Last night, the country’s top radio talent ventured to Auckland’s Shed 10 to celebrate the best in the business at the NZ Radio Awards. And the big winners on the night were Mai FM and Mike Hosking, winning Station of the Year – Network and Best Talk Presenter – Breakfast or Drive.
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We look at the ups, downs and trends for the final radio survey of the year.
Last night, New Zealand’s radio royalty moved from behind the microphone to Auckland’s Shed 10 to celebrate the best of a platform that shows no sign of slowing down.
As part of a content partnership with MediaWorks, we’ve asked a few of the company’s programme directors about the performance of their brands, the state of radio and the importance of digital channels. More FM was one of the few brands to increase its audience in the recent T2 radio survey. And network programme director Christian Boston says its dual strategy is paying dividends.
The south of France is significantly adding to its wanker quotient at the moment as ad folk from around the globe arrive for the 60th anniversary of Cannes (although a strike by French air traffic controllers has made it difficult). But D&AD got in there first with the announcement of its winners this week. And three of the four campaigns that earned grand prix awards at Axis backed that up with a pencil of the yellow variety. PLUS: why ad awards are now for losers.
When Special Group took the Gravity Coffee business off Shine last year, the first problem it set out to solve was the packaging. And with that taken care of, as well as a new website courtesy of Fracture, it’s ramped things up a bit with an ambitious intern ambush.