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What would Dexter do?
The television series ‘Dexter’ is compelling. The concept is unique: in broad terms, 'Dexter' is a serial killer who kills other serial killers. The production is first-class. The ...
Duffy leaves Radio National
Radio National has announced the resignation of Michael Duffy, the co-host of the Counterpoint program. Duffy has presented the program since 2004, and co-presented since 2007 with Paul Comrie ...
New GM for Bundy
After a long search, Grant Broadcasters have appointed a new General Manager to their recently acquired Bundaberg Duopoly. Trish Mears (pictured) has been appointed to the role of General Manager ...
Wilko farewells Star 104.5
Following the news last week that he is battling an eye tumour, Wilko from the Star 104.5 Breakfast Program on the Central Coast finished with the station this morning to focus on his medical ...
Is it me you’re looking for?
SmoothFM have continued their heavy focus on weekend personality shows, with the news that Lionel Richie will commence a program from 9am on sundays. The new program replaces the Seal show, which ...
SCA make programming changes
Changes at Southern Cross Austereo in the Melbourne and Sydney programming departments. Matthew Eggleston, who is presently Music Director at Fox FM Melbourne, will relocate to Sydney to become ...
Save The Date: 28 June
Radio Today was launched, amongst other reasons, to provide the industry with a forum to only not explore the 'what happened', but the 'how' and 'why'.   And we subscribe to the principle of ...
96FM make hay from Hay St.
96FM in Perth have had a big week. After 100 surveys exactly in the overall #1 position, Mix 94.5 were knocked off by 96FM by a margin of 0.1%. The 96FM growth has come after a rough couple of ...
CEO’s rug up tonight
Rhys Holleran from Southern Cross Austereo, Mark Scott from the ABC, and Brett Chenoweth from APN are preparing to rug up to sleep rough tonight. This year the Vinnies CEO Sleepout is aiming to ...
The Day the Earth Moved
For Victorians, last night saw a 5.5 earthquake rumble across the state, thankfully causing minimal damage. A great opportunity for radio to reflect the event; and Jon Vertigan from the Ace ...
Sea dominate Central Coast
The first, and only, Nielsen Media Research survey for the Central Coast in 2012 has given Southern Cross Austereo's Sea FM a big win. Sea FM have taken a massive leap, of over 5%, to move from ...
FiveAA stretches lead
We spoke yesterday with some of the Programming Chiefs around the country about their views on Survey 4 yesterday (see here), and we thought it worth having a look at one of the quiet achievers. ...
The Washup: Survey 4
    Like any survey day there are good and bad results, and many flat ones. The programmers are the people who wear the results, whatever they may be. For the Group Programmers, they ...