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K rock is the new home of the GFL

Friday 18 December, 2020

K rock Football, is the new home of the Geelong Football League, with the multi award-winning radio broadcaster signing on as the official Broadcast Partner of the GFL and AFL Barwon for the next two seasons.
 
K rock Football’s team is headed by award-winning commentator Tom King, and will broadcast the GFL Match of the Round on FM95.5, including all finals, in 2021 and 2022.
 

There’s no such thing as Too Much radio airplay for Marshmello, Imanbek & Usher: AirCheck

Thursday 05 November, 2020

Chart Highlights    5 November 2020

  • Biggest Mover: Marshmello, Imanbek & Usher’s ‘Too Much’ in at No.26, spins up 231.5
  • High Point: Keith Urban & Pink reach new peak, up 78 spins to No.3 with ‘One Too Many’​
  • New Music: Justin Bieber teams up with Benny Blanco on ‘Lonely’ in at No.39

It’s no Wonder Shawn Mendes has another hit, debuting at No.15: AirCheck

Thursday 08 October, 2020

Chart Highlights    8 October 2020

  • New Music: Shawn Mendes debuts at No.15 with ‘Wonder’ earning 439 spins​
  • Heating Up: Guy Sebastian's 'Love On Display' up 144 spins to No.19 ​
  • Local Release: Powderfinger land at No.33 with ‘Day By Day’

Grant Broadcasters increases local content for Geelong and Surf Coast

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

K rock 95.5 and bay 93.9 have extended their local drive shows to better serve their listeners needs.
 
Both shows will now air 3pm-7pm weekdays with a renewed focus on delivering quality local content for the region, while helping those commuting listeners fighting the hectic Melbourne traffic to connect and engage with their local community from the comfort of their cars.
 

OneRepublic asks for trouble with ‘Didn’t I’ at No.19: AirCheck

Thursday 02 April, 2020

Chart Highlights    2 April 2020

  • Heating Up: OneRepublic’s ‘Didn’t I’ up 166 spins to No.19​
  • Biggest Mover: The Weeknd up 204 spins to No.25 with ‘In Your Eyes’​
  • New Music: Dua Lipa debuts at No.35 with ‘Break My Heart’

Vale John Hood

Wednesday 01 April, 2020

Former 3XY and EON announcer, John Hood, has passed away from complications arising from COVID-19
 
The 66-year-old had been living in Suffolk, England, where he tested positive for the coronavirus and was admitted to hospital.
 
Before heading to the UK in 2004, John had also worked at Bay 93.9, K Rock and Pulse FM.
 
 

The 40 most played songs so far this year: AirCheck Survey

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

With the first half of 2019 done and dusted, AirCheck Australia tallied which tracks received the most airplay on Australian radio.

AirCheck Client Services Executive, Riarne Gale says: 
“A total of 37,448 different songs were played over 2,000,000 times during the six month period. Of those, over 450,000 spins were from an Australian artist or band.”

K rock's self-defence through self-empowerment

Sunday 02 December, 2018

2018 has been a tough year when it comes to heartbreaking stories around assaults and attacks.
 
Knowing how important it is for women and men to feel safe walking the streets, K rock's drive show, The Departure Lounge decided they were going to do something about it.
 

Recent court decision may affect promotional worker pay rates

Saturday 01 December, 2018

A Geelong station has been caught up in a pay dispute as a result of a recent court ruling relating to the miscellaneous workers award.
 
K rock is in mediation with former employee Jacob O’Brien, who claims the station underpaid him by up to $10 per hour on weekend shifts.
 
O’Brien, who worked for K Rock as a casual promotions employee, has lodged a complaint with the Fair Work Ombudsman for underpayment of $180 for work conducted during three weekend shifts, which he believes should have been paid at penalty rates.
 

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