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The Newcastle Live Radio Team

WEEKDAYS: 9am to Midday

Grab a coffee and join Tracy McKelligott every weekday for Newcastle in the Morning. Tracy will bring you interviews on everything swirling around councils, businesses, entertainment, sporting teams by throwing open her contact list just for you. Coupled with great music, fun and any breaking news, Newcastle in the Morning gives you everything and more.

WEEKDAYS: Midday – 2pm

The Lipstick Lunch is a daily celebration of smart, sassy, fierce & incredible women in all of their glorious too much ness. Louise explores the obstacles and the challenges we face, the failures & triumphs and the men and women we give our hearts to.

WEEKDAYS: 2pm – 4pm

Spend your afternoons with Dan Beazley for new music, news, interviews, reviews and live performances. Highlights from the gig and event guide, tips of where to find the best food in town and an all-Australian playlist including tracks from local artists.

WEEKDAYS: 4pm – 6pm

Get your classic rock fix on your drive home with Steve Pickett and the godfather of Newcastle rock, Mark Tinson. Each week the boys bring you a new Album of the Week, Tinno’s Top Ten, fabulous guest interviews, the best new releases and re-releases as well as a few tall tales and truths. The boys are also joined in the studio by their magnificent producer, Bonnie Anne.

WEEKDAYS: 9am – 3pm

Veteran award-winning Newcastle journalist Michael Blaxland keeps listeners up to date on local news, sport and weather as it happens between 9am and 3pm. Michael isn’t afraid to jump into any of our programs if there is something you need to know, or even something you didn’t know you needed to know.

MONDAYS: 6pm – 8pm

Join your hosts Cooper & Campbell on Monday nights as they showcase the sounds of our city with a beautifully diverse range of original tunes and interviews with local artists. Produced in collaboration with Mitch from Hiss and Crackle Records.

THURSDAYS: 6pm – 8pm

Does reading make you better in bed? Join Laura and Amy from Secret Book Stuff, a one-for-one social enterprise all about books, every Thursday from 6 pm on Newcastle Live Radio to find out.

THURSDAYS: 8pm – 10pm

Join Louise as she brings you Lipstick Lunch After Dark. A show featuring all the segments and guests that are too hot for daytime radio.

About The Team

The on-air team is well known to the people of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. This talented group is a mix of professional broadcasters, communicators and even musicians! 

They are local, they know great music and most importantly they know their community. 

Each program features a different genre, audience focus and era of music with a strong emphasis on Australian music and local releases. 

Contact Newcastle Live Radio

You can contact us at any time with news, views, requests or just to say hi!

LIVETEXT: 0490 84 8886
NEWS: 4089 11466

Newcastle Live Radio

In only eight years, Newcastle Live has become one of the Hunter’s most trusted sources of Entertainment and Lifestyle news and information. In 2021, we launched Newcastle Live Radio.

We’re a hyper-local online station featuring the best local news, talk, personalities and carefully curated music. Much like the traditional community newspaper was for many decades, Newcastle Live is YOUR local media outlet, providing a new and independent voice for the Hunter Region. 

Our playlist focuses on the best of the Australian music landscape and highlight the great music coming out of the local scene. 

It’s your new workplace companion – so turn us on, turn us up and enjoy your Newcastle Live. 

If it is on in the Hunter, it’s on Newcastle Live.