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The rise of regional radio audience measurement surveys

Saturday 03 December, 2016

Regional radio audience measurement surveys (RRAMS) were developed by Xtra Insights, in conjunction with Commercial Radio Australia, in response to the search for a new, cost-efficient research method for regional radio markets to gather up-to-date information.

ACE Radio content management shake up

Wednesday 14 October, 2015

ACE Radio has announced a restructure to its content management, designed to bring all content under the one umbrella. 

Grant Johnstone will take on the newly created role of ACE Radio Head of Content, effective immediately. He will be  responsible for all radio & digital content, marketing and promotions for ACE Radio.

Mark Taylor ACE Radio's new CEO

Wednesday 09 September, 2015

Mark Taylor has been appointed as the new CEO of ACE Radio Broadcasters, replacing Stephen Everett who will officially retire at the end of February 2016. 

Everett will assist Taylor over the next few months to ensure the change over is a smooth one that will see ACE Radio continuing to grow and excel.

Chairman of ACE Radio Broadcasters Chairman of ACE Radio Broadcasters Rowland Paterson said:


Nims and Em now without Madz

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Madeline "Madz" Cassar has finished up on the MIXX FM breakfast show with Nims and Em.

Steven Everett, Managing Director of Ace Rado Broadcasters, has confimed her departure but didn't know of her next move adding they were allowing her studio time and support with air checks.

Madz, finished a Melbourne Radio School (now RTI) course before working in community radio and then joining Nims Azoor and Emma Elsom on breakfast Monday to Friday from 6am.

Vale Geoff Rudge - UPDATED - Funeral Details

Wednesday 03 June, 2015

The Ace Radio Group lost one of its most respected general managers early this morning.

Geoff Rudge passed away after a year long battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held at the Grain Shed, Church of Christ, 2 King St Swan Hill, this Friday 5th June at 1:30pm.

Geoff joined ACE Radio in January 1989 as General Manager of 3SH. In May 1995 he moved to become General Manager of 3TR and in March 2000 was appointed to a new position as General Manager - Information Technology, a position he held up until his passing.

Studios on board with Wheatstone

Tuesday 02 June, 2015

Yesterday RCS and Wheatstone announced a partnership that combines their respective studio technologies and resources to deliver a seamless integration of radio playout and IP audio networking.
A few months ago, radioinfo reported on Sky Radio’s updated studios using Wheatstone technology but the company is also active across many Australian stations.

Coast FM on top of Warrnambool ratings

Tuesday 07 April, 2015

The first Warrnambool survey in 8 years has been released with Coast FM controlling 37.7% of the available audience and leading the market in all timeslots.

Mixx FM leads Horsham survey

Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The first Horsham survey in six years has been released, with Ace Radio's Mixx FM leading the market, followed ABC Local Radio and 3WM.

Top station Mixx scored a 35.2% overall share, and also won breakfast.

Second placed ABC captured 25.6% of the istening audience, and was second in breakfast.

3WM was third on 23.2%.

Mix dominated most demographics, except the over 55s, which was won by ABC.

3WM won mornings, Mixx won afternoons and drive, ABC won evenings and weekends.

Horsham survey due this morning

Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Results from the first radio industry audience measurement survey in Horsham in 6 years will be released shortly.

Local Horsham radio stations commissioned Xtra Research to carry out the survey which involved 600 respondents and was conducted between 3 November and 16 November 2014. 

Stephen Everett retiring from the helm of Ace Radio

Monday 13 October, 2014

ACE Radio Managing Director Stephen Everett will retire in 2016.

Everett has flagged his retirement early, giving the company 16 months to find a successor.

Everett has told radioinfo: "After what has been an amazing 20 years, this timeframe will allow plenty of time, I hope, to find a successor."

ACE Radio Broadcasters Chairman Rowly Paterson broke the news to staff in a memo which reads:

Dear All


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