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Production Manager (2TM/One FM Tamworth)-Apr 18
Announcer (SCA Shepparton) - Apr 18
Audio Producer (Hit 107 Adelaide) - Apr 16
Content Director (SCA Shepparton) - Apr 16
Breakfast Announcer (Triple M Cairns) - Apr 16
Producer (Macquarie Sports Radio Sydney) - Apr 13
Announcer (Triple M Bundaberg) - Apr 13
Promotions Manager (Triple M Sydney) - Apr 13
Brand & Promotions Director (Nova Sydney) - Apr 10
Future Casual Positions (Star 104.5 Erina NSW) - Apr 5
Breakfast Announcer/Creative Copywriter (Magic 93.1 Berri SA) - Mar 28
Technical Assistant (Hope Media Sydney) - Mar 27
Announcer/Copywriter (2EC Bega) - Mar 22
Broadcast Technician (ARN Brisbane) - Mar 21
Broadcast Engineer (ARN Brisbane) - Mar 21

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Technical Assistant (Hope Media Sydney), Production Manager (2TM/ONE FM Tamworth), Announcer (SCA Shepparton), Audio Producer (Hit 107 Adelaide), Content Director (SCA Shepparton), Breakfast Announcer (Triple M Cairns), Producer (Macquarie Sports Radio Sydney), Announcer (Triple M Bundaberg), Promotions Manager (Triple M Sydney), Brand and Promotions Director (Nova Sydney), Future Casual Positions (Star 104.5 Erina), Breakfast Announcer/Creative Copywriter (Magic 93.1 Berri SA),  Announcer/Copywriter (2EC Bega), Broadcast Technician (ARN Brisbane), Broadcast Engineer (ARN Brisbane).


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Is John Burns Set To Retire from 3AW breakfast?

The Herald-Sun reports: 3AW is looking at a succession plan for their enormously successful breakfast radio show, Ross and John. The talk titans are out of contract at the end of this year, with Ross Stevenson expected to stay on and John Burns to slide gracefully into retirement. Burnso was a barrister before he became Stevenson’s sidekick in 2001, helping to rack up more than 100 number one rating spots. Some say comedian Glenn Robbins is already auditioning through his regular spot on the show.




Vale Darrell Eastlake (1942-2018)

Legendary sports commentator Darrell Eastlake has died after a battle with Alzheimers disease. He was 75.His media career began on radio when he began providing surf reports on Sydney station 2UW in the 1960s before moving to Queensland and working full-time for Gold Coast station 4GG.  He returned to NSW in the '70s and signed on with Channel 9 in 1982.  Full story.   


Dave Shearer

Dave Shearer now Fresh 92.7 GM

Dave Shearer, former Nova 919 and FIVEaa Adelaide PD has been appointed as the General Manager at Fresh 92.7 Adelaide.  He replaces Troy Sincock.


Elle Beattie

Elle Beattie Joins Kinderling Kids Radio

Elle Beattie (nee Conwell) has been appointed as Executive Producer for the Early Learning Programs at Kinderling Kids Radio. She was formerly the Executive Producer of Nova’s Drive Show ‘Kate, Tim & Marty’


Gary Roberts

Gary Roberts Announcement

NOVA Entertainment has announced that Gary Roberts, Managing Director of Nova 93.7 Perth, has tendered his resignation effective from 2 July.  He's had nearly 50 years’ experience in broadcast media, including 16 years as Managing Director for Nova 93.7.  More details.


RTIFM

RTIFM  Back With All Hits, All Day

RTI FM is back promising ‘all hits, all day’  Commencing on the 18th of April 2018 RTI is launching Its brand new station and rejuvenated format. Newly appointed Content Director Lisa Watson will steer the ship, alongside Dani Amaya. New shows include Tim, Jess and Ben in the mornings. Followed up later in the day by Nate, Dani and Rob. Full details.


Tess Connery

Tess Connery on 2SER Breakfast Radio

2SER  has announced that Tess Connery will be the new presenter of 2SER Breakfast. Tess currently hosts the Tuesday Daily, and has been volunteering at 2SER for three years. She is a graduate of Macquarie University. Outgoing presenter Nic Healey will be moving on to present Breakfast for ABC North West, based in Karratha.


