Website review: www.radioinfo.com.au
RadioInfo: The most information rich radio website
in the land, by Greg Tingle
The RadioInfo website is arguably Australias
most impressive and compressive online representation
of the radio broadcasting industry.
RadioInfo.com.au combines the right mix of current
and historically important news and information pertinent
to Australian radio.
In addition, the website offers functionality, interactivity,
and usability to cater for both the movers and shakers,
who live and breath radio, and industry
newbies in Australian radio broadcasting. Heck,
even a punter looking for some information
on Australian radio, would be able to tune in to the
information they require here.
The sharp, well laid out format is an inviting home
for Australias foremost online authority on
The website is as functional, as it is informative,
with its recognizable, beaming red, white and black
logo, and the smartly displayed news grabs.
As you enter and explore the site, you are warmly
invited, firstly by your name appearing, (after first
registering), and by the news headlines for the week.
At a glace you are swiftly informed as to the lasted
goings on in the business.
RadioInfo sends out e-mail newsletters to their database,
utilising the information they have garnered from
you, the user.
Who can resist the urge to participate in the online
forums, and the sharing of information like; who
helped you up the ladder or, if youre
getting itchy feet, or have just been fired, check
out the latest job openings. Perhaps youre a
bit of a sticky beak? Youll
want to examine the latest movements section
to see where your old workmate has disappeared.
Are you a radio jock who left your newspaper
at home? Are you scrounging around the studio
for sometime interesting, weird or funny to tell your
loyal listeners? Look no further than
Show Prep. Jocks will also be relieved
to find technical information on the RCS Selector,
just in case youve left your brain (and you
manual) at home. Perhaps its time you
brushed up your skills. Then scroll through
the radio training directory.
I can tell you from personal experience that RadioInfo
does respond promptly to their visitors correspondence
via the website. This important feature reinforces
the bond that exists by those in the radio industry.
A smorgasbord of news and information is also offered;
including the all important, sacrosanct Nielsen Radio
There has long been a need by members of the Australian
radio industry to be able to access online information
relevant to them, and this website offers the ideal
Overall, the RadioInfo website combines the definitive
blend of industry news, information, interactivity
and fun for industry insiders, commercial users and
RadioInfo, number 1 in Australia for Radio information
on the web!