14 posts tagged

Summertime, and the Livin' is Easy

by Frank Avis | January 15, 2018

And so we say farewell to another year of radio ratings. Careers are made: careers are lost. But good old 2GB just keeps rolling along at no. 1...

The Spring of '17

by Frank Avis | November 17, 2017

I don't think we need to take up too much of your valuable time with the latest Sydney radio ratings. Enough for you to know that 2GB is obliterating everything else in the AM band with Jones and Hadley owning the 5:30 to noon arena — and quite a few other areas to be honest. KIIS is battling it out with WS FM and SMOOTH for control of the FM sector.

Mid Year Review... 2017

by Frank Avis | September 21, 2017

So here we are at the half way mark in another ratings year and the 2GB juggernaut continues to jugger along, at no. 1 overall – around 12.6 percent. SMOOTH FM fell victim to the "commentator's curse" – yours truly should have held his tongue in his previous blog. The Smoothies lost over a full point, down to 8%. WSFM is now the big boy in the FM market, with a rating of 9.3%.

Ah... Welcome to 2017... What will it bring?

by Frank Avis | April 4, 2017

Well, not much new according to my pals in the industry across the country.

Date Title Tags
January 18, 2017 Another Radio Reunion 2010s
October 24, 2016 Spring Arrives in 2016 2010s
August 31, 2016 Frank is Still Going Strong as we Emerge from the Winter of '16 2010s
April 13, 2016 Annual radio reunion 2010s
October 20, 2015 Frank Avis loses contact with modern radio 2010s Politics
September 21, 2015 Frank Avis Memoirs Continue 2010s Movies
January 29, 2015 Frank Avis Radio Memoirs (and other stuff) 2014 2010s Music
December 2, 2013 Frank's Memoirs 2013 2010s
August 27, 2013 Frank Avis continues his radio memoirs, amongst other things Politics 2010s

About me

This is the history of radio newsman Frank Avis who worked in the Australian electronic media from 1954 to 1996.


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