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A daily briefing of news from the radio and audio industries from trade publications www.radioinfo.com.au and www.asiaradiotoday.com

A daily briefing of news from the radio and audio industries from trade publications www.radioinfo.com.au and www.asiaradiotoday.com

Location:

Australia

Description:

A daily briefing of news from the radio and audio industries from trade publications www.radioinfo.com.au and www.asiaradiotoday.com

Language:

English


Episodes

SCA Capital Raising, COVID-19 Cuts at ARN, Anzac Day radio vignettes

4/6/2020
SCA has announced $169M fully underwritten capital-raising to keep the company operating through the COVID-19 Crisis, Cost-cutting at ARN in response to the advertising collapse but on-air teams will still broadcast five days a week, Media Heads produces ANZAC Day radio vignettes to help Australians celebrate. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:04:03

Surveys suspended, Advertising survivors, Radio Networks extend trading halts

4/5/2020
Radio surveys will be suspended until the end of the COVID-19 crisis, once Survey 2 is in mid-April. Metro radio sales teams are wooing advertisers that are continuing to trade through the crisis. Pacific Star and SCA extend their trading halts as look for certainty moving forward. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:03:05

New Radio Advertisers, Free National Radio News service, JobKeeper saves Radio Jobs

4/2/2020
Radio networks now focussing on previously untapped advertisers to boost flagging revenues, Community stations offer free access to National Radio News during the COVID-19 crisis, The JobKeeper initiative saves Grant Broadcasters staff jobs that would otherwise have been made redundant For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:08:54

US Radio Coronavirus response - better Late than Never, Massive PayCuts at Mediaworks NZ, The Human Tragedy of COVID-19

4/1/2020
Radio networks in the U.S. have begun to respond to the advertising slump from Coronavirus with many staff being furloughed for 90 days, Staff at Mediaworks in New Zealand to take an immediate 15% pay cut as advertising takes a dive, FIVEaa Breakfast reveals the human emotion of the COVID-19 crisis. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:18

Grant redundancies, Elton John's Living Room Concert on YouTube, New Speakers for RadioDays Europe

3/31/2020
Redundancies and cost-cutting have started at Grant Broadcasters as radio advertising crumbles in response to COVID-19, Elton John's Living Room Concert to raise money for U.S. Coronavirus charities is now on YouTube, With RadioDays Europe postponed to December, new speakers have been announced for the Lisbon event. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:09

Grant Broadcasters cut staff, ACE Radio's business saver, Radioapp downloads surge

3/30/2020
Grant Broadcasters has become the latest radio network to cut jobs and running costs in a bid to survive the current crisis, ACE Radio has developed a way to keep their retail clients trading, As self-isolation continues, downloads of CRA's Radioapp surge and on-line listening grows rapidly. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:20

Radio listening surge, ACMA & the Future of Radio, Radio cuts the Internet Load

3/29/2020
Self-isolation during the Coronavirus crisis has seen a huge surge in media consumption as people search for information, ACMA has released its Future of Radio report indicating support for DRM, Listening to broadcast radio reduces the surge in internet traffic that is overload technical facilities. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:15

40% ad fall predicted, Multilingual COVID-19 news portal, Eight Nation Listening Survey

3/26/2020
Predictions have been made that advertising could slump more than 40% over the next four weeks with big pay cuts in agencies and media to follow, SBS launches a multilingual Coronavirus news portal to help non-English speakers, and a survey has been carried out of 8 Asian nations to find out how time spent listening to radio changes as people age. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:11

SCA cuts wages and continues trading halt, ARN executive positive to COVID-19, Coles biggest advertiser on DAB+

3/25/2020
Southern Cross Austereo has cut most staff and talent wages by 10% and extended its ASX trading halt until early April, ARN has been hit two days in a row with positive Coronavirus tests with Music Director, Jason Staveley, now in quarantine, and Coles named the biggest advertiser on digital radio. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:08:23

ARN locks down Melbourne studios, AirCheck monitors DAB+, Frustration as Radio works from Home

