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2021 New York Festivals Radio Awards Finalists include several Australian entries

Thursday 29 July, 2021

The 2021 Radio Awards Grand Jury of creative media professionals and content creators from around the globe have selected this year’s finalists based on production values, writing, creativity, direction, achievement of purpose, and audience suitability.
Entries achieving Finalist status will advance to the next round to determine gold, silver, and bronze trophies.

After almost 3 decades Barry Drinkwater leaves 97.3FM and 4KQ

Thursday 24 June, 2021

After 28 years with ARN, Barry Drinkwater will be handing over his Content Director reins at 97.3FM and 4KQ to respected radio executive, Alisson Longhurst.
Barry has had a stellar career in radio spanning more than four decades, having begun his radio career in the late 70s starting as a panel operator.
In 1993 he joined 4KQ as the Drive announcer, a position he held for eight years, before moving to the role of Assistant Program Director and Music Director.

ARN strikes a deal with the NY Times

Monday 21 June, 2021

ARN will become the advertising sales representative for The New York Times’s podcast portfolio in Australia.
The deal will enable Australian brands to connect with Australian listeners to The New York Times’s most popular podcasts, such as The Daily, Serial and This American Life, for the first time.

ARN's digital listening in May grows to 8.2 million hours

Tuesday 08 June, 2021

ARN has recorded its biggest ever month of digital listening with 8.2 million total listening hours in May.
Total listening hours were up 25% year-on-year in May with 1 million unique listeners. The digital platform also recorded 2.9 million smart speaker listening hours, up 64% year-on-year.
Total listening hours includes all live streaming stations managed by ARN.

ARN launches a new mental health app

Friday 28 May, 2021

ARN has launched Share My Mood, a new mental health check-in app that will be available from today, Friday May 28.

Soprano sings a happy tune for HT&E

Sunday 23 May, 2021

Few organisations, in any sector, have weathered the COVID-19 storm as well as ARN and its parent HT&E.

The market is coming back we're feeling more positive: ARN's Ciaran Davis

Thursday 06 May, 2021

HT&E held its annual general meeting and released its full year results today.

Speaking to radioinfo after the AGM, CEO Ciaran Davis explained the results, talked about the income being earned from podcasting and speculated about acquiring new stations if the opportunity arises.

This time last year the world was a very different place and we were all very uncertain about the pandemic. Lockdowns. economic activity, confidence were obviously rock bottom... last year's AGM, some would say, was a bleak place.

HT&E reports a 35% decline for 2020, but a bright future for 2021

Thursday 06 May, 2021
HT&E have reported to shareholders that the company has navigated COVID-19 well, maintaining strategic focus, and with confidence in the advertising market returning, radio’s relevance remains strong.
In a presentation to shareholders, HT&E underlined their position as the best performing audio company in Australia that has further growth opportunities in digital audio.

iHeart Podcast and Audioboom extend their partnership

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia has extended its commercial partnership with leading podcast creator Audioboom for a further two years.


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