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The world’s first online audio advertising exchange to hit Australia

Friday 29 May, 2015

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced a partnership with Triton Digital, the leading technology provider for the audio industry, to bring a2x®, the world’s first online audio advertising exchange to Australia in June.

a2x® enables programmatic buying of targeted online and mobile audio ad inventory. The platform’s automated, exchange-driven method of buying and selling ad impressions facilitates precise targeting, eliminating waste and resulting in the highest efficacy for advertisers.

Shazam introduces visual recognition capabilities

Thursday 28 May, 2015
Best known for its music identification capabilities, Shazam is going visual.

The new functionality extends the company’s mobile engagement platform creating a world where everything from posters, to packaged goods, to print media, and more are transformed from static images into pieces of content.

Speaking to radioinfo, Steve Sos, Vice President of Shazam in Asia Pacific says it is a logical move to expand visually.

Former TEN Network CEO to replace Rhys Holleran

Thursday 28 May, 2015

Grant Blackley has been appointed CEO and Managing Director of Southern Cross Austereo.


The former TEN Network CEO has a career in media spanning thirty years and is currently CEO of the national restaurant group, The Keystone Group and Founder and CEO of Four Seasons Media, a diversified media consultancy, content owner, investor and management group. Mr Blackley also has a financial interest in RGM Artists, Australia’s leading talent agency.

Does Southern Cross Austereo have a new CEO?

Monday 18 May, 2015

Rumours are rife this afternoon that James Warburton will replace Rhys Holleran as Southern Cross Austereo CEO.

Triple M Adelaide suspends Andrew Jarman

Thursday 14 May, 2015

Triple M Adelaide has released a statement after The Rush Hour's Andrew Jarman "Jars" made an offensive comment about women that went to air.

Celebrating 25 years of breakfast radio

Thursday 14 May, 2015

This morning marked a rare milestone, Sarah King from 2GO’s Sarah & Paddy celebrated her 25th on air anniversary as 2GO’s Breakfast announcer.

So what are the numbers behind such an achievement? 24,000 hours of live radio, drunk 6000 cups of tea, read 14000 newspapers and 9125 4am wake ups.

SCA CEO Rhys Holleran has resigned

Monday 11 May, 2015

Rhys Holleran, CEO of Southern Cross Austereo has announced his resignation this morning.

Peter Bush has been appointed Executive Chairman pending the announcement of the new CEO appointment. Rhys will cease his employment with the company on July 31st 2015, in the interim he will assist with leadership transition planning.

The board has appointed executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles to help it find a successor.

Triple M celebrates 35 years on-air

Friday 08 May, 2015

Over the last couple of weeks in celebration of Triple M’s 35 years on the airwaves, it's been counting down the "Best 35 Albums of the Last 35 Years".

And the votes are in with ACDC's Back in Black number 1.

Take a look at the full list.


From penguins to penguin suit

Monday 16 March, 2015

As Senior Producer and Brand Manager of Southern Cross Austereo’s celebrity brand Scoopla, Justin Hill treasures every moment and every selfie.

The Tasmanian went from working at an interactive theme park in Hobart all about Antarctica, to interviewing some of the biggest celebrity names in the business and lost 53 kilos along the way, that’s 13kg more than the  tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species the Emperor Penguin endemic to the South Pole, as Justin could tell you.

Is this proof SCA will roll out the hit brand regionally?

Friday 06 March, 2015

It would appear Southern Cross Austereo’s hit branding will be rolled out regionally sooner rather than later.

A search of, an Internet record listing, identifying who owns a domain and how to get in contact with them shows at least three of SCA’s Sea FM stations, Gold Coast, Hobart and Gosford have registered new domain names.


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