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ARIA award the #1’s
On Friday August 10 ARIA will honour local artists who have achieved a #1 single, album or music DVD from August 2010 -> August 2012. The ARIA #1 Chart Awards haven't run for 2 years, but due ...
Amber has her say
In an article in Mumbrella, they have spoken to ex-Austereo Adelaide breakfast host, Amber Petty (pictured), who wanted to voice her opinion on the Bruno Bouchet incident. In part she says that ...
Latest on DAB+
ACMA have extended DAB+ trial licences in Canberra and Darwin for a further 12 months. This will allow for more testing to occur so they can successfully introduce DAB+ to other regional areas. ...
New APD for Nova Adelaide
Nova 919, Adelaide have appointed Jarrod Walsh (pictured) as their Assistant Program Director. Jarrod, who has been at the station since its launch in 2004, will continue to be on-air from 9am to ...
Brisbane busy filming content
In the last week of Survey 5, two stations in Brissy have been keeping very busy with the goal to deliver memorable on-air and online content for their breakfast shows. You gotta feel for Scott ...
Darwin radio man fired
Late last week we told you about a Darwin radio man that was in some hot water (see here). Well now the 'NT News' have reported that HOT 100 and Mix 104.9 PD, Phil Brandel, has been sacked after ...
TRN NZ’s new CEO
ARN’s New Zealand radio network TRN has appointed Jane Hastings (pictured) as their new CEO. She comes from Amalgamated Holdings Limited where she was the General Manager, Entertainment, ...
More changes…this time at RN
ABC Radio National's Paul Comrie-Thompson is leaving to pursue other interests following the recent resignation of his co-host Michael Duffy. Station Manager Michael Mason thanked Paul ...
NSW Premier pashes radio host
The NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell played spin the bottle with Kyle and Jackie O this morning. They have played the game with various celebs including Jennifer Hawkins and Rebecca Gibney. Of the ...
Lineup changes at SAFM
A new addition to the SAFM Adelaide lineup once dated a supermodel. No it's not Andy Lee. With Alexis Kuchel taking a break from radio, she makes room for Angus O'Loughlin who said on Twitter…
The Shire song
A TV show like 'The Shire' will always create a lot of content opportunities for radio, especially for a breakfast show the following day. Phone topics, interviews, sketches or songs can be ...
Radio on #TheShire Ep 2
Episode 2 of 'The Shire' hit our screens last night. Last week we found out what a few radio people had to say about it (see it here). Here's what they were saying on Twitter after the recent ...
Bruno’s side of the story
Bruno Bouchet, the ex-guest and talent producer on The Kyle and Jackie O Show, has written a guest post on Mumbrella explaining his side of the saga that has been the last few days. He made news ...
Your questions answered
Last week we published a story about Southern Cross Austereo bringing legendary production guru, Dave Foxx, to their ACRA's session (see it here). Many of the comments we received were wanting to ...