Mix 94.5 has maintained its position as Perth's number one radio station in the first Nielsen radio ratings survey of 2013, released this morning.
The Subiaco-based stations's breakfast show, The Bunch - with Lisa Shaw, Fred Botica and Paul Shepherd - has taken over ABC720's Eoin Cameron to become WA's most-listened-to breakfast show, gaining nearly one percentage point to come out on top with a 14.9 per cent market share.
ABC720 saw losses across the board, similar to the last survey of 2012. Today's ratings, the first to be released in nearly three months due to the Christmas break, saw the station move from third to sixth place with a 9.9 per cent share overall.
Cameron's breakfast show dropped 0.7 percentage points to come in second in the highly competitive time-slot, with a 13.8 per cent market share.
In the battle of AM talk back, Paul Murray's 6PR morning show jumped 1.6 percentage points to come in with a 10 per cent market share, trumping his ABC720 rival Geoff Hutchison's show, which lost 1.5 percentage points, bringing it down to a 9.3 per cent market share.
The biggest gainer in the survey was Nova 93.7, which moved up to third place overall with an 11.1 per cent overall share (up from 10.1).
Nova's breakfast show - featuring Nathan Morris, Natalie Locke and Shaun McManus - was the biggest mover in its time-slot, gaining 1.5 percentage points to move into third place with a 12.4 per cent market share. The station also saw big movement in its morning and afternoon shifts - its afternoon time-slot grabbed the biggest gain of the survey, up 2.1 percentage points.Also seeing positive movement across the board was 96FM and 92.9, both up 0.8 of a percentage point – with 96FM sitting in second position overall on a 12.5 per cent overall share, and 92.9 moving up to fourth on a 10.8 per cent overall share.
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