Newcastle survey 1 2015: KOFM top, ABC1233 surges ahead

The first Newcastle survey for 2015 has just been released.

KOFM retained top spot, rising by 0.3 to 15.6%.

ABC1233 reinforced its second place position, jumping 1.7 share points, the largest rise of the survey, to 13.6% overall.

NXFM was third, down 0.9 to 10.7%, followed by 2HD, up 0.6 to 10.4%. Triple J was fifth, steady on 9.9%.

New FM suffered the biggest fall of the survey, down 0.9 to 1.5 share points to 8.5%, slipping into sixth place. ABCFM, RN and NewsRadio all rose fractionally.

The survey was conducted for CRA between Sun Feb 8 and Sat Apr 4, 2015.

The full results are below. Refresh this page during today to see the latest updates.

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1233 ABC Newcastle Breakfast program number one in the market

The 1233 ABC Newcastle Breakfast program, hosted by Aaron Kearney has emerged as number one overall in the market following today’s release of the GFK survey results.

 This result saw the program increase by 2.2 share points to 18.3, ahead of close rival KOFM on 17.5.

 1233 ABC Newcastle Local Content Manager, Phil Ashley-Brown is thrilled with the result.

“This is great news for the station and particularly for our breakfast team. It was also pleasing to see our other programs have done well.”

 “It has been a challenging six months since the budget cuts, but the team has worked hard to deliver strong local content to our audiences, so this is an especially pleasing result.”

The station maintains its position as number two overall in the Newcastle market


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