News December 8, 2021

Podcast: The unlikely candidates eyeing Junkee Media

Podcast: The unlikely candidates eyeing Junkee Media

The fourth episode of That’s Entertainment! is here.

In this week’s episode, hosts Vivienne Kelly and Jake Challenor delve into the sale of youth publication Junkee Media, and its potential new owners after multiple buyers walked away.

Update: Junkee Media has been acquired by RACAT Group, announced three days after recording this episode. The commercial terms of the sale have not been disclosed, per Mediaweek.

This episode also covers the recent departures from radio and what the future of the sector’s peak body, Commercial Radio Australia, looks like after its CEO Joan Warner departs next March.

That’s Entertainment! goes behind the curtain of Australia’s billion-dollar media and entertainment industry, mixing the biggest news of the week with hot takes, insider scoops, and a discussion of all the personalities, politics and pressures from within the bubble.

You can find the podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

This Week on That’s Entertainment:

– Who will replace Joan Warner at CRA? (03:49)

– The rise of streaming TV news services (10:32)

– The unlikely candidates eyeing Junkee (15:55)

– Hot Take: Do we really need a 24/7 K&J station? (22:41)

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