Sky News Radio joins the Nova Player line up

NOVA Entertainment and Sky News Australia have announced a new partnership that sees Sky News Radio – a live audio stream of the Sky News television channel – rolled out on the Nova Player

The Nova Player is a mobile, web and smart speaker app that puts all of Nova’s content in one place, now including Sky’s news coverage and on-demand content.

Sky News Australia Head of Digital, Tim Love said, “We’re delighted NOVA has come on board as our new audio partner which will enable us to connect with new audiences as they are on the move and extend the reach of our award-winning news coverage on the biggest issues facing the nation.”

“We look forward to bringing Nova Player listeners our roster of industry-leading journalists and Australia’s best commentators.”

Sky News Radio’s line-up includes breakfast presenter Peter Stefanovic live on weekdays from 5:30am on First Edition, followed by the morning headlines with Laura Jayes during AM Agenda at 9.00am. 

Throughout the day, Sky News’ political news anchors including Chief News Anchor Kieran Gilbert, Political Editor Andrew Clennell and News Day hosts Ashleigh Gillon and Tom Connell, deliver the day’s breaking news.

On weekdays from 5:00pm, listeners can hear commentators like Sharri MarksonPeta CredlinAndrew BoltChris KennyPaul Murray and Piers Morgan.

Sky News Radio will also bring weekly programs Outsiders with Rowan DeanRita Panahi and James MorrowBusiness Weekend with Ross Greenwood and The Media Show with Jack Houghton.

Listeners can also access on-demand audio episodes of Sky News programs.

Adam Johnson, NOVA Entertainment’s Chief Growth Officer, said, “Sky News Radio is the perfect addition to our Player app line-up, complementing our Nova, Smooth and Star music stations and FIVEaa.”

“We know our audience are hungry for breaking stories, 24/7 rolling news and opinion and now they are able to access all of this with a simple swipe on their device. Sky News will also offer our advertising partners new, highly engaged audience segments to reach through our digital audio platforms.”

Sky News Radio is available to stream on the Nova Player, Smooth Player, Star 104.5 Player and FIVEaa Player apps, and via the Sky News Australia App.

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26 Jun 2023 - 12:40 pm

Aligning yourself with Sky News is a choice isn’t it?

Andrew Murray Dean
26 Jun 2023 - 5:28 pm

How wonderful…boomer outrage triggers from Cookers on a rotating basis…The Voice…Drag Queens…Climate Change…Electric Cars…Wind Farms..The ABC…The Voice…Drag Queens..Climate……………

Drew Boult.
27 Jun 2023 - 11:41 am


28 Jun 2023 - 2:05 am

Outrageous! How dare they platform a different point-of-view.

28 Jun 2023 - 7:25 am

They were already on iheart
Having an alternative voice is never a bad thing,

Phil Ross
24 Jul 2023 - 10:55 am

Since Sky News Radio left I ❤️ radio I haven’t been able to get my Google home to play Sky News. There must be a new Google command related to Nova but who knows what it is ☹️.


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