social media

On social media, be as passionate as your audience #RDE18

Saturday 24 March, 2018

“In the social media space you are competing against everybody. What you create has to be as good or better, otherwise you can damage your brand.”

Smarter social posting for network stations with Sqwarkr

Monday 10 April, 2017

Sqwarkr is a brand new social media tool that can help networks with a large number of stations cut down their social media scheduling time by almost 90 percent.

The antidote to fake news is better professional media

Saturday 25 March, 2017


Steve Ahern says better professional media is needed to combat fake news.

Fast and Curious discussion about social media and radio #RDE17

Monday 20 March, 2017
What happens at RadioDays Europe?

Here's a taste of one of the events called Fast and Curious. It's a kind of speed dating discussion for radio.

Groups move around to different tables every ten minutes and discuss a different topic.

Steve Ahern hosted a table discussing social media and radio.

New Media: A Good Partner for Broadcasters

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

“Smaller, faster, cheaper, social.”

-- Steve Ahern, 2016

Socialising your radio content: #RadioAsia

Monday 02 May, 2016

In a conference workshop titled Socialising Radio, international broadcast and management trainer Steve Ahern told Radio Asia delegates,“the 24 hour news cycle is now  about 24 minutes… everything is faster and more social, we must adapt to the new environment.”

The half day workshop showed participants how they can leverage the strengths of radio, such as immediacy and intimacy, in the new media landscape.

Smartphone #videocourse transforming broadcasting habits

Wednesday 07 October, 2015

"Technology is now in your pocket," said Din Hamid of RTM Malaysia, one of the participants in this week's workshop on shooting video with smartphones.

Train in social media to ensure sustainable change: #AMS2015

Tuesday 26 May, 2015
Broadcast managers from all over Asia heard how social media can change their business at today's Asia Media Summit workshop in Kuala Lumpur.

AMT's Steve Ahern and former Radio Australia CEO Mike McCluskey briefed the senior managers about a new training template developed by AIBD to help them spread understanding and usage of social media through their organisations.

Radio reacts to Malaysia Airlines' latest tragedy

Saturday 19 July, 2014

Malaysian radio stations were quick to react to overnight news that Malaysia Airlines MH17 had crashed over Ukraine - almost certainly shot down.

The jet, travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was carrying 298 passengers and crew when it suddenly exploded, killing all on board.

The two sides in Ukraine's civil conflict have accused each other of shooting the jet down with a missile.

Radio stations doubled their efforts to deliver the news that the country's national carrier had been struck by a second tragedy in less than five months.

RadioAsia2014: Generate revenue from new media

Thursday 22 May, 2014

As advertisers increasingly spend more on digital advertising (web/mobile), radio networks in Asia must generate ideas that work on multiple platforms, delegates at RadioAsia 2014 were told on Thursday.

In a workshop discussing ways to generate revenue from new media, two radio experts described the changes that have taken place in the way listeners consume media.

Australian radio consultant Steve Ahern told attendees in Colombo, Sri Lanka, that media consumption had multiplied thanks to the use of multiple devices (radios, smartphones and tablets).


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