ARN Regional (formerly Grant Broadcasters)

4AK and 4WK still very much owned by Bill and Pam

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arn regional news format has changed. it is now divided into 2 parts and 2 different readers. 1st is the local news and sport which is called local news now and goes for 2 mins which a local reader, then it goes national news now which is the national news and sport with a national reader which also goes for 2 mins

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They’re going to need at least 6-7 of such bulletins to satisfy their local news requirements for local content licence conditions.

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Been like that since last week.

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oh ok. thanks for letting me know

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No problem. I personally think the format is the wrong way round. It should be National News first, then Local News as then it goes into Local Weather

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agree

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If you have a local news reader why aren’t they doing national headlines as well? What’s the point?

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2GO used to structure their news this way prior to divestment when they were the GO in Wesgo.

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