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Doomsday preppers win round two of Nova's podquest

Tuesday 22 August, 2017
Doomsday, a podcast by Wendy John is the winner of NOVA Entertainment's second Podquest series.

Podquest is an initiative that was launched to discover and support new and emerging podcasts from around Australia.

Nova Entertainment received another high number of quality and diverse entries from talented content creators across the country.

A tough start to the day for this radio boss

Monday 24 July, 2017
How did your arrival to work go this morning?

Any opera singers in the elevator?
Have to navigate a jumping castle and farm animals to get to your desk?
That’s what faced General Manager of Nova 106.9FM Brisbane, Jay Walkerden, when he arrived back at the Nova Brisbane office after holidays.
Jay told Nova 106.9 FM Integration Director, Dee Curtis a few weeks back that they should “do something weird to the brekkie guys when they arrived to work one day!”

Radio birthday in Brisbane

Friday 07 April, 2017

Brisbane's Nova 106.9 celebrated turning 12 this week with both a sugar and a staff "smack-down".
The Nova foyer was transformed into party central and diets were ruined courtesy of a cupcake and lollie buffet, but the main feature of the birthday celebrations was the staff piñata challenge.
Everyone at Nova Brisbane is part of a house team, and the teams compete all year for points - like those Harry Potter kids at Hogwarts.

Nova begins hunt for the next podcasting superstar

Friday 07 April, 2017

NOVA Entertainment has launched Podquest, an initiative designed to discover and support new and emerging podcasters.

The Channel 9 news team take on Nova's lip sync challenge

Monday 03 October, 2016
9News Brisbane presenters Melissa Downes and Andrew Lofthouse and the entire Channel 9 Brisbane newsroom are the latest to take part in Nova 106.9's Saturday breakfast show 'Thank God it's Thaiday' Lip Sync Challenge.

Taking on Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling', the Nine News team join Jharal Yow Yeh hilarious lip syncing of the classic Whitney Houston song - 'I'm Every Woman' and Sam Thaiday and his wife Rachel's take on Warren G featuring Nate Dogg's 'Regulate'. 

From the bedroom to Brisbane

Thursday 10 December, 2015

Nova 106.9 will welcome Tim Wong-See to the mic in the afternoon slot in 2016. 
The innovative announcer was most recently heard in late nights on the Nova Network based out of the Sydney Nova studios. 
General Manager and Program Director, Jay Walkerden, said he is looking forward to Tim bringing his unique style to afternoons.
“Tim is the perfect fit for the Nova Brisbane family as he’s a little bit loose and a whole lot of fun.  

Jay Walkerden confirmed as Nova Brisbane GM

Friday 09 January, 2015

Jay Walkerden has been appointed General Manager of Nova 106.9 in Brisbane. He has been acting in the role since Sean Ryan left last year.

With over 20 years radio experience, Walkerdon joined NOVA Entertainment in July 2011 as Nova 106.9 Program Director and in July 2014 took on the additional responsibility of acting General Manager for the Brisbane station.

Who's this pinhead disguised as a metro market PD?

Tuesday 09 September, 2014





We'll find out tomorrow at 10 am 
when Nova goes Human Bowling!

While the boss is away... Nova's Jay Walkerden don't read this

Friday 27 June, 2014

If you're reading this from overseas Jay, we've got some news for you.

Nova 106.9 program director Jay Walkerden (also known as 'Koala Jay') went on holidays to London and left his keys at work so a colleague could feed his fish.

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