Eoin Cameron. Picture: John Mokrzycki/The West Australian

Youth broadcaster Triple J and reinvigorated 96FM were some of the biggest winners in the last Nielsen radio ratings survey for 2012, out this morning.

While Mix 94.5 maintained its position as Perth's number one radio station, increasing 0.9 of a percentage point to a 14.2 per cent share overall, 96FM surged to an 11.7 per cent share (up from 10.3) to finish second and Triple J landed in double digits with a 10.1 per cent share (up from 9.4) to land equal fourth with Nova 93.7

Despite losses across the board, ABC720 still landed in third place on a 10.6 per cent share, down from 11.8. The station's breakfast show featuring Perth's king of breakfast, Eoin Cameron, was still Perth's number one breakfast show despite being down 1.2 per cent to 14.5 per cent.

Mix 94.5's The Bunch were breakfast's biggest winners, gaining 1.1 per cent to come in second with 14 per cent.

The shock jock tactics of 92.9's nationally syndicated drive time shows (Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O, Fifi Box and Jules Lund and Hamish Blake and Andy Lee) didn't impress listeners, dropping into third place on 11.9 per cent behind Mix 94.5's The Big Couch (13.4) and Nova 93.7 (13.2).

Afternoons on Mix 94.5 is Perth's most popular radio shift, landing 17.1 per cent (up from 15.5) well ahead of 96FM (14.2).

The West Australian

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