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Stephen Beers is shown the door at 3AW

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Macquarie Media has shown the door to their Melbourne based Operations Manager, Stephen Beers.
 
According to TV Blackbox, Beers is departing the station after his role was made redundant this morning.
 
He had been in charge of 3AW and Macquarie Sports Radio in Melbourne since 2015.
 

Philip Brady and Simon Owens sign off from Nightline for the last time

Saturday 28 September, 2019
“I better say something profound, something like .. I know, see you Sunday night for Remember When.” 
 
Philip Brady and co-host Simon Owens signed off for the last time yesterday from 3AW's longest running show, Nightline.

John Stanley will take over the shift networked from 8pm – midnight through the eastern states.

Singo sells out of Macquarie Radio

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

John Singleton has confirmed to the Australian Stock Exchange that he will sell his shares in Macquarie Media Limited to Nine Entertainment.

Singleton holds 55.3 million shares, which will now give Nine voting power over 87% of the company.

Alan Jones has also confirmed that he will sell his 1% stake in the company to Nine.

The other major shareholder, Mark Carnegie, has not yet confirmed whether he will accept Nine's offer.

Philip Brady, 80 not out, declares

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

For almost 30 years Philp Brady has dominated nights in Melbourne on 3AW.

Denis Walter throws out his back chopping wood

Thursday 22 August, 2019
3AW’s Denis Walter just wanted to enjoy a warming fire and ended up housebound after throwing out his back while chopping wood.
 
Denis told Grubby & Dee Dee, who stepped in to host his show, “The actual log splitting was fine. When I reached for what I’d split — bang! It completely seized up.”

 
 
 

Is one of radio's most successful sports partnerships ending?

Thursday 15 August, 2019

The Herald Sun is reporting (subscription required) that Dwayne Russell will leave 3AW and join SEN next year to host his own program in the afternoons as well as joining the SEN calling team next season.

3AW and Crocmedia dump former AFL star for joking about sexual assault

Tuesday 02 July, 2019

On its website, 3AW has posted the following statement:
 

3AW is disgusted by comments made by one of its football commentary contributors, Scott Cummings, and published within a personal podcast.

Although the comments were never aired on 3AW, we believe there is no platform appropriate for such remarks.

Sexual assault is never a laughing matter. Jokes about sexual assault are never OK.

Hinch leaving the Senate, back to TV. What about radio?

Friday 28 June, 2019
"I won't be returning to radio, I'm contracted to SkyNews," Derryn HInch has told radioinfo in an online discussion that began when he commented on shift change rumours at 2GB/3AW.
 


As Hinch finishes his term in Canberra, his focus has now returned to media, after he performed one last duty as a Senator.

Are Denis Walter’s days numbered at 3AW

Thursday 27 June, 2019

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that 2GB’s proposed move of Chris Smith to nights, and Steve Price to afternoons will be the trigger for 3AW to dump Denis Walter.
 

My voice doesn't have authority any more: John Blackman tells Neil Mitchell

Thursday 30 May, 2019

Radio and TV icon, John Blackman has opened up about his health battle in an interview with Neil Mitchell on 3AW.

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