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Grant Broadcasters reduce staff and expenses to cope with COVID-19

Monday 30 March, 2020

Grant Broadcasters has cut staff numbers, reduced operating costs and the Senior Executive team has agreed to a reduction in their base remuneration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Radio was all we had." How a TV exec escaped the fires

Monday 06 January, 2020

Most readers will remember Jason Morrison from his years as a presenter on 2GB and 2UE.

Since 2015, he's been 7News Director, Sydney. Like many Australians he and his young family was taking a well earned Christmas break when they found themselves surrounded by bushfires.

Jason was kind enough to share his observations with us:
 

2ST invades enemy territory for origin

Wednesday 08 July, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon the Shoalhaven and Southern Highland’s 2ST will be invading enemy territory in the lead up to the State of Origin Decider. 

Moffee will be broadcasting live from the iconic Paddo Tavern in Brisbane from 3–7pm. 

Special guests will include Tommy Raudonikis and Continuous Call Team’s Peter Psaltis, as well as catching up with former NSW players Matt Cooper and Shaun Timmins.

Vale Murray Peters

Friday 17 April, 2015

South Coast commercial radio identity Murray Peters has passed away.

This tribute to Murray was published on the 2ST Nowra website, and was written by breakfast host Pete Brandtman.

 

Earlier this week we lost a buddy from the 2ST family. Murray Peters.

Murray took ill last September, he was getting tired all the time and didn't know why.

So it was off to the doctor for a check up and it wasn't good news.

Local news for local people: 2ST appoints Tricia Duffield

Thursday 26 February, 2015

With the retirement of veteran staffer Graham French, South Coast and Tablelands Broadcasters has appointed Tricia Duffield as News Director of station 2ST  and Power FM coast and highlands.

Duffield is a veteran journalist with decades of experience in print, television and radio broadcasting. As a news journalist she has covered the tenure of nine prime ministers, reported on natural disasters from bushfires to cyclones and interviewed some of the world's most famous celebrities.

Sunday was all about Jets and Gorillas on 2ST

Monday 22 September, 2014

What footy fever sounds like in The Shoalhaven.

In what has become an annual tradition for Radio 2ST, Nowra, the station’s local call team of Adam Straney, Ric Bardon, Chris Regan and Shaun Timmins covered the live call of the Group 7 Rugby League Grand Final from Collegians Sporting Complex in Wollongong on Sunday afternoon.

The Man with the Safest Job in Radio

Sunday 10 November, 2013

With a world record 17 ACRAs to his name for presenting news, Steve Blanda currently working at 2UE, is inarguably Australia’s finest practitioner of his craft. With a voice and delivery that proclaims “He whosoever believeth in me shall learn the truth of the events that occurreth this day,” he oozes credibility from every pore. He is to Radio what Brian Henderson was to television.

Radio Network fights fires on many fronts

Monday 28 October, 2013

It's what this medium does best

When fires swept through NSW the other week (and are still going in some regions) radio networks with mulitple stations found themselves on emergency broadcast footing at many of them. Grant Broadcasters' stations happen to be in many of the markets that were affected. David Rogerson, (beloe left) Group Director - Programming and Content at Grant Broadcasters tells how his network sprung into action.

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