Gemma Maddox

Gemma Joins Hit 104.7

Gemma Maddox has moved from HIT 96.9 in Shepparton commenced at Canberra FM as the Hit 104.7 afternoon announcer 12 – 3.  She is also covering social media.


Carmen Braidwood

Carmen Braidwood moves on after 96FM axing

After 96 FM's breakfast show was yanked, former Perth co-host, Carmen Braidwood is now focusing her energies into a bright career as an MC, business consultant, lecturing at TAFE. Carmen Braidwood and Brad 'Fitzi' Fitzgerald were notified in late October last year that their contracts would not be renewed. Full Story    


SEA Hit 90.9

SEA FM No 1 in Gold Coast/Tweed Ratings

In the first survey for 2018, SEA FM was the top rating station on the Gold Coast with 13.3%.  Former No 1 station Hot Tomato dropped 4.8 to 12.1%.  Hot Tomato also recorded huge drops in all sessions. Gold FM came third with 11.2%.  Full details.


Graeme Gilsenan

Vale Graeme Gilsenan (aka Graeme Gill)

Former Australian announcer Graeme Gilsenan has died aged 82.  He started his radio career in the early 50s as a record boy in the music library at 3UZ for around 12 months before moving to 3KZ where he worked as a panel operator for Alan Freeman, eventually becoming a presenter. In the mid '50s Graeme moved to 2RG Griffith. More details.


GfK

GFK Canberra Radio Ratings - Survey 1

The first GFK Canberra radio ratings were released today April 11. Mix 106.3 is the No 1 station at 18.1%. 2JJJ (9.5%) had the highest increase in ratings at 3.1%, whilst ABC Canberra dropped down to 12.9% (-4.0%). They also lost 10.3 in evening and 5.6 in breakfast.  Talk station 2CC increased their share from 5.9 to 7.1%  Full Details   Press Releases.


Radio Alive

Radio Alive campaign grabs marketers by the ears
 
Commercial radio has recently launched the next phase of its “Radio Alive” campaign, using rapid-fire audio effects to bring to life success stories about marketing managers and business owners who have used radio to drive sales results. Full Story  
 

Nick Backstrom

Nick Backstrom On Brekky

Nick Backstrom, a recent graduate of the Radio Training Institute in Melbourne, will make his radio debut as breakfast announcer at 4LG Longreach. Nick was based for many years in Brisbane where he performed as an actor in many local productions.


Ian Blackley

Blackers Is Back

6iX Perth welcomes back Ian "Blackers" Blackley. He joins their line up from this weekend. He'll also be doing some fill in shifts from next week.


Gary Sands

Gazza Sands Says Farewell

Gary 'Gazza' Sands has announced on social media: "Well the day has finally come after 37 years in Community and Commercial broadcasting that I have packed up the headphones and finished my on air career, there have been some very big highs and a couple of lows, have met some wonderful people and will miss the listeners interaction. Hopefully a new full time career in Emergency Services comes to fruition."


2DAY 104.1

2DAY FM Ditch The Ads

This week 2DayFM announced that they would play zero ads from 9am until 4pm daily. A station Tweet reads: “Commercial free until after 4pm on 104.1 2DayFM." In January the station moved from a ‘Hits and Old School’ format to ‘More Music More Variety’.


Stuart Matchett

Vale Stuart Matchett

Stuart Matchett, former Triple J PD, has died. He commenced at 4ZZZ and was more recently in charge of ABC DiG on DAB.


Macquarie Sports Radio

Macquarie Sports Radio Launches April 4

Macquarie Media has announced the launch of a new sports radio network Macquarie Sports Radio. The station will launch on Wednesday April 4 to tie in with the beginning of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  The new network will replace the broadcaster’s Talking Lifestyle stations. In Sydney and Brisbane, weekday breakfast will be hosted by John Stanley and Beau Ryan, whilst Melbourne breakfast will be headed by Tony Leonard, Tony Shaw and Jimmy Bartel. Former SEN radio hosts David Schwartz and Mark Allen will lead national drive. Full details.


