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Is 2UE on the way back? Adam Lang thinks so

Tuesday 30 September, 2014

At the beginning of the year, critics - and Fairfax had more than most - had written the Radio Network and, indeed, the whole organisation off.

By Survey 2, only the second one conducted by new radio measurement company GfK, 2UE had fallen to a 4.6 share overall. Even that was flattering as it was being propped up by Weekends. Take the weekend out of the equation and the station’s audience share was a whittled down to a paltry 3.6 per cent, Monday - Friday.

Worse still, the Fairfax flagship, Melbourne’s 3AW, was beaten out of it’s accustomed number one spot by ABC774.

Drinks break for Agencies thanks to Fairfax Radio's cricket legends

Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Fairfax Radio’s team of cricket commentary legends Ian Chappell, Dean Jones, Greg Matthews, Glenn McGrath and Tim Lane have been doing the rounds of media agencies as the network pitches this year's commercial radio cricket coverage to advertisers.

The team has already visited OMD (pictured) and are continuing the roadshow to a number of other media agencies to discuss the upcoming season.

The Aussie cricket team will play visitors including India, England and South Africa in Australia this season.

2UE announces Sydney's favourite teacher

Friday 19 September, 2014

Radio 2UE's Breakfast presenters John Stanley and Garry Linnell this morning announced the winner of its annual ‘Sydney’s Favourite Teacher’ competition, Anthony Wilson from Hunters Hill High School.
Mr Wilson was nominated for his ability to understand his teenage students, share his life experience to enrich their learning and teach them some of ‘life’s lessons’, as well as his genuine care for his students and demonstrating to them how to behave respectfully and ethically.

Radio veteran Tony Dickinson thanks fans for support during ongoing cancer battle

Friday 05 September, 2014

Veteran TV and Radio newsman Tony Dickinson has thanked fans for messages of support he has received since news broke that he was battling cancer.

Dickinson has undergone multiple operations since being admitted to hospital recently and is very weak, but wanted to get the message out to all those who responded to our original article about his condition.

Read it here.

CSU commercial radio students visit ARN and 2UE

Thursday 21 August, 2014

Second year students of the CRA sponsored Charles Sturt University Commercial Radio Degree visited ARN and Fairfax Media where they received presentations from senior staffers on producing relevant and applicable sales solutions for clients.

At ARN Sydney Sales Director Ben Gialourias also took the student on a station tour where Rosso told them "to be successful in this business you need enthusiasm dedication and persistence."

2UE's John Stanley wins 'Radio Commentator of the Year'

Friday 15 August, 2014

2UE breakfast presenter John Stanley has been crowned "Radio Commentator of the Year" at the prestigious Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism.

The award recognises Stanley's outstanding contribution to radio as well as his move to Breakfast co-host this year alongside Garry Linnell in January. He also hosts Weekend Breakfast on Sydney's 2UE.

2UE staff, listeners and a giant mushroom run City to Surf

Sunday 10 August, 2014
The full team had 40 staff and listeners who competed at today's event.
In addition, for the first time, 2UE Sports Today and hosts John “Gibbsy” Gibbs and Greg “Brandy” Alexander broadcast live from the City 2 Surf Fitness and Health Expo last Friday night from 6pm to 8pm on the main stage at the Royal Hall of Industries adjacent to the Entertainment Quarter and Fox Studios in Sydney.

2UE supports City to Surf with live broadcast

Thursday 07 August, 2014

With the City to Surf run happening this weekend in Sydney, 2UE Sports Today hosts John “Gibbsy” Gibbs and Greg “Brandy” Alexander were on air live from the City 2 Surf Fitness and Health Expo this evening, on the main stage at the Royal Hall of Industries adjacent to the Entertainment Quarter and Fox Studios.

2UE is the main sponsor of the ‘Main Stage’ at the Fitness & Health Expo, also for the first time.

Australian Mushroom Growers has partnered with 2UE at the Expo for promotions and giveaways.

Politics? Jason Morrison has a lot to consider

Sunday 20 July, 2014

Jason Morrison has a lot to think about at the moment.

Morrison has confirmed to radioinfo that he has been approached to contest a seat in the NSW State parliament, as reported yesterday.

“I have actually been approached by some very senior people in the NSW Parliament to consider putting myself forward," Morrison told radioinfo.

Jason Morrison considers politics

Saturday 19 July, 2014

After discussing politics for so long on talk radio, Jason Morrison is now considering entering the bear pit himself. He would follow in the footsteps of other high profile broadcasters such as Pru Goward, Maxine McKew and a number of recent state premiers who had media careers before entering politics.

Morrison has confirmed he is interested in standing for the safe NSW seat of Epping when ex-attorney-general Greg Smith steps down in next year’s state election.


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