Nikole Gunn

Nikole Gunn's articles

We’ve been Trumped
Much has been written about the US Presidential election and the vote that delivered the Presidency to Donald Trump. Much air time has been devoted to what a Trump administration will mean to ...
The ACRA provincial news nominees
Anyone who has bemoaned the quality of radio talent these days hasn’t taken a look at what’s going on in the provincial markets. Again it’s been reflected in this year’s ACRA nominees. They’re ...
Introducing the ACRA News Nominees …
This year’s ACRA nominations reflect the best in Australia’s commercial radio industry.  To be nominated is flattering, but to take one home is outstanding. In the lead up to this year’s awards ...
I stuffed up …. and that’s OK
Thank you Kitty Chiller and Karmichael Hunt. A nod to Thanasi Kokkinakis and all those others, whose names have resulted in slip ups and unexpected mirth.
Under Pressure
It’s been a brutal few months for journalists across all spectrums of the media.  Almost on a daily basis, we’re covering some of the most traumatic events around the world.
Derryn Hinch: “That’s Life” now in Canberra
After eight long weeks of campaigning, promises and political spin, the Federal election has been run and (almost) won. With millions of votes yet to be counted, neither the Coalition nor the ALP ...
Traditional v Digital
Newsrooms of the 21st century have entered a ‘golden age’ where adaptability has become more than just a buzzword.
What does it take?
What does it take to make it to the top of your game in news?  What is it that makes that journo stand out from the rest? What is it that gets them hired above everyone else?
The Hoax Dilemma
Recent bomb hoaxes involving more than a hundred schools across the country placed the media in a difficult position.  The news spread quickly on both Social Media and Mainstream Media.
What’s App in news?
The radio news landscape is very different to just a few years ago.  Newsrooms have contracted and bulletins networked, leaving journalists to work smarter.
Going bush
Much has been made of the contraction within the industry and the down sizing of newsrooms over the past 12 months.  It’s invariably led to the question: where are we going to get the ‘new blood’ ...
Hot, hotter, hottest?
It’s been a good 18-months for Eddie McGuire and the Hot Breakfast.  Hard work behind the scenes and in front of the microphone has paid off with consistent results each survey.
A hot “Hot Breakfast”
A chessboard and its pieces is an analogy that’s been used before to describe events these past few days in Melbourne FM radio. And it’s a spot on description.
Longevity: it’s a numbers game.
Smoothfm’s newest recruit Steve Blanda has reached a radio milestone that very few manage to attain. After leaving 2UE in the great Macquarie/Fairfax purge of just a few months ago, Blanda is ...