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What’s a pecan?
In a great piece of publicity for the 'Fitzy & Wippa' Breakfast Show, Wippa has recorded a segment on Channel Nine's 'Millionaire Hot Seat'. Slightly ironically, the TV show is hosted by ...
Nova’s Deano gets creative
Nova's late night jock Dean Thomas has created a strong piece of content around 'stalking' UK singer Olly Murs. Leveraging online is a critical part of engaging with listeners, and this idea is a ...
Dobbo: Kyle not an issue
Guy Dobson has spoken about the latest survey, and the much-discussed influence of the 'Kyle factor' saying that the results show that Sandilands is clearly not a turn-off for listeners. He has ...
‘Be a Real Leader’
Paul Dowsley is the Executive Producer of one of the most successful, long-running and listened to Breakfast Programs in Australia – Fox FM's Matt & Jo Show. This show has more ...
Ugly Phil gets horny
The Central Coast is arguably the biggest commuter market per capita in Australia with 33% of employed Central Coast residents commuting daily to Sydney for employment. This means petrol prices ...
Power of an idea
Proving that great ideas often can translate to other markets, the excellent 'postering' concept that Nova 919 developed in Adelaide (see our earlier story here), has been taken up in New Zealand ...
Perth ratings trends
Each survey Radio Today looks at the long-term survey trends of a specific market, and given the milestone achieved by Mix 94.5 in Perth this survey in reaching 100 consecutive surveys at #1, we ...
Merrick catches an arrow
In a very strong piece of content from Triple M that was setup, evolved, and teased across a number of days, including being smashed across the weekend, the 'Merrick catches an arrow' story ...
Kingsley Hall leaves dmg
One of the first executives hired by Paul Thompson when he built DMG, Kingsley Hall (right), has resigned from his role as Chief Operating Officer to move his family back home to Adelaide. In the ...
Revenue ‘patchy’
CRA have released revenue figures for April 2012 showing 'patchy' performance. The April revenue figures show a fall of 2.6% yoy, with the individual market (yoy) performances largely down, with ...
100 not out for Mix
It is always a nervous wait for the phone call from Nielsen Media Research with the survey results, although you would understand if the team at Mix 94.5 in Perth are usually less nervous than ...
dmg: Smooth “6% in a year”
This week dmg confirmed the relaunch of 91.5 and 95.3 as Smooth on 21 May (read here). The exact strategic position the brand will look to occupy won't become entirely apparent until launch, ...
A ‘Sound’ story
The New Zealand market is arguably the most saturated radio market in the world, with a huge number of full-strength commercial signals across the country. Given that, launching a new brand ...
Absolute Hamish & Andy
Southern Cross Austereo's Hamish & Andy have announced a dual broadcast with Christian O'Connell from Absolute Radio in London in a fortnight. The Christian O'Connell show has around a ...