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WSFM joins international tribute to Prince

Thursday 05 May, 2016
This morning at 8:07 AEST, it was exactly 7 hours and 13 days since Prince passed away and WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda joined in a global radio tribute to the music legend and one of his most loved songs. 
 
‘It’s been 7 hours and 13 days’ is the opening line from one of Prince's most beloved songs ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
 

Hadley not happy with Jonesy

Thursday 07 April, 2016
It was celebrity central at the big Channel Nine bash to celebrate newsreader Peter Overton’s 50th Birthday.
 
Among the honoured guests was perhaps the greatest of all Australian television news anchors, Brian Henderson. Also in attendance was 2GB’s Ray Hadley and WSFM’s Brendan Jones of Jonesy and Amanda fame.
 

April Fool's radio joke leaves Sydney commuters fuming

Friday 01 April, 2016
WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda were in fine form this morning for April Fool’s Day.
 
How do you evoke the wrath of Sydney-siders?
 
Make their daily commute even worse …

This morning Jonesy & Amanda announced news that Sydneysiders would soon be hit with more tolls with every bridge from the ANZAC Bridge though to Tom Ugly’s Bridge.
 

Jonesy and Amanda clowning around at Royal Easter Show OB

Thursday 17 March, 2016
Jonesy & Amanda’s Best in Show OB saw the breakfast radio duo trying their hand at everything from shearing a sheep to going head to head as their home-baked treats were judged by Barbara Reichert Chairman of the CWA’s Tea Room Committee at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
 
Jonesy made a chocolate cake (from the packet) called ‘Oreo Surprise’ while Amanda baked a simple pound cake - which she iced with a photo of herself.

Radio talent: Where they have been, going and everything in-between

Thursday 25 February, 2016
Ralph Tucker has worked in Sydney radio for 20 years as a journalist, editor, newsreader and producer with 2GB, Triple M and WSFM.

Ralph has just launched Media Mates, a podcast in which he chats to people he's met in and around the industry about where they've been, where they're going and everything else in between.

We regret to advise your application has been unsuccessful

Wednesday 17 February, 2016

As a young and ambitious radio announcer you must learn to handle a lot of things - rejection being one of them. 

It was a lesson that WSFM's Brendan Jones (of Amanda and Jonesy fame) learned the hard way. If nothing else he was given plenty of practice being rejected, time and time again, in his search for an opening in radio. Kids, do try this at home if you're trying to break into radio. Persistence is the key!

WSFM denies it failed to tribute Bowie at news of his death

Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Some radioinfo readers contacted us to report that WSFM and other Pure GOLD stations had failed to pay tribute to David Bowie on Monday evening, soon after his death was reported. 

They insisted that voice-tracking had prevented the stations from breaking into pre-recorded programming to pay the rock legend due respect.

Jonesy and Amanda's beach party and book launch

Monday 30 November, 2015

WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda celebrated their Summer Beach Party with a bunch of lucky listeners over the weekend at the brand new Bannisters Pavilion at Mollymook.
 
The event was also WSFM’s celebration of the launch of Amanda’s new book Natural Born Keller – with many of the guests spotted enjoying the great summer read while relaxing by the pool over the weekend. 
 

WS FM101.7’s evening presenter turns his back on radio...for now

Friday 06 November, 2015

Richard Mercer is taking a breaking after joining Mix 106.5 in July 1997 as the new night time presenter.  Love Song Dedications was born soon after and went on to become ARN’s longest running program - building a loyal fan base thanks to Richard’s unique interviewing style, which always made for compelling listening.  A guilty pleasure for many, the show ran for 17 successful years, winding up in December 2013.  
 

Natural Born Keller

Thursday 22 October, 2015

Amanda Keller, co-host of WSFM101.7’s Jonesy & Amanda in the Morning has launched her own book.

Natural Born Keller; My Life and Other Palaver is published by Allen & Unwin and released today lifting the lid on life on-screen and off with not so longing looks back at growing up in the burbs in the decade taste forgot. 

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