Success stories

gwr-radioGWR Group

RADIO STATION TURNAROUND

During the 90’s UK media legislation was changing and the radio market was beginning its first round of consolidation. Radio groups were forming including, GWR Group who saw the opportunity to play a lead role in consolidating the radio industry. [READ MORE…]

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imagesSBS Mandarin News Australia

TV GROWTH, TRANSFORMATION, TURNAROUND 

Since SBS’s launch 30 years ago Australia’s demography has changed significantly and this lead to a review of its services.  As a Content Director, I led a cross-functional team drawn from TV, Marketing, Digital, Radio and Technology to identify new markets and recommend new services to the Executive. [READ MORE…]

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cap-live2Capital Radio Kampala

RADIO TURNAROUND

Capital Radio in Uganda’s capital city of  Kampala had launched and the owners believed that following the launch phase the station was underperforming against their competitors. New licences were also likely to add to the competitive pressure. [READ MORE…]

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RADIO TURNAROUND

In Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia the owners of FM+ had been operating the stations for some two years since being grated the licence. However, during that time many such licences were granted and the competition for audiences and revenues was fierce. [READ MORE…]

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TV GROWTH

As a Director with expertise in the international commercial media sector, I was responsible for identifying new opportunities.  We formed a cross-functional team drawn from TV, Marketing, Digital, Radio and Technology to identify new markets and recommend new services to the Executive. One new product concept that became apparent was the community of interest around music, fashion, brands and in particular, a fusion of western influenced popular culture from their backgrounds. [READ MORE…]

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images-1Digital One

RADIO GROWTH

The UK Government through the media regulator offered spectrum to create a new national  Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) service  to the commercial radio industry. Our company recognized that this would be a once-only opportunity to secure this valuable “real estate”, providing a commercial radio company for the first time an equal national spectrum to that of the dominant BBC. [READ MORE…]

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RADIO GROWTH

SBS was launched 30 years ago to reflect Australia’s diverse culture and population. Australia’s demography since that time has changed significantly and this led to a review of how SBS engages with young multicultural Australians. As Director of Audio (radio) and Languages I led a project to identify new products and services that would enable SBS to deliver on its charter obligations by building new and younger audiences.  [READ MORE…]