Guest Content

The Endangered Newsroom
News, and Journalists, have been discussed significantly over the last few days with the removal of four journalists from DMG's newsrooms in Melbourne and Sydney (here). Chris Rieger gave his ...
The value of News
  Radio Today reader Chris Rieger gives his perspective of the importance of 'news' to radio stations and their listeners.   Everyone in the business understands and accepts that ...
The true cost of mobility
John Parikhal and Taran Swan are founders of 'The Media Fix', a group that helps organisations stay on top of change, anticipate opportunities and take effective, competitive action. With their ...
The Lesson from ‘The Voice’
Rob McCasker has 20 years of radio experience, and now lives on The Great Ocean Road in Victoria as a freelance writer. How good is ‘The Voice’? Rhetorical because the evidence is ...
Being Real
Liam Renton is the PD and Breakfast Host of 96five in Brisbane and writes for Radio Today on 'being real'.    I was trained under some of the best PD’s in the country Brian Ford, ...
Managing Creative Talent
  Mark Hales is a former Program Director of Nova 919 in Adelaide, and Nova 937 in Perth. He is the founder of RadioConnect.net – a free online community for new radio talent in ...
Boy Bands : a tweenie love story
Wendy Harmer is an author, journalist, and editor-in-chief of The Hoopla website My little girl has left the building. Or at least she’s hovering at the door of womanhood. How do I know? ...
Prize Winner travel nightmares
Keiran Beasley is a former senior promotions and marketing executive with Austereo and DMG Radio, who now runs Pitch Group, and represents iMAR Entertainment in Australia. Australia’s ...
Talking to the Dog
At Radio Today we are fans of  the book 'Brand like a Rock Star', written by Canadian Programmer Steve Jones. He has a capacity to boil down issues to key take-outs, and in this ...
A ‘Fail’ for AM radio
Wendy Harmer is an author, broadcaster and editor-in-chief of 'The Hoopla' website.   The lack of women in AM commercial talkback radio in this country is bizarre. I’m struggling ...