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Radio newsreader makes spectacular save of blooper

Monday 30 May, 2016
In the annals of radio news, bloopers are legend. Even the greatest of the greats have been known to make them.

The mark of a great news reader is not that they can make mistakes - anyone can do that. But the way they get themselves out of the situation.

Take radioinfo reporter and Nova Entertainment news hound Kim Napier who is no stranger to blooping on air.

After failing to get her tongue around “irreconcilable differences” hear how deftly she salvages the situation.


Beth Rep: Rantings of a Feminist Radio Announcer

Thursday 28 April, 2016

“Research only tells you what is, not what could be. That’s why we used to refer to it as research and destroy. If you wait for audiences to tell you to change, you will never get change.”

This quote from the brilliant Jane Caro is about the most refreshing and exciting comment I’ve ever read in regards to market research. Just imagine the programming possibilities for commercial radio if a program director took a similar stance.

Matt & Meshel's 10 Grand Jury kicks off

Wednesday 27 April, 2016
KIIS 101.1 with Matt & Meshel have launched a social experiment like no other.
Six people are locked in a jury room, with $10,000 on the table, and all they need to do is reach a unanimous decision as to who gets the lot, while the rest leave with nothing.

NOVA Entertainment's new digital commercial director

Friday 22 April, 2016

NOVA Entertainment has appointed Nicole Bence to the role of Digital Commercial Director.
Bence will help devise the strategic plan to continue to commercialise NOVA Entertainment’s digital audience and environments. Using her in-depth understanding of trends, changes and opportunities in the evolution and development of digital products, as well as audience and customer requirements, she will help the commercial sales team to create market leading solutions for agencies, clients and partners.

Mark 'Soda' Soderstrom announces big news

Thursday 21 April, 2016
Mark ‘Soda’ Soderstrom announced he and his wife are expecting their third child.

Soda's wife Kate is 18 weeks pregnant and Soda’s son Felix, 3, announced the news on air.

Cute warning here.

Game On! Spotify challenges breakfast radio

Thursday 14 April, 2016

Recent research by Pandora on in-car audio listening revealed that

Happy Christmas from radioinfo

Wednesday 23 December, 2015
To all our readers, we wish you a very happy Christmas.

It's been a big year for the radio industry in Australia, and you've all worked hard...

So have we.

We've brought you over 4000 reports of things happening in the radio industry this year, thousands of job opportunities and hundreds of movements.

Thanks for reading our site during the year.

We look forward to keeping you informed about what's happening in the radio industry in 2016.

Putting our feet up over the holiday season

Thursday 17 December, 2015

Those who subscribe to our daily and weekly email alerts get a heads-up 5 days per week about the latest radio industry news and jobs.

But it's time to put our feet up and give the emails a rest for a while, because, chances are, you will be on holidays and they will just clog up your inbox while you are away.

And we will get all your 'out of office' messages clogging up our email too.

We will resume the regular emails in the new year.

Celebrating the life of David "Daisy" Day.

Monday 04 May, 2015

Radio legend David "Daisy" Day will be remembered tomorrow at a get together in Adelaide.

As reported on radioinfo last Friday (read here), the man who founded the SA Music Hall of Fame passed away after battling health issues for a number of years at the age of 63.

Fans and friends alike are being encouraged to "wipe away the tears and remember a friend and mentor".

91.5FM goes LIVE

Friday 01 May, 2015

It’s almost a year since the military took control of the government in Thailand.

Phuket station 91.5 FM has been off air the entire time, along with thousands of smaller commercial stations

At the time of the coup radioinfo spoke to Australian Kristy Meyer who was working at Live 89.5 about what unfolded on May 22nd (read here).


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