Fairfax’s 4BC To Cover G20 Summit

Fairfax’s 4BC To Cover G20 Summit
SHARE
THIS



Fairfax Radio Network’s News Talk 4BC has announced coverage plans for the G20 Leaders’ Summit – including live broadcasts over five days, and boosting its reporting team.

4BC mornings host and Walkley Award-winning journalist Patrick Condren will lead the G20 coverage on 4BC throughout the period.

The G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane is expected to attract up to 4,000 delegates and approximately 3,000 domestic and international media representatives.

4BC will have reporters stationed at key locations across the city delivering up to date information and rolling coverage of significant events as they happen.

The local news team will be joined by Fairfax Radio Network national affairs editor Michael Pachi and the Fairfax Radio Network Canberra Bureau’s Olivia Leeming, while also harnessing the vast resources of Fairfax Media.

This Wednesday and Thursday, 4BC will broadcast from the heart of Brisbane where the world’s leading thinkers will gather as part of the Global Café, a key event leading up to the Leaders’ Summit.

The 4BC website will provide the very latest from its stable of journalists and field reporters along with images as the city welcomes the world’s most powerful leaders. Listeners can also follow 4BC’s live coverage via Twitter and Facebook.

4BC will continue to provide regular updates on road closures, traffic conditions, public transport and flight delays.

“Our dedicated team of journalists will be Brisbane’s eyes and ears on the streets, for all the news and events from the G20 Leaders’ Summit,” said 4BC general manager Anthony Frangi.

“Our team will also have the latest reaction from locals on the G20 and how it’s affecting them. Our broadcasts will make 4BC Brisbane’s essential guide to the G20.

4BC’s broadcast schedule includes:

Wednesday November 12 – 5am – 6pm
Breakfast team Ian Skippen & Loretta Ryan, Mornings’ Patrick Condren, Afternoons’ Clare Blake and Drive’s Ben Davis will all broadcast LIVE from King George Square.

Thursday November 13 – 5am – 6pm
Ian Skippen & Loretta Ryan, Patrick Condren, Clare Blake and Ben Davis again broadcast LIVE from King George Square.

Friday November 14
5:00am – 8:30am – G20 Special with Ian Skippen & Loretta Ryan.
8:30am – 12:00pm – G20 Special with Patrick Condren LIVE from South Brisbane.

12:00pm -3:00pm – G20 Special with Clare Blake LIVE from South Brisbane.
3:00pm – 6:00pm – G20 Special with Ben Davis LIVE from South Brisbane.

Saturday and Sunday November 15 & 16
4BC’s LIVE coverage across Brisbane, plus rolling coverage of all key events and speeches.

 

Please login with linkedin to comment

Latest News

Apple Revists Muhammad Ali’s ‘I Am the Greatest’ Speech In New Ad For The X
  • Campaigns

Apple Revists Muhammad Ali’s ‘I Am the Greatest’ Speech In New Ad For The X

Apple has gone for a simple but highly effective campaign to promote the selfie taking ability of its new iPhone X, employing boxing great Muhammad Ali’s famous 1963 “I Am The Greatest” speech. The ad shows simple selfie photos taken by the phone as Ali’s hubris plays over the top. Ironically, the ad plays on the narcissism of […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Comexposium Takes Over NZ Partner MTS To Become Largest Trans-Tasman Events Group
  • Marketing

Comexposium Takes Over NZ Partner MTS To Become Largest Trans-Tasman Events Group

Marketing events group Comexposium has absorbed its New Zealand joint venture partner MTS to deliver an expanded event solutions business across the Trans-Tasman. The deal will see Ryf Quail (pictured above) return to Sydney to lead Comexposium Australian and Kiwi team, while his current MTS team remains in place as Comexposium employees. While the business […]

Eyeota Kick-Starts 2018 With $15.6 Million In Additional Funding
  • Marketing

Eyeota Kick-Starts 2018 With $15.6 Million In Additional Funding

Audience data provider Eyeota has announced a $15.6 million Series B capital raise to spearhead additional growth in 2018. The company was founded simultaneously in Singapore, Australia and Europe in 2010, and has remained independent and enjoyed strong growth locally, as well as launching into the US. Peter Hunter (pictured above), Eyeota’s general manager for […]

Poem Wins Four New Clients
  • Marketing

Poem Wins Four New Clients

Sydney-based PR and social agency Poem has announced it has won four new clients following another strong year of growth. The four clients are Property NSW (The Rocks and Darling Harbour), Fantastic Furniture, Ovolo Hotels and Purpose (a conference on purpose-driven business). Poem co-founder Matt Holmes said: “We’ve hit a nerve with clients who are […]

Facebook Makes Another News Feed Change
  • Media

Facebook Makes Another News Feed Change

Social media behemoth Facebook has announced its second major update for News Feed to make sure the news people see, while less overall, is high quality. This week, Facebook announced that the platform will launch a small test in the US focused on prioritising news from publishers that users find trustworthy. Facebook is also exploring ways […]

Attention! B&T’s Inaugural Bootcamp Launches!
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Technology

Attention! B&T’s Inaugural Bootcamp Launches!

B&T announces its new industry bootcamp! And, if you're like us & didn't know anything about it, all's revealed here.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Domain Boss Antony Catalano Exits
  • Media

Domain Boss Antony Catalano Exits

Mystery surrounds Domain boss's surprise exit, although the Mystery Machine nor a talking dog not spotted at Fairfax.

PHOTOPLAY Offers A Ghost Train Ride Like No Other At Sydney Festival
  • Media

PHOTOPLAY Offers A Ghost Train Ride Like No Other At Sydney Festival

Jasmin Tarasin, director at boutique production company PHOTOPLAY, is inviting invites audiences to take a trip through the inner-workings of the mind in ‘Ghost Train’, her latest multi-sensory VR project set to feature at this year’s Sydney Festival. Working in collaboration with musician and co-creative director Jonnine Standish, Tarasin’s uniquely immersive ‘Ghost Train’ is a […]

March One To Rebrand Fundraising Institute Australia
  • Marketing

March One To Rebrand Fundraising Institute Australia

Independent advertising and branding agency March One has been appointed to oversee the rebrand and repositioning of Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA). FIA is the national peak body representing professional fundraising in Australia. It was established to advance advocacy and professional standards, and has identified the need to better promote its role as the industry self-regulator, […]

Victorian Government Launches VR Bushfire Experience Via The Fuel Agency
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns
  • Technology

Victorian Government Launches VR Bushfire Experience Via The Fuel Agency

As part of its summer fire campaign, the Victorian government has launched a virtual reality (VR) bushfire experience and content series via The Fuel Agency. The VR experience places the user in the midst of a large bushfire, and is designed to encourage people to leave early on high-risk days before it’s too late. The […]

Local Ad Tech Company VeNA Partners With RugbyPass
  • Advertising
  • Media
  • Technology

Local Ad Tech Company VeNA Partners With RugbyPass

ad tech company VeNA has signed an exclusive reseller partnership covering Australia and New Zealand with digital rugby network RugbyPass. Across Asia and parts of Europe, RugbyPass is the exclusive digital rights holder and over-the-top broadcaster for live rugby, including the Super Rugby, the Rugby Championship and autumn internationals, the Six Nations, the Aviva Premiership, […]