Macquarie Media has announced that after a successful launch season of its national health program, The House of Wellness, the network will air a summer series.
The weekly Sunday program will be heard across Australia on Sydney’s 2GB (Sydney), Melbourne’s 3AW, Brisbane’s 4BC, Adelaide’s FIVEaa, and Perth’s 6PR. The show will also be streamed online and be available on demand as a weekly podcast.
The House of Wellness – Summer Series will be hosted by Macquarie Media’s Ed Phillips along with regular co-hosts Kelly Landry and pharmacist Gerald Quigley.
Macquarie Media also announced that The House of Wellness, which was created in Partnership with Chemist Warehouse and The Quattro Group, will return in 2017.
Seven’s The Morning Show co-host Larry Emdur will return to host the show, and will be joined by fitness guru Michelle Bridges, Olympic gold medallist and world champion swimmer Giaan Rooney, Kelly Landry, and pharmacy expert Gerald Quigley.
Macquarie Media executive chairman Russell Tate acknowledged the strategic value of relationships and content creation as key to the evolution of the business.
“In 2016, Macquarie Media proved that commercialising content and ratings success aren’t mutually exclusive. Creating compelling audio for brands and audiences over 45 is our market leading area of expertise,” he said.
“Chemist Warehouse and their agency The Quattro Group share our ambition for content innovation and excellence. We look forward to continuing our successful working relationship on the summer series and beyond.”
Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone said the company has been committed to raising awareness and promoting discussion on all things related to health and wellness.
“We are thrilled to extend The House of Wellness radio program into a summer series and believe that every Australian should enjoy the best advice and receive the best entertainment year round,” he said.
“We look forward to continuing the success of this show throughout 2017 and beyond and believe that the pillars of getting well, staying well, living well and looking fabulous have driven this show to the success that it has enjoyed so far.”
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