By Clare BruceThursday 19 Dec 2019
It’s been an amazing year at Hope 103.2, aka ‘Hopeland’….with big events, new arrivals (including a newborn babe), a 40th anniversary, some amazing new content initiatives launched, and thousands of people helped through our community appeals. What a ride it’s been… Thank you for being part of it!
We hosted For King and Country at the Opera House…
Just a little snapshot from the For King and Country show @ the Opera House! Are you in this pic?
…Sam and Duncan appeared on tellie…
Sam and Duncan in the Spotlight on TV Gameshow, ‘Pointless’
Brekky hosts Sam and Duncan will have their general knowledge and pop-culture savvy put to the test tonight, when they appear as contestants on the Channel 10 gameshow, Pointless. Read More
…and launched their ‘singing careers’ ? with Dami Im!
Dami Im (and Sam & Duncan!) Sing to a Packed House at Castle Hill
Armed with their kangaroo and koala onesies and their best Katy Perry voices, Sam and Duncan joined Dami Im for a song on Saturday night. Read More
Laura launched her Powerlunch Podcast…
Power Lunch with Laura — A Hope Media Podcast
Each week Laura Bennett interviews culture makers and thinkers who will help us to shape our daily lives with intention. Read More
Graham became the voice of Nights, and David ‘Esky’ Esquen became the new voice of FRESH!
FRESH with David ‘Esky’ Esquen, Saturday nights
FRESH – playing the best new music discoveries and next generation of Christian artists, Saturday nights from 10pm, or 24/7 online & on the Hope Media app. Read More
Ally returned to Brekky, Georgia joined you for your Weekends, while JD & Mel dropped by on Fridays…
Meanwhile Emma moved to Miami – but kept in touch!
“Mama Miami”…The Adventures of Emma Mullings, Pastor, Singer and Mum-of-4, in Miami, USA
Each week, former Hope announcer Emma Mullings phones in from Miami, USA, to share the ups, downs, and adventures of starting life in a whole new culture. Read More
Our special podcast, “How in God’s Name Should I Vote”, helped you think about the 2019 Federal election…
How in God’s Name Should I Vote? Podcast Now Available
With a federal election upon us, it’s time to ask, How in God’s name do I vote? Join host Andrew Palmer and a swag of guests as we explore the importance of your vote and the role of faith in politics. Read More
We celebrated Hope 103.2’s 40th anniversary…
The Fascinating Timeline of Hope 103.2 — Celebrating 40 Years
40 years ago, 2CBA made its first-ever broadcast of what is today known as Sydney’s beloved Hope 103.2. This year we celebrate four decades of ministry. Read More
…made lots of new friends over at Hillsong Conference…
Meeting Fans and New Friends of Hope 103.2 at Hillsong Conference
The Hope 103.2 crew has had a blast this week meeting fans and friends of “Hopeland” at our stand at Hillsong Conference at Sydney Olympic Park. Read More
…began streaming Hope and Inspire on iHeartRadio…
Hope 103.2 and Inspire Digital Emerge onto the iHeartRadio App
It was a historic moment for Hope 103.2 and Inspire Digital this week, when the two radio stations became available on the radio streaming app, iHeartRadio. Read More
…popped up on the backs of Sydney buses…
Look Out For Hope 103.2’s Bold Bus Backs — All Thanks to Our Supporters!
Music. News. Jesus. They’re the three words the Hope team have carefully chosen to be on the back of hundreds of public buses that will be travelling around Sydney until January. Read More
…hosted movie nights…
…welcomed our first ever News Director, Anita Savage…
Lifting The Lid on Journalism: A Chat with Hope 103.2’s News Editor, Anita Savage [Audio]
Anita Savage, former ABC journalist and Hope 103.2’s news director, lifts the lid on journalism, and the story she worked on that’s impacted her most. Read More
…and launched the Hope 103.2 Newsroom!
Sydney’s Newest Radio News Service is Launched on Hope 103.2
In a tough media landscape, Hope Media is excited to officially launch Sydney’s latest radio news service with top journalists Anita Savage and Sarah Wiedersehn, broadcasting hourly news bulletins Monday to Friday. Read More
Katrina won an award…
Children’s Author Katrina Roe Can Now Add “Award-Winning” To Her Name
In what is a career high for any author, Hope Mornings announcer Katrina Roe has won a national prize for her latest book, ‘Lily’s Balloon’. Read More
Erin had a baby…
Erin La Macchia and Family Besotted With New Baby Boy, Hugo
Erin La Macchia of Hope Drive fame has announced the birth of her third child: a healthy little boy named Hugo Concetto La Macchia. Read More
…and wrote a song for her co-host, Ray!
Erin La Macchia’s Musical Tribute to Drive Co-host, Ray Kington
As she heads off on maternity leave, Erin has farewelled her Hope Drive co-host Ray Kington in style, paying musical homage to his many passions and quirks. Read More
We spoke with some really special people…
Including swimmer Libby Trickett, Korn guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch, worship artist Brooke Ligertwood Fraser, evangelist Franklin Graham, singer Stan Walker and entertainer Lucy Durack – to name a few! (Click the pics to read more!)
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