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i98FM raises record sum for Illawarra charity

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Local businesses raise $1,928,492.

Fairlie's new role behind the scenes

Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Presenter Fairlie Hamilton is leaving i98 and joining ABC Illawarra as a Producer for Mornings with Nick Reinberger.

It was in 2015 Fairlie returned to i98 to co-host the Breakfast slot with Marty Haynes after a two year sojourn in London.

Prior to her departure overseas Fairlie had worked at the station for six years.

I98FM’s Maje takes the long road to work for charity

Thursday 25 May, 2017

i98’s Maje Saba is known to always talk the talk, but this week he will finally ‘walk the walk’ to raise funds for the Stars of Wollongong Dance for Cancer which supports the Cancer Council NSW.
Maje is walking to work on Friday, May 26 - and it's no ordinary commute.

Starting from the Bald Hill Lookout in Stanwell Park; Maje will walk over 30 kilometers along the coast and eventually make his way to the i98FM studios in Mount Saint Thomas - hopefully in time for his on-air shift at 4pm.

Marty's radio milestone

Friday 12 May, 2017

Tomorrow marks 15 years since i98FM Breakfast Show host Marty Haynes took to the Illawarra airwaves.

This morning the station celebrated Marty’s milestone with a special edition of the Breakfast Show.

From 6am till 9am, guests and callers who have been part of the show and Marty’s life for the past 15 years called in.

This special dedication highlighted Marty’s previous co-hosts along with friends like Craig Bellamy, Tim Bailey, Brad Jones and of course Marty’s family.

SCA in discussion to buy i98 Wollongong and WIN TV assets

Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Southern Cross Media Group Limited has entered into discussions with WIN Corporation for the sale by SCA of its northern NSW (NNSW) television assets and operations to WIN and the acquisition of WIN’s i98FM Wollongong radio station.

Under an affiliation agreement with Network Ten, SCA broadcasts Ten programming in the NNSW television licence area.

The affiliation agreement is for a five-year term ending on 30 June 2021.

Christie Hayes joins i98FM

Sunday 08 January, 2017

Christie Hayeswill be joining the team in 2017 for the Marty, Christie and Crammy Breakfast Show.

On the addition to the show, Marty Haynes said of his new co-host, “Our listeners are going to love Christie. She’s a mother of two young boys, is real, down to earth and a little bit cheeky. I can’t wait to begin working with her.”

i98FM appoints news editor

Friday 09 December, 2016

Krista Thomas has been appointed to the role of News Editor at i98FM, returning to the WIN Network after previously working as a journalist with the company from 2010 – 2012.

Krista brings with her a passion for local news and the Illawarra region, coupled with invaluable experience from her time working as Drive Newsreader at WSFM 101.7 and then Breakfast Newsreader for Sydney’s number one rating Kyle & Jackie O Show at KIIS.

i98FM's Illawarra Convoy raises record amount

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

The final tally for i98FM’s Illawarra Convoy has been announced by i98 Breakfast Show hosts Marty Haynes, Fairlie Hamilton and Ryan Cram.

The Convoy which was held last Sunday November 20, raised an astounding $1,805,306...beating last year’s record of $1,725,057.

‘The Dandaloo Boys' to lead the trucks at this Sunday's i98FM Illawarra Convoy

Thursday 17 November, 2016

This Sunday, the team known as ‘The Dandaloo Boys’ will be front and centre leading the trucks at the i98FM Illawarra Convoy along with Caltex and Mt Kembla Pub leading the motorbikes.

At midday today, bidding between local companies culminated on air with i98FM Breakfast Show hosts Marty Haynes, Fairlie Hamilton and Ryan Cram.

i98FM maintains number one spot in Wollongong

Thursday 10 November, 2016

Survey results for Wollongong have been released, the first since November 2015.

i98 FM was a clear winner as the station listened to most with 29.1%.

Their nearest competitor with 18.5% is Wave FM and ABC Illawarra rounds out the top three spots with 13.5%.


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