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Southern Cross Austereo’s Redwave stations become Hit and Triple M today

Monday 16 March, 2020

SCA’s eight Redwave Media Western Australian radio stations switch over to the Triple M and Hit brands today from 8am this morning.

Bunbury station sale expected soon, the future for 2Day More Music format: SCA's Grant Blackley

Thursday 20 February, 2020

Speaking to radioinfo this morning, after announcing SCA’s half year results Grant Blackley says negotiations are well under way for the sale of the Bunbury licence the company acquired from Redwave Media.

SCA revenue down, Redwave purchase increases debt: Half year results

Thursday 20 February, 2020

SCA has delivered its half year results for the second half of 2019, with group revenue down by 8.2%.

The fall reflects the guidance given in October about a tougher advertising market, which triggered some job losses at the time and dropped the share price from $1.15 to 88 cents.

SCA rebrands Redwave Media Western Australia stations

Wednesday 19 February, 2020

The eight Redwave Media Western Australia brands that SCA acquired last year have been rebranded to the Triple M and Hit brands.

Commercial Radio wants a nationwide roll out of DAB+ for emergencies

Friday 14 February, 2020

Commercial radio stations are calling on the Federal Government to spend $80 million in an accelerated roll-out of DAB+ technology.

Radio still the world’s most widely consumed media: CRA takes the message to Canberra

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

On the eve of World Radio Day, Commercial Radio Australia has just finished hosting an event at Parliament House Canberra to focus political attention on the industry’s agenda for 2020 and the vital role of local radio in the community.

Triple M breakfast presenter Lawrence Mooney and Federal Communications Minister Paul Fletcher (pictured right) addressed the event, which was attended by industry leaders, MPs and Senators.

Hamish and Andy are back on PodcastOne in 2020

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Hamish & Andy will return to PodcastOne Australia in 2020 with their original self-titled podcast series.

Hamish & Andy started their radio careers with PodcastOne Australia’s parent company, Southern Cross Austereo and forged new ground with ideas and adventures that earned them fiercely loyal fans of feel-good entertainment. 

The boys have taken it up a notch again; their transition into podcasting has made them the most successful commercial podcast series in Australia over the last two years.

SCA appoints new Chief Content Officer: Dave Cameron

Monday 16 December, 2019

After an extensive local and global search search, Dave Cameron has been appointed Chief Content Officer for Southern Cross Austereo.
 
Cameron, who has worked with SCA for 25 years, is currently SCA Melbourne General Manager, and in his new role he will be responsible for overseeing and delivering strategic leadership and creative excellence for SCA’s key content initiatives across its 78 FM stations, 10 DAB+ radio stations, extended digital and associated on-demand content.
 

I like the music without the interruptions: Comments on SCA's breakfast experiment

Monday 02 December, 2019

Last week we brought you the news that SCA's Adelaide stations were trialing a new system which allowed the local breakfast hosts to be heard across all the network's DAB+ stations, as well as on the main FM station in the market.

SCA Podcast Division now in profit: Grant Blackley

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

SCA’s podcast division PodcastOne moved to its break even point a few months ago and is now beginning to make profits, according to CEO Grant Blackley.

Over the past two and a half years, the company has spent about $5 million setting up the division and recruiting podcasters.

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