Australian radio leaders predict for 2019

Diversification and digitization were the twin keynotes for Australian radio in 2018, according to Josh McDonnell writing in AdNews. There, he presents predictions from leaders in Australia’s biggest radio groups Nova Entertainment, Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), Macquarie Media, iHeartRadio  Australia & Asia, and trade group for the Aussie radio industry Commercial Radio Australia (CRA). Continue Reading


The Wall Street Journal and Gimlet Media to partner on upcoming daily news podcast

The Wall Street Journal is the latest news outlet to join the ranks of daily podcasters. The publication has chosen Gimlet Media as its producing partner for the upcoming daily news show. Hot Pod reported that the collaboration had been announced internally and is targeting a launch in the second quarter of 2019. Continue Reading


James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Radiodays Asia – a new radio conference, coming next year

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: Next year will see the inaugural Radiodays Asia, scheduled for Malaysia in August. James has the announcement, and other audio industry news. Continue Reading