Jonesy and Amanda renew with ARN for 3 more years | radioinfo

Jonesy and Amanda renew with ARN for 3 more years

Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Brendan ‘Jonesy’ Jones and Amanda Keller have renewed their contracts with WSFM breakfast for three more years.

Currently in their ninth year on air together, 2014 has been a good year for Jonesy & Amanda, scoring top spot in the FM breakfast rankings for four out of the six surveys.

WSFM's overall ratings also continues to climb after a successful rebrand as part of the new Pure Gold Network.

Jonesy & Amanda couldn’t be happier to be back on air at WS FM 101.7 for another three years: “We have a fantastic audience who join us every day to get their day started on our crazy antics and we couldn’t be happier to continue doing what we love, everyday,” said Amanda.

“We’re stoked to be staying for another 3 years. Why would we go, we’re number 1!” said Jonesy.

This news rounds out a successful year for ARN with the company cementing its position with consistently strong performances in radio survey ratings across all its markets.  ARN’s Sydney stations WS FM101.7 and KIIS 1065 have claimed the #1 and #2 FM stations in all six ratings results so far this year. ARN stations in Brisbane (93.7 FM), Adelaide (Mix102.3) and Melbourne (GOLD104.3) have regularly claimed the #1 FM station spot in each respective market.

ARN also recently landed 31 finalist nominations across 21 categories for the annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards to be held this weekend in Melbourne.

ARN’s National Content Director Duncan Campbell is delighted Jonesy & Amanda will be on WSFM breakfast for the three more years:

“Jonesy & Amanda are one of the best breakfast radio shows in Australia and I’m really pleased that they will continue to bring the laughs to WSFM each and every morning. At ARN this year we are focused on investing in our talent and ensuring that we create the best possible content and entertainment for our audiences. Jonesy & Amanda are loved by their extremely loyal audience and they are looking forward to taking their show to another level next year in what will be their 10th year together.”

ARN’s Chief Executive Ciaran Davis says this year of wins is just the start for ARN:

“It’s certainly been an exceptionally fantastic year for ARN. Our investment in talent, marketing and great content has resulted in strong growth for the entire company and it has been a key driver in our ratings success and new commercial opportunities for our clients. This year of wins across the entire network has only strengthened our resolve to continue to invest in our people, find new ways to bring our clients the best integration opportunities and continue to grow our offering across the network. Jonesy & Amanda play an enormous part in ARN’s success and we’re delighted that they’re here to stay.”

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