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$25m annually enough?
  Ryan Seacrest has signed a new deal with Clear Channel until 2015. His present deal, which was due to expire at the end of 2013 was for $20m annually, whilst the new deal ups that figure ...
Crocmedia adds stations
Melbourne-based content production house Crocmedia has launched its 'Off the Bench' program into the Western Australian market on the Spirit Radio Network.
Nova listeners ‘hang out’
The Nova Network launched its live performance brand 'The Red Room' earlier this year, and the next event will be tomorrow, and this one will utilise the Google+ technology. Pop singer Carly Rae ...
NZ Radio gets ready for awards
The 2012 New Zealand Radio Awards winners will be announced via a webcast presentation this Thursday 10 May, starting at 5pm NZ time. The awards presentation will last for around one hour and the ...
Good Charlotte & Fox FM make up
Since 2009 Fox FM's Matt and Jo show have been unsuccessful in each of their attempts to speak with Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte. The perceived 'blackban' was the result of a live ...
Nova ‘posters’ Adelaide
Planking is so last year. Nova Adelaide's Breakfast show 'Maz, Dan and Shane' have identified a great opportunity for an ongoing story arc, with potential for 'water-cooler' talk by launching ...
Wedding bells for Labrat
Jason 'Labrat' Hawkins, long-time B105 Breakfast Announcer, married his fiancee Lou at the weekend in Sydney (below). The ceremony was hosted by his good friend Kyle Sandilands, who was ...
Aussies win big in LA
The Worldwide Radio Awards were held in Los Angeles  at the weekend, and in the international category Australia punched well above our weight. From an eclectic list of finalists, in ...
Convergence Review released
The Federal Government has released the final report from its Convergence Review, and if the recomendations go through, it is likely to lead to consolidation of ownership in the media sector, ...
Nine unhappy with Kyle
The Nine Network are on a winner with The Voice, and deservedly so, it is a spectacularly well executed concept (see 'the lesson from the voice' here). However, they are protective of the ...
DMG ‘no comment’ on Smooth
Following the story that Radio Today broke on Friday afternoon regarding DMG's relaunch of 91.5 and 95.3 as 'Smooth' (here), the Fairfax press have picked up the news in The Age and the Sydney ...
2GB loses court case
The Macquarie Radio Network have lost their court case to overturn the new rules from ACMA forcing presenters to reveal when the company is receiving consideration from a sponsor. (See earlier ...
2UE tweaks lineup
2UE has made changes to its weekday lineup, to start from this coming Monday. Current Morning Presenter, David Oldfield will move to evenings and will be replaced in mornings by Stuart Bocking in ...