Spirit Radio

Spirit Radio No 1 in Geraldton

The first ever radio survey for the coastal city of Geraldton in Western Australia’s mid-west region was released today and kicks off the regional radio ratings schedule for 2018.  Spirit Radio (No 1 in survey) and Red FM (No 2) are the commercial radio stations serving the region.  ABC Mid West and Wheat Belt rated No 3. Full details.


Peter Deppeller

Cricket Australia Cuts Ties with ARN

Cricket Australia has pulled its advertising with the ARN radio network after taking issue with a question one of the network's producers asked at Steve Smith's emotional press conference. Peter Deppeler (pictured), a producer from breakfast show The Kyle and Jackie O Show, attended the conference last Thursday.  When Deppeler, who is better known as 'Intern Pete', was called on to ask a question, he said he wanted to take a "change of tack". "To see you upset tonight is very sad. We asked our listeners what we thought about this and we have opened up to them," he said. "Mate I've got to tell you... hold your head high for what you have done because what's actually been worse is what Davina and Dean did on Married At First Sight."



Maurie Service

Vale Maurie Service

Maurie Service, a well known 4GG salesman/newsman and sport presenter, has died on the Gold Coast. He passed away on Saturday March 31 after a battle with cancer. Born in Melbourne, Maurie was with 4GG for 24 years. He joined the station when it opened in 1967. After leaving 4GG he joined community station 4CRB FM and remained at 4CRB as a newsman until early in 2018. More details.


Peter Graham

Peter Graham's Final Program

This weekend Peter Graham hosted his final 'Saturday Night With Peter Graham' program on Sydney's Lifestyle Radio which is about to relaunch as a sport station. Pete says: "At 66 years of age and proud to have been on "Air" in Sydney for the past 31 years it is now my time to say " No Thanks" . Full story.


Nova 100

Nova 100 Celebrates 13 Year Partnership with MICF
 
Nova 100 and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival will celebrate a 13 year partnership from Wednesday 28 March to 22 April. Nova 100’s Chrissie, Sam & Browny will hold a live outside broadcast on Wednesday 28 March from 6am at the Melbourne Town Hall (Lower Town Hall), thanks to TAC. Showcasing many of the comedy shows, Chrissie, Sam & Browny will also chat to some of the comedians each weekday throughout the Festival.  




New Podcast Categories Announced for Radio Awards

Three new podcast categories have been introduced for the 2018 Australian Commercial Radio Awards to celebrate the best original podcasts produced in Australia. Four awards will be presented - Best Original Podcast (Branded); Best Original Podcast (Unbranded) and Best Radio Show Podcast (Metro and Non-Metro). Full details.


Ronnie Stanton

Ronnie Stanton Returns to Australia

Grant Broadcasters has announced the appointment of Ronnie Stanton as Regional Content Director for Queensland and Northern Territory. Ronnie will be based on the Sunshine Coast at the Hot 91.1 and Zinc96.1 studios where he was previously before leaving Australia in 2008. Full Story


Celeb HQ Show

Celeb HQ Show Launches on KISS FM

ARN has announced a new night entertainment show called 'Celeb HQ' with Zoe Marshall and John 'JC' Caldwell. Celeb HQ, features all the latest gossip from Hollywood and home and will air nationally every weeknight from 7pm – 8pm, right after Kyle & Jackie O’s Hour of Power.


Cei Saunders

Cei Saunders Joins Power FM

Cei Saunders is leaving WAVE FM and has accepted a move within the Grant Broadcasters group to sister station POWER FM Bega/Batemans Bay in a permanent workday shift. He  will also assist with Promotions and some Image Production.


Huttsey

'Huttsey' Off To WAVE FM

Patrick 'Huttsey' Hutley will join Wave FM Wollongong as Breakfast Show producer. Huttsey moves from 2EC Bega where's he's been hosting drive and looking after music duties for over a year now.




New Look 1116 SEN Footy

Melbourne’s home of footy, 1116 SEN, will launch its 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season coverage this weekend with an all-new call team – headed by Gerard Whateley. Gerard will be joined by Peter Donegan, Kevin Bartlett, Tristan Foenander and Anthony Hudson along with expert commentators Nick Dal Santo, Daisy Pearce, Danny Frawley, Adam Cooney, Terry Wallace and Bob Murphy. The new team will call the top rating Saturday and Sunday afternoon time slots throughout the home and away season and finals including the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Full details.




