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It’s all falling into place for Dean Lewis

Thursday 25 March, 2021

By Riarne Gale of AirCheck/RCS Australia 


Chart Highlights    25 March 2021

Grant Broadcasters will launch 24 local sports shows in 2021

Wednesday 04 November, 2020

Grant Broadcasters is set to launch a locally produced and hosted afternoon sports show into 24 of their markets in 2021.

Travis Winks has penned a book about how a family's life was Shattered

Friday 04 September, 2020

Radio presenter and journalist, Travis Winks from Wave FM in Wollongong, has just released his book Shattered, the true story of how a loyal family self-destructed over 67 days.
 
Told through the eyes of a hurting brother and son, Travis follows three family members through a series of fateful decisions that resulted in unthinkable consequences.
 

Damien Leith set for a sea change at Wave FM

Tuesday 01 September, 2020

Wave FM Wollongong confirmed today that Damien Leith will be joining the Breakfast team, Jade, Straney with Damien Leith.
 
Since winning Australian Idol in 2006, Damien has stamped his mark on the Australian entertainment scene as a multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer, author, TV host and for the past 2 years co-host of the Power FM breakfast programme in Muswellbrook, another Grant Broadcasters owned radio station.
 

Live and local wins in Wollongong: Xtra Insights

Friday 04 October, 2019

Despite the penetration by Sydney stations, local radio is the winner overall in the latest Xtra Insights Survey for Wollongong and the Illawarra with the local stations showing that live and local not only works, but wins.
 
i98 FM is still clearly the number one station (down 2.6 to 26.5), while Wave FM  gained 2.1 to 18.3 overall, with ABC Illawarra still third on 14.0 and triple j improving 2.2 to 11.4.

Wollongong radio survey shows local is still best

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Despite the incursion of Sydney station into the Illawarra, local stations Wave FM and i98 FM show why local radio is so important to Wollongong listeners
 
In a survey conducted by Xtra Insights that involved up to 1200 respondents between 15 October to 3 November 2018, both stations consolidated audience with Wave FM up to 16.2 and i98 FM up to 29.1.
 
ABC Illawarra also added some audience to move to 15.3.

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Wollongong radio survey released today at 11am

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Wollongong commercial radio stations Wave FM and i98 FM will focus on the release of the region’s latest radio survey today to see how the stations have fared since the last survey a year ago.

Jade is back at Wave FM

Monday 30 July, 2018

The new breakfast team at Wave FM Wollongong will be Jade, Trav and Chris, after the departure of Mel Greig, who left the show last week for new opportunities in Sydney.

i98FM maintains number one spot in Wollongong

Thursday 10 November, 2016

Survey results for Wollongong have been released, the first since November 2015.

i98 FM was a clear winner as the station listened to most with 29.1%.

Their nearest competitor with 18.5% is Wave FM and ABC Illawarra rounds out the top three spots with 13.5%.

Just like getting back on the bike: Mel Greig

Thursday 28 January, 2016
After a week on air in her new gig at Wave FM Wollongong, Mel Greig says she feels comfortable, just like getting back on a bike after a fall.

It's been three years since she has been on radio.

Mel Greig has told radioinfo:

"I didn't know if I'd work in radio again. I wanted to, but I needed someone to give me a chance.


"It really is just like getting back on the bike, I rode that bike this week and I didn't fall off. It felt comfortable and I loved it."


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