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Hauraki to poach Devlin
New Zealands TRN is thisclose to poaching high-profile RadioLive presenter Martin Devlin from Mediaworks. TRN's Director of Programming and Marketing, David Brice, has offered Devlin the ...
Macvean leaves SCA
After eight years with Southern Cross Austereo, Jeremy Macvean will leave his role as head of digital and new business development in September. SCA will be establishing a new role titled 'head ...
Nova doing their civic duty
Nova 100 have developed a great piece of story arc content around the confusing parking meter signs in Melbourne. After receiving a parking fine that she felt was undeserved, Nova 100's Breakfast ...
SCA invest in London broadcasts
Southern Cross Austereo today announced that the national drive show Fifi & Jules will broadcast live from London during the first week of the 2012 Olympic Games. As part of that week, the ...
FY radio revenue down slightly
CRA have released the revenue figures for FY12 for metropolitan commercial radio. The figures show that revenue overall was down slightly across the board by 0.47% to a total of $680.7m, when ...
Great co-branding from 2Day & Sony
2Day FM and dance group Justice Crew have filmed a music video to their current song 'Boom Boom'. In a smart piece of cross-brand promotion, featured in the video are Kyle & Jackie O, Hamish ...
Ronnie Wood cleans up in UK awards
The Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards have been run and won in the UK, you can see all the winners, plus a number of interviews on Radio Today in the UK here. However a couple of notable winners; ...
SCA takes ACMA to court
The Southern Cross Austereo tussle with ACMA has taken another turn, with SCA taking ACMA to court over the additional condition imposed on 2Day FM, over Kyle Sandilands. ACMA had ruled that ...
ACMA regional radio changes
ACMA have invited submissions on their proposed changes to the 'trigger event' legislation as it applies to regional radio licensees. The proposal will revoke the existing local content license ...
Rinehart sells off Fairfax Media
The cat and mouse game between Fairfax Media and Gina Rinehart has continued today with her private company selling $50 million worth of shares in Fairfax. In a release today, Rinehart confirmed ...
Vertigan sings for Abbot
ACE Radio's Jon Vertigan was one of a number of presenters who had access to the various political leaders this week. The reason they were all doing the media round was the commencement of the ...
Who dominates radio in 2012?
Aircheck provide an excellent airplay monitoring service; of both advertisers and songs. They also provide the data for the Radio Today airplay charts on a 7-day rolling basis updated daily. ...
V8 street unveiled
Yesterday we told you about the excellent local campaign ran by 4TO-FM, and Breakfast Announcer Steve Price, in Townsville to rename a local street (see here). The new street name was officially ...
2CC News Director back on-air
2CC's News Director Jorian Gardner is back on-air this week after his inappropriate joke about 'upskirting' the Prime Minister (see here). Gardner had been suspended for a fortnight by the ...