Vale David Frazer

David Frazer (who was on Facebook as David Sundownroundup) has passed away on the NSW Central Coast. David started at 6AM in Northam in 1979 and also worked at 6MD and 7AD. In recent years he's been part of Coast 96.3 FM in Gosford. David was also the father of 2GO and WS-FM newsreader Sean Frazer.  (Courtesy: The Radio Green Room)




Allan Aldwoth Stays at Triple M South West

After two months of filling in for Triple M South West's breakfast show, Triple M has made Allan Aldworth a permanent announcer. Previous to working for SCA, Allan completed an Advanced Diploma at North Metropolitan Tafe and worked at Spirit radio in Broome and then for the Network for 3 years.




Tonia Makes Bega Home

Tonia Liosatos has made the Bega Valley her home. She has joined 2EC/Power FM as their new journalist. Tonia began her broadcast career at ABC 666 in Canberra.




Ray Hadley: ABC Radio did me a huge favour

2GB/4BC radio host Ray Hadley says ABC Brisbane did him a favour by reshuffling their program line-up.  ABC’s Steve Austin was moved to a new Drive program. Hadley said. “We started about 8 points behind the ABC nearly two years ago. I’m now consistently about 8 per cent. The ABC gave me a huge favour with their program changes; their previous host was a proven performer."




Sian Signs On At ABC

Sian Johnson is leaving the Warrnambool Standard newspaper. She is joining the team at ABC Ballarat.




Jo Hall loses out on radio hosting gig

Channel 9 newsreader Jo Hall has been dropped as the host of the radio show Great Australian Lives following her drink-driving bust. The program, produced by Crocmedia and heard on 3AW as well as available as a podcast, saw Hall interview significant Australians. Hall was breath-tested by police as she drove from her East Hawthorn home to Box Hill in February and was found to have had one too many drinks. Last month she admitted her deep regret at her poor decision to get behind the wheel after a few drinks.




Gambling Ads Banned on Commercial Radio

New rules banning gambling ads during live sports coverage on commercial radio come into effect on March 30. The new provisions to ban gambling ads during the broadcast of live sporting events between 5am and 8.30pm have been included in the Commercial Radio Code of Practice following a period of community consultation. Full Story


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Record-breaking ‘Taking Care of Tathra’ Radiothon


East Coast Radio’s Taking Care of Tathra Radiothon, held over the weekend, raised a record-breaking $106,000 dollars for the Tathra Bushfire Mayoral Appeal Fund. In its 34th year, general manager of East Coast Radio, Jane Edwards, moved the Radiothon forward to help the stricken NSW South Coast town of Tathra, which was devastated by a fast-moving bushfire on Sunday, March 18. Full story.




Geelong Takes It To A Whole New Level


83 Moorabool Street in Geelong has been home to K rock and bay 93.9 for nearly 30 years and will remain that way for many years to come after an incredible studio and office build was complete on April 13. Full story






Exhibition: 80 Years of ABC Radio Hobart


Celebrate 80 years of Hobart’s most listened to radio station, ABC Radio Hobart, with an interactive exhibition at the Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens. The Director of Regional and Local, Michael Mason said, “the story of ABC Radio Hobart is the story of Hobart itself over the past 80 years.  The station has been there for every milestone in the city’s history since we began broadcasting just prior to the start of the second World War."  More details.



iHeartMedia Preparing Bankruptcy Filing


iHeartMedia Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as this weekend after months of negotiations with creditors who hold over $15 billion of the company’s debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Full story.





Radio Influences Dining Trends

 

One out of two radio listeners dine out at least once a week, 30% are eating out more frequently than before, and what they hear on radio influences their meal time decisions, according the latest Finding Consumer Trends report released  by Commercial Radio Australia and Presslaff Interactive Revenue. The Dining Habits survey, which involved more than 2,750 listeners from across Australia, reveals listeners’ preferences and interests when choosing to eat out and at home. Full story.