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Australian True Crime returns for new season

Friday 10 January, 2020

Australia's independent podcast, Australian True Crime, returned for a new season this week, which continues to uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life. 

I couldn’t cope with breakfast radio and the pressures at home: Meshel Laurie

Thursday 09 May, 2019
Meshel Laurie has always suffered from anxiety, but the past year has been the worst for her.

“It was tipping my anxiety into the red zone… I started drinking to self medicate,” she told Rob McKnight in his podcast McKnight Tonight.

After her father nearly died she built a granny flat in her back yard and found herself looking after her parents.

The demands of media jobs on radio and on The Project, combined with the pressure of worry about her parents tipped her over the edge.

KIIS101.1's Buddhism for Breakups book launch

Thursday 02 February, 2017
KIIS101.1's Meshel Laurie last night officially launched her latest book Buddhism for Breakups in front of a 100-strong crowd of listeners, media and VIPs at The Cullen Hotel in Windsor.

New podcast research offers deeper insight into Australian podcast audiences

Friday 30 September, 2016

New research released today at the OzPod 2016 podcasting conference offers new insight into the listening habits of Australian podcasters.

The research indicates a high level of engagement with podcasting, with an average of 5.5 podcasts per week per respondent.

More than 1100 respondents completed the ABC Audience Insight Survey on the ABC Yourspace platform in August 2016. They were surveyed about the scope and variety of their listening habits, including ABC and non-ABC podcasts. 

Research highlights include that:

OzPod 2016

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

The full schedule for OzPod 2016, an invigorating and inspiring day for Australia’s podcast and radio industries, is now available.

OzPod host ABC Radio will welcome contributors and guests from the commercial, public, community, indie and wider audio sectors to a wide-ranging celebration of the podcast, exploring everything from audience acquisition and retention, approaches to measurement, new technologies, the rise of the podcast in traditional media, revenue opportunities and the art of storytelling.

KIIS vs GOLD in All Star Family Feud

Monday 08 August, 2016

All Star Family Feud sees some of Australia’s best-known personalities faceoff against each other as they raise money for charity.
Representing the KIIS Network will be Meshel Laurie and Matt Tilley, from Melbourne’s KIIS 101.1 Matt & Meshel breakfast show, and Stacey June and Kirsty Mercer, hosts of KIIS FM’s The Thinkergirls national night show. KIIS will be playing for their charity McAuley Women’s Community Services.

Meshel Laurie is not happy with this celebrity reporter

Friday 05 August, 2016

A war of words has broken out between KIIS 101’s Meshel Laurie and Celebrity Reporter Peter “Fordie” Ford (pictured).

Meshel Laurie on Sonia Kruger: "I think what she said was horrible and ugly and harmful"

Monday 18 July, 2016
This afternoon on the KIIS 3PM Pick Up, Meshel Laurie and co-host Monty Dimond addressed Sonia Kruger’s comments on Today Extra this morning.
If comes off the back of Meshel, who last week spoke with Sonia and David on their program. Today she expressed her disappointment in Sonia.
“Like a lot of people I’m totally freaked out today by Sonia’s thoughts about Muslim immigration," said Meshel.

Cardinal Pell slams campaign but "everyone who works with Meshel is extremely proud"

Thursday 18 February, 2016
song by comedian Tim Minchin has been slammed by Cardinal George Pell, arguing it contains incorrect information.
Come Home (Cardinal Pell), which has been added to Triple M’s playlist calls on the Cardinal, who is too ill to fly, to come back to Australia from Rome to give evidence at a royal commission into child sex abuse.

KIIS presents iHeartRadio LIVE with Adam Lambert

Friday 05 February, 2016

International superstar Adam Lambert kicked off Australia’s iHeartRadio LIVE series for 2016 with a special, intimate performance at Melbourne bar Bond, giving fans unprecedented access to the multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, with the venue filled with listeners and die-hard fans who had won tickets from listening exclusively to KIIS.


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