102.9 Triple M is the top rating station in the latest GfK Newcastle radio survey with a share of 17% (people 10+). Next came Hit 106.9 with 13%, followed closely by 2jjj on 12.9%. NEW FM had a share of 8.9% with sister station 2HD on 8.2%. 102.9 Triple M was the top rating station in breakfast, morning and afternoon. Click on image for full details.
Michael McLaren has been confirmed as the new host of 2GB Afternoons, commencing in January 2024. McLaren started his radio career at 2GB in 2006 as a program producer. His on-air career kicked off in 2011, first hosting 2GB’s Weekend Overnight program before taking on Australia Overnights Monday-Friday in 2016. In 2023, he fronted 2GB’s number one rating Weekend Mornings program.