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RNZ National has maintained its number two spot behind The Edge, following the release of the last radio survey of the year, which reveal a drop in its audience numbers.
RNZ is venturing back in time with an online project, by Great Southern TV and New Zealand On Air, offering historical accounts of the New Zealand Wars.
In the wake of last week's commercial radio celebrations, Radio New Zealand has something to cheer about following the release of its survey results by GfK. RNZ National has maintained its spot at number two for audience reach against its commercial competitors and saw growth where other news stations saw a drop.
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In what has become a rare sight over the years, RNZ has launched a major brand campaign via Rainger and Rolfe (alongside Lew Bentley from Headlight and Starcom), in a bid to promote the 'RNZ' insignia and reach an audience of one million people by 2020.
At a time when some media organisations seem to be moving away from hard-hitting journalism, RNZ has grown its weekly audience by 60,000 listeners. Nielsen's All NZ Radio survey showed that the weekly cumulative radio audience for RNZ National and Concert was 564,000 people aged 15 and over, a decent year-on-year lift when compared to the 503, 000 listeners recorded in the previous survey. We talk to Paul Thompson about some of the moves that led to this uptick in weekly listener numbers.
Yesterday afternoon, RNZ head of Radio John Howson informed his department that the state broadcaster has proposed disestablishing seven roles, including the one he holds.
Radio New Zealand has followed in the footsteps of the BBC, ABC and NPR by adopting the acronym RNZ. And while this is a relatively small change, the state broadcaster's chief executive Paul Thompson says it's reflective of the organisation's reach beyond traditional channels into new digital mediums.
The son guiding the father: The Wireless editor takes a more central role as Radio New Zealand restructures digital teams
Since its inception in 2013, Radio New Zealand's (RNZ) digital brand The Wireless has grown quickly, attracting a new audience of readers that were largely disconnected from the legacy structures of the state broadcaster. This upward trajectory has seen the website's average audience climb from 700 daily users last year to 3,000 this year. And the RNZ executive team is now hoping to spread this success across all its digital properties with the appointment of The Wireless editor Marcus Stickley as the digital features editor. PLUS: digital teams restructure, a tale of two Tobys and a new RNZ website on the cards.
Radio revived the video star: John Campbell to rejoin RNZ as drive-time host, set to add multi-media elements--UPDATED
John Campbell is set to take up a position as the drive-time host on Radio New Zealand and it's likely good news for the broadcaster’s growing digital audience as it plans to use Campbell to front a revamped show featuring streamed video and a podcast.
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The Campbell Live saga has shown that commerce and current affairs often make uneasy bedfellows. But across on a different medium, the publicly funded Radio New Zealand and the commercially minded NZME are jumping into bed, with iHeartRadio now streaming Radio New Zealand National, Radio New Zealand Concert and Radio New Zealand International. And both sides think it's a win-win.
“I’m Guyon Espiner”. “I’m Susie Ferguson”. “And this is Morning Report – brought to you by Spicy Bob's cheesy chicken tenders!” Fear not. This is not something we’re likely to hear over the airwaves anytime soon. Radio New Zealand will not sacrifice its brand by putting ads on the air, chief executive Paul Thompson tells StopPress.