Monday, 17 August, 2015
MEDIAWORKS LAUNCHES COROMANDEL’S MORE FM
MediaWorks has announced the launch of a new locally focused Coromandel MORE FM radio station.
The new station will have the same coverage footprint and frequencies that Coromandel FM has enjoyed for the past 25 years.
“Coromandel’s More FM will continue Coromandel FM’s tradition of providing exceptional radio to our listeners and clients,” says General Manager, MediaWorks Coromandel, Kate Rigg. “The new station will have great music, fantastic talent and the latest technology, creating the best possible product. We will continue to operate all of this from our offices in Thames and Whitianga.”
From 6am each weekday morning Andy Mac and Jacqui Jensen will provide the Coromandel region and surrounds with a fiercely local breakfast show containing the latest news, competitions, events and the best music mix.
Both Andy and Jacqui have ties to the Coromandel and are looking forward to moving their young families back to their family support network in Kennedy Bay and Tairua respectively, as well as working in one of New Zealand’s most stunning regions. The pair have extensive broadcasting experience both regionally and nationally – Andy with The Hits and Jacqui with More FM, ZM, and The Edge.
Jacqui will continue to entertain from 10am until 3pm. Then, for the first time in the region, The Drive Show will be hosted by beloved radio personalities Jason Gunn and Lana Searle. They will have the latest national and local news and weather and some of the biggest competitions. Weekends will continue to have a local flavour.
With the change to Coromandel’s More FM, we farewell broadcasters Rex Simpson, Alan Beagle and Mike Bain who will remain on-air until the changeover on September 21. “I would like to thank Rex, Alan and Mike for their contribution to CFM over the past few years and wish them well in their future endeavours,” says Rigg.