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Bolt and Devine bury the hatchet after bloody brawl on Macquarie Radio

Tuesday 07 February, 2017
Things got nasty Monday night on the Macquarie Media Network's 2GB, 3AW and 4BC. Miranda Devine took the regular call from fellow conservative commentator Andrew Bolt to discuss political events of the day.

Ben Fordham talks sense on terror

Sunday 31 July, 2016

Comment from Peter Saxon

“I think there’s a conversation to be had in media rooms and newsrooms right around Australia and the world… about giving these people what they want. If these people want to go around killing people in the name of religion or anything else why are we satisfying their needs?”  Ben Fordham 2GB. Friday, July 29, 2016

Warfare 101 dictates that you find out what the enemy wants and deny him.

Remember this name, Bond...

Thursday 12 November, 2015

They call him Bond, Caleb Bond.
Australia’s aspiring talk back announcer and at age just 16 he has some pretty good credentials.
“…about this time last year I became interested in print and it presented itself as something far more accessible as an entry point to the media than radio. I asked around to try to find out how to get into writing. Early this year I penned a piece and decided I’d send it to The Advertiser and see what they said. They ran it and I’ve had occasional columns in The Advertiser and Daily Telegraph since.

Big money raised at fundraiser for Glenn Wheeler

Thursday 05 November, 2015
More than 750 people attended 2GB's Glenn Wheeler Fundraiser Lunch on Monday 2 November 2015 at Doltone House Sydney, raising an impressive $100,000.

The event was Wheeler’s first public appearance since his scooter accident in February.

Ben Fordham worked tirelessly behind the scenes to organise the day and he was a fantastic MC.

Ben Fordham takes on Kyle and Jackie O

Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Today the war between 2GB’s Ben Fordham and KIIS FM’s Kyle and Jackie O came to an end in what is now being called the ‘photoshop accusation saga’. 

It all started on Tuesday, when Fordham pointed the finger at Kyle & Jackie saying he thinks they photoshop their social media photos, specifically pointing out one they posted with singer Adam Lambert that day.

When the KIIS team caught wind of Fordham’s tongue-in-cheek accusations, they invited him on onto the breakfast show to set the record straight.

2GB’s Ben Fordham tells of living with epilepsy on ACA

Monday 19 October, 2015

Since his first epileptic seizure at age seven, Ben Fordham says he has lived in fear of the uncertainty of when the next attack might occur.

He feared that epilepsy would ruin his radio and television career if it couldn’t be managed properly.

Marconi Radio Rover attends #CRAconf

Monday 12 October, 2015
It wasn't on the Red Carpet at this year's #ACRAs2015 but Radio Australasia's Marconi Radio Rover was on the Gold Coast ready for 2GB's Live Drive outside broadcast with Ben Fordham following the #CRAconf.

At a celebrity launch function at Sydney's Queen Victoria Building in July, Ben Starr and business partner Patrick Kayrooz unveiled the state of the art Mercedes Benz OB van, which is available for stations to hire.

Legendary Radio and TV presenter Mike Gibson dies

Wednesday 23 September, 2015
Mike Gibson who has had a career in radio, television and print as sportscaster, talk show host and lifestyle columnist has passed away at his Central Coast home aged 75.

Mike Gibson began his media career as a print journalist covering greyhound racing and rugby league, then moved to radio, joining George Moore on the 2SM Morning show in 1976, before switching to 2GB in 1979. 

He then began hosting Wide World of Sports in 1981.

Selling radio with passion and integrity: Mumbrella 360 Conference

Wednesday 03 June, 2015
Merrick Watts told participants at today's Mumbrella 360 Conference that live reads ads can "combine passion with integrity" if delivered well.

Responding to a question from moderator Paul Murray, WS breakfast presenter Amanda Keller said being a personality on radio is "not just about being a presenter, you have to be a friend...


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