First radio ratings survey for 2014 released today (11-Mar-14)
The much anticipated first radio ratings results for 2014 were released today and includes measurement by new radio ratings provider GfK and results for the unprecedented number of new on air presenters across all markets. Commercial Radio Australia (CRA), chief executive officer, Joan Warner said the first survey from GfK after 66 years with Nielsen is the beginning of a new industry partnership with international research company GfK.
Gold Standard software providers fully accredited (27-Feb-14)
All provisional Gold Standard software suppliers have now achieved final accreditation and are fully-endorsed by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA). The providers that have completed final testing and have Gold Standard accreditation are:• GfK Retail and Technology Australia Pty Ltd (GfK),
• Landsberry & James Marketing Pty Ltd (L&J)
• Roy Morgan Research,
• Telmar International Inc
• Total Exact Solutions Australia Pty Limited.
Final chance to enter best radio ad of the year in Siren Awards (21-Feb-14)
Agencies and radio stations have extra time to submit entries for the best radio ad in the 2014 Siren Awards. The Siren Final Call, open now and closing on 28 February, allows agencies and radio stations to submit work previously not entered, or re-enter work that had not been recognised in the previous rounds.
$2 million of commercial radio support begins for First Break winner ILUKA (18-Feb-14)
ILUKA, the inaugural winner of the commercial radio industry’s Australian music initiative ‘First Break’, will from this week see the start of the massive radio support from commercial radio stations across Australia for her first single “12th of July”. The single, released via Liberation Music (part of the Mushroom Group), is a fitting vehicle for the emerging twenty-two year old, whose soaring, yet smoky vocal and unique songwriting finds her positioned well beyond her years.
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