In the latest GfK radio survey for Newcastle, 102.9 Triple M was the top rating station with a share of 20.3% (-2.1). They were followed by Hit 106.9 with 15.4% (+1.5). Next came 105.3 NewFM with 11.4% (+1.4). Triple M rated No 1 in breakfast, morning, afternoon and drive.
Sydney radio legend Doug Mulray of Triple M breakfast and WS FM drive fame has (apparently) passed away at the age of 71. At the time of printing (1.30am) this had not been reported on any news service but had been confirmed by at least two close friends. In December 2022 it was reported that he was struggling with a chronic illness.
Hit 102.5 Mount Isa was the most listened to station according to the latest survey from Mount Isa Xtra Insights. The station achieved 49.8% of listeners. Following Hit 102.5 was ABC North West QLD with 14.4%.
SCA Chief Content Officer Dave Cameron today announced that after 12 years Steve Mummery will be returning to SCA, joining the Perth Content team in the position of Content Strategy Manager, Perth.
Kate Ritchie will return to breakfast radio, joining Nova’s Sydney breakfast team Fitzy & Wippa, from Monday 13 March the show will be called Fitzy & Wippa with Kate Ritchie.