businesses (SENZ Digital & Audio).These include the SENZ brand, app and website and its network of 28 radio… Read More
23 November 2023 NewsCast, News Corp Australia’s on-demand audio division, will launch Breaking Badness this weekend, a six-episode true crime podcast following former homicide detective Gary Jubelin as he goes inside the walls of a maximum security prison.As a cop, Jubelin spent decades locking up murderers, gang leaders and rapists – and he didn’t care what happened to… Read More
22 November 2023 Jason Hawkins and Lauren Phillips with news reader Clint Stanaway emotionally announced their departure at the end of this year from breakfast on KIIS 101.1, with Kyle and Jackie O syndicated their show into Melbourne from 2024.
22 November 2023 ARN have renewed Christian O’Connell’s contract for an additional five years and Kyle Sandilands and Jackie Henderson have inked their deal with the network until the end of 2034. Additionally, The Kyle and Jackie O Show will broadcast live into Melbourne on KIIS 101.1 in 2024