ARN reaches new deal to represent ACE radio stations

ARN now represents all 18 ACE radio stations across regional Victoria and border towns to NSW and confirms that from today, The Christian O’Connell Show will be heard each afternoon on seven of the ACE radio stations.

ARN has also taken on representation of the ACE Metro network which includes 3MP, Magic 1278, 2UE and 4BH. This move, when combined with the rest of the ARN network, enables advertisers to access more than a third of all Australians through one media buy. The partnership further reinforces ARN’s position to deliver the greatest audio content and best connections with audiences, in every state and territory across the nation.

The Christian O’Connell Show will air each weekday on seven ACE radio stations from 5pm-6pm including 3CS Colac, 3YBFM Warrnambool, 3HA Hamilton, 3WM Horsham, 2QN Deniliquin/Echuca, 3NE Wangaratta and Gippsland’s Gold with listeners tuning in to host Christian O’Connell, Jack Post and Patrina Jones. In Melbourne, The Christian O’Connell Show airs from 6am-9am on GOLD 104.3 and has enjoyed the position of the #1 FM breakfast show in market across 13 consecutive ratings surveys.

ARN’s chief content officer, Duncan Campbell said “We are excited to be extending the reach of The Christian O’Connell Show to new audiences in regional areas. The show is a fantastic mix of the greatest hits, exceptional content and lots of laughter. Anything can happen and usually does on the show, and we know listeners across the ACE radio stations will love the spontaneity of the show and Christian’s fun banter.”

This partnership further extends the reach of The Christian O’Connell Show across Australia which can also be heard weeknights from 7-8pm in Melbourne on GOLD104.3, Sydney on WSFM, Brisbane on KIIS 97.3FM, Mix 102.3 in Adelaide and 96FM in Perth.

Of the new agreement Mark Taylor, ACE CEO said, “The ACE Metro stations reach older audiences who are highly engaged and loyal listeners, a perfect addition for advertisers using ARN’s powerful Pure Gold stations, ACE are excited to be represented by ARN both regionally and along the East Coast.”

All ACE regional and metro stations are available for streaming free on the iHeartRadio app.


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