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6PR unveils 2021 lineup

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

News Talk 6PR 882 has unveiled a new and refreshed 2021 on-air lineup for the leading Perth talk station, announcing that popular Mornings host Gareth Parker will move to the key Breakfast shift.
A reshuffle was expected after Basil Zempalis announced that he would be quitting the station at the end of the year.

WA Premier is petitioned to remove Basil Zempalis as Perth Mayor

Tuesday 03 November, 2020

A change.org petition has been started to have 6PR breakfast co-host, and new Perth Mayor, Basil Zempalis, removed from office, just two weeks after being elected.

Basil Zempilas leaving 6PR

Thursday 15 October, 2020

6PR breakfast co-host Basil Zempilas will leave the station next month after a directive from his main employer Seven West Media.

After its sale by Macquarie Media, 6PR is now owned by Seven's rival, Nine Entertainment, resulting in a conflict for Zempalis.

Basil Zempilas is also standing for the position of Perth Mayor, which would give him an additional workload and a possible conflict of interest with a news/talk station, if he wins the position in this weekend's election.

Nine make buying radio easier by adding 9Galaxy

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Nine is simplifying the media buying process for its radio assets using 9Galaxy, with the platform to offer access to radio inventory from November 1.

Basil Zempilas will leave 6PR if he is elected Mayor of Perth

Monday 17 August, 2020

The West Australian is reporting (subscription required) that Basil Zempilas says he will walk away from talkback radio at the end of the year if he is successful in his City of Perth mayoral bid.

Mark Pascoe gets to 30 years on Perth radio

Friday 26 June, 2020

This week Mark ‘Smiley’ Pascoe celebrated the incredible milestone of 30 years in Perth radio.

Nine Radio is offering exclusive news sponsorship, but cutting ties with ATN

Thursday 18 June, 2020

Nine Radio has announced a new commercial offering for its news, sport, weather and traffic coverage, with exclusive sponsorship available for advertisers across all bulletins throughout the day and around the network.
Headlined by the Number 1 radio stations in Sydney (2GB) and Melbourne (3AW), comes as Nine also brings to a conclusion its 25-year relationship with the Australian Traffic Network.

From rock star to radio newsroom

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

ARIA-winning musician, Julian Douglas from the Panics, has swapped keyboards and guitars for NewsBoss, and singing on stage for radio news broadcasts.

Penny Kaleta joins Nine as Director of Sales for radio

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Nine has appointed Penny Kaleta to the role of Director of Sales – Radio overseeing sales for its newly acquired radio division.

Mark Noakes leaves Macquarie

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Mark Noakes position with Macquarie Media has been made redundant.

 Nine’s Managing Director – Radio, Tom Malone, made the announcement to staff telling them that the realignment of the Macquarie sales team to fit into the Nine sales structure necessitated the change.


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