Radio Today Tonight

Radio Today Tonight

Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight arrives every Thursday, mixing news and analysis, along with a discussion of all the personalities, politics and pressures involved in the industry. It's unfiltered, unedited and uncut, and a whole bunch of fun. Radio Today is the Australian media and marketing industry's go-to source for breaking news, analysis, ratings and jobs.... Show More

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March 4, 2021 16 min
This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv look ahead to the first radio ratings of the year with Survey 1 results arriving next Thursday (March 11). Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursday, mixing the biggest news of the week, along with a discussion o...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv cast their eyes over the latest financial results from Australian Radio Network, Nine Radio and Southern Cross Austereo, following updates to the ASX - how much each company received in Government handouts, and how much this propped up their bottom lines. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headl...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv react to the decision by Facebook to ban news content on its platform, and road test Southern Cross Austereo's new iHeartRadio-style app, LiSTNR. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursday, mixing the biggest n...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv poke to bear by asking whether breakfast shows really need to be based in the city they speak to and discuss the return of commercial radio's night of nights, the ACRAs. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursd...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv look at which breakfast radio shows are making headlines during the year's first survey period, chat to former Kyle & Jackie O EP Bruno Bouchet on making content that leads to press coverage and share some surprises from the first Podcast Power Players list. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast ind...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv put out a call for podcasting's most influential players, share their thoughts on Kate Langbroek's reunion with KIIS FM and look at the hopeful rise of jobs in the sector. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each ...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv share their thoughts on some of the new breakfast radio shows that launched around the country this week and look over the latest revenue reports from Commercial Radio Australia. Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each T...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight, Jake and Viv recap the last GfK metro radio ratings for 2020. NOVA Entertainment (01:18), Australian Radio Network (06:15), Nine Radio (11:20) and Southern Cross Austereo (18:36). Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursday, mix...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: After announcing winners of the Station of the Year Awards this week, Jake & Viv play you the audio entries from the runners up (01:45) Radio networks are preparing for a big battle next year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth after lineup changes (15:30)   Triple M will have new brekkie shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth in 2021, but as yet we still don't know who w...
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Suitably awkward like all good awards presentations, welcome to the very first 30 Under 30 Awards Podcast! Jake & Viv bring you all the finalists, winners and bad jokes. Categories: News (01:57), Campaigns (04:02), On Air (06:23), Marketing (08:15), Production (09:30), Sales (11:29), Content (13:00), Digital (15:30), Music (17:20), Podcasting (19:17) & Readers' Choice Award (21:00). Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly a...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: Why 2GB and 4BC host Ray Hadley weighed in on Radio Today's 30 Under 30, and what's next for the inaugural awards (00:10) Jake & Viv break down the week's breakfast radio changes across the country, including Sally & Erica's sudden triple j exit (03:33)   This week SCA announced a major overhaul of its two Perth stations, but what does that mean for both rivals and liste...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: After Triple M Melbourne confirmed Eddie and Luke won't return to Breakfast in 2021, the Marty Sheargold rumours escalated - but are they really true? (03:05) Viv spoke with content chiefs after Survey 7 results last week, who shared their take on what commercial radio might sound like in 2021 (13:45) After telling Radio Today that iHeartRadio Australia is preparing to reveal a shift in s...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: How SCA's Hit & Triple M, ARN's KIIS & Pure Gold and NOVA's smoothfm & Nova networks are tracking on the FM leaderboard (02:25) Why Nine Radio is recording some of the best results its stations have seen in decades, including 4BC, 3AW and 6PR (10:35) Jake & Viv chat to 96FM Perth boss Gary Roberts who was on his way to the pub to celebrate today's #1 result (20:1...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: What to look for when Survey 7 results drop next Thursday, and why Nine Radio is expecting more of the same (01:44) Lineup changes rumoured at Fox FM Breakfast and why did Mike Hammond really leave WSFM Sydney? (10:02) Gold FM's Jack Post has written a song about a “generic radio veteran” and the catchy lyrics have us hooked (16:28) Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Chal...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: Fox FM celebrated its 40th birthday this month with radio reunions and a 'Fox Bosses' podcast (03:00) Are programmers going 'soft' as the medium's age-old mantra of 'rate or die' becomes 'people & profits'? (05:00) We now know who from radio will be appearing on our small screens in 2021, and who won’t (10:00) Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publis...
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This week on Radio Today Tonight: Why ARN's Christian O'Connell thinks Australian radio is 'immature', 'snobbish' and 'lazy' as consumers shift to podcasts (2:54) What the Hit Network's post-rebrand music strategy means for record companies and Australian artists looking for airplay (12:44) Radio Confidential: KIIS FM's Kyle Sandilands has his knickers in a knot over management's stan...
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Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursday, mixing the biggest news of the week, along with a discussion of all the personalities, politics and pressures involved in the audio industry. Radio Today is the Australian media and marketing industry's go-to sour...
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Radio Today editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor bring you the week's top radio, audio and podcast industry headlines from the Take 2 Media newsroom. Radio Today Tonight comes to you each Thursday, mixing the biggest news of the week, along with a discussion of all the personalities, politics and pressures involved in the audio industry. Radio Today is the Australian media and marketing industry's go-to sour...
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It’s been five months since the release of the last GfK metro radio ratings, but that all changed on Tuesday when Commercial Radio Australia published the Survey 6 results. In this bonus episode of the Radio Today Tonight podcast, editor Vivienne Kelly and publisher Jake Challenor walk you through the numbers that matter most. There were plenty of surprises. Ben Fordham held Alan’s reigning crown in Sydney, Ben & Liam shot to...
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Speculation is mounting about what Southern Cross Austereo’s (SCA) Hit Network will do with its 2DayFM Sydney Breakfast show next year. It’s currently offering Sydney listeners a music-based program helmed by Jamie Angel – but the rumour mill is spinning wildly, with insiders promising it won’t stay that way for long. So who would take the gig? The show already went through 15 presenters in six years – Kyle Sandilands, Jackie ‘O’...
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