3/24/2020
ARN locked down its entire Melbourne studio complex after a staff member tested positive to Coronavirus, Client demand has seen the monitoring company, AirCheck, extending its coverage to all major DAB+ stations, Frustration is now starting to set in on some radio people working from their home studios. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:26

SCA trading halt after sell-off, Gamechangers looks for radio's future role, New community radio current affairs show

3/23/2020
SCA has gone into a trading halt after its shares fell to record lows in the midst of an unpredictable advertising market triggered by Coronavirus, The Gamechangers podcast revived to let radio people share their national shutdown experiences and discuss the future of Radio, Uncertainty over COVID-19 and 'the Shutdown' has sparked a new daily current affairs show for community radio. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:15

Alan Jones analysed, Radio's new direction, AM/FM challengers for in-car listening, Nine 's new music format

3/22/2020
After protecting its own staff, Radio now needs to focus outwardly to serve its homebound listeners, Alan Jones taken to task for Coronavirus comments, AM/FM radio is being challenged for the its top spot in in-car listening, Nine's new music format battles entrenched competition from FM alternatives. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:22

ABC job cuts delayed, Nine says ad market too hard to predict, Companies that advertise prosper in crisis

3/19/2020
The ABC has delayed the release of its 5 Year Plan and up to 200 staff redundancies until the crisis passes, Nine Entertainment withdraws it half-yearly Profit Guidance saying the current advertising market is too unpredictable, Evidence that companies that continue to advertise during a crisis perform, and then recover, quicker. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:43

Critical radio role as crisis unfolds, Nova looks for new Brisbane PD, Pacific Star's ASX trading halt concerns

3/18/2020
Radio's role in the helping manage the Coronavirus crisis will be critical, Nova is on the hunt for a new Brisbane Program Director after Jay Walkerden exits the station, Shareholders in Pacific Star waiting to find out what impact sporting event cancellations will have on the company's performance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:15

More metro teams self-isolate, Coronavirus radio campaign, Learning virus survival skills from others

3/17/2020
As the COVID 19 crisis continues, more networks are protecting their high rating talent by getting them to broadcast from home. The Federal Government has put $30M behind a Coronavirus media campaign that includes a large slice for radio. Radio stations around the World are devising ways to respond to the current threat. What can we learn from them? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:21

Remote radio stars working from home, Radiowave branding disappears, HPONs on offer

3/16/2020
Major radio stars are now working from home to self-isolate over coronavirus, Red FM & Spirt FM stations in WA have integrated into the SCA network becoming HIT and Triple M, ACMA is offering high-powered open narrowcast licences in Hobart and Gosford For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:46

Coronavirus and the Industry, Roy & H.G back at Auntie, Newspapers expand their Podcast offerings

3/15/2020
People are looking for answers on Coronavirus and Dr Andrew Rochford says in a Nova podcast that 80-percent infections will be mild, Roy & HG have returned to ABC Radio in time for the footy season, and Nine Entertainment's newspapers are expanding their podcast offerings. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:21

Corona Impact on Radio, Crocmedia likely buyer of Bunbury AM, NABShow cancelled

3/12/2020
Coronavirus is impacting widely with Smooth presenter, David Campbell, anxiously awaiting the results of testing. All signs appear to lead to Crocmedia being announced as the new owner of the former Spirit 621 Bunbury AM station in Western Australia, The operators of the World's largest broadcast technology convention, NABShow in Las Vegas, have now cancelled the April event. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:27

ABC Coronavirus weapon, ABC dominates Adelaide Breakfast, CBAA's features and documentaries

3/11/2020
The ABC is combating the fear of Coronavirus with a calming podcast that answers many questions, FIVEaa breakfast crashes as ABC's Ali Clarke claims the top spot in Adelaide, Applications open for community radio producers to participate in CBAA's National Features and Documentaries Series. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:28

Survey 1 Spin, Changing the Face of Journalism, Facebook to face Federal Court

3/10/2020
The Spin Doctors have been hard at work convincing us that every radio network is a winner from Survey 1, An expert in Broadcast Journalism wants to change the way news outlets approach the news, Facebook has been charged under privacy regulations that allegedly saw the data of 300,000 Australian Facebook users' shared illegally. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:09:26