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6PR newsroom computer crashes ...

Tuesday 15 May, 2018
Quick newsreader saves the morning.

Radio to the rescue for missing 89 year old Perth man

Thursday 01 March, 2018
An eagle eyed listener to Perth talk station 6PR spotted an elderly man lost on his drive home, thanks to the power of radio.

The family of 89 year old Giuseppe Bolzicco called 6PR to ask for help in tracking down their father/grandfather, who was driving a white Toyota Yaris.

The man went missing on Wednesday morning after leaving his Mounth Hawthorn home to buy items from an Osborne Park hardware store, apparently becoming disorientated and not knowing how to get home. He was spotted 25 kms away in Fremantle.

6PR breaches complaints-handling codes

Monday 08 May, 2017

Radio 6PR Perth Pty Ltd, the licensee of 6PR in Perth, has breached the complaints-handling obligations of the Commercial Radio Codes of Practice and Guidelines 2013 (the code).

The Australian Communications and Media Authority's investigation concerned two complaints by a 6PR listener about a 14 September 2016 broadcast that aired on 6PR Mornings. The complaints were sent via fax to 6PR and later via 6PR's website online complaint form. No response was provided by the licensee.

Exclusive: Peter Ford on his dislike of Mike Carlton and why Chrissie Swan isn't a fan

Saturday 01 April, 2017
For 25 years Peter Ford has been a contributor to some of Australia's biggest radio shows.

His current portfolio includes the country's top talk stations such as 3AW2GB6PR & 5AA.

These stations sit alongside a long list of smaller capital cities and regional stations. It also includes the Kyle and Jackie O Show as well as radio stations in New Zealand.  

His career began as an office boy at 3UZ in Melbourne 35 years ago.

Changes to sales representation agreement for 96FM and 6PR

Friday 03 February, 2017

Australian Radio Network and Macquarie Media have made changes to the sales representation agreement for their respective radio stations 96FM (ARN) and 6PR (MML).

For the past two years, ARN has represented both 96FM and 6PR in the Perth market, across both direct and agency sales.

Has 6PR made changes to its newsroom for 2017?

Friday 30 December, 2016

Sources to radioinfo suggest changes have been made to the 6PR newsroom for 2017.

It's suggested from mid-January 6PR will no longer produce and present bulletins for 96FM, resulting in the loss of three jobs.

According to sources, afternoon reade Andrew Glencross is one of the casualties along with the long-serving Lance White.

radioinfo has contacted the station for clarification.

 

Man charged over 6PR fire

Saturday 30 July, 2016

A 52 year old homeless man has face Perth Magistrates Court after being charged following two deliberately lit fires outside the 6PR Radio Studios.

Vale Rod Tiley

Tuesday 05 July, 2016

Veteran Radio announcer Rod Tiley has passed away after a long battle with cancer, aged 66.

Macquarie Media stations fear changes at the top

Thursday 18 February, 2016

Following the announcement this week of a 9% revenue fall at Macquarie Media, senior staff are nervous that management positions around the country may be cut.

Macquarie Radio reports fall in revenue

Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Following last year’s merger of Fairfax Radio with Macquarie Radio, Macquarie Media has posted a 9% fall in half year revenue to $66.83 million.

This is the first full six month period of the combined groups since the merger came into effect on April 1st 2015.

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