6 November 2023 Five years ago, the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) offered a Graduate Diploma in Radio which you could attend full and part time and only face to face. That diploma has shifted to include podcasting and now allows those who live regionally, perhaps have full time work, or young children, or limits around accessibility, the ability to still immerse themselves in radio, audio and sound production. People like Myoung Jae Yi.
31 October 2023 It passed quietly but February 2023 was the 10th anniversary of Jon Bisset taking over as General Manager, now Group CEO of The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA). He’s also CEO of RPH which has branched into Powerd Media, but more on that launch later.
25 October 2023 Terms and condition may have come back to bite ARN today with an application to the Takeovers Panel outlining that ARN’s June purchase of the share interest in SCA may have been in breach of the Corporations Act due to the nature of an exchange of shares by Allan Gray.
23 October 2023 Misty Fisher is hosting breakfast on 2GF 89.5 Grafton while also studying the Graduate Diploma in Radio with the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) part time. She’s been with 2GF about six months now after the former host of 30 years, Richie Williamson, stepped into politics. Every time she thinks or is asked about her on-air role, she is so overwhelmingly happy she feels like she needs to pinch herself.
15 August 2023 After slightly bemoaning radio’s lack of Matilda’s hype before and during the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Quarter Final against France, I am delighted to update you with where and how you can listen to the rest of the tournament.
26 July 2023 After 12 years Spotify this week finally increased its premium service from $9.99 to 10.99 a month ahead of its Q2 earnings report. That was released yesterday. Despite showing continued gains in both monthly and premium subscribers, the company still had an operating loss of €247 million.