Shows / Announcers

Ariana's Wake Up

Ariana is a Newcastle girl, born and raised, who started her media career in her home town and has recently spent time in Canberra with Prime7

Ari loves to run and is a faithful soccer supporter of local teams, the A-League and also International clubs.


Weekdays from 10am to 2pm, Keely keeps the best music rolling in the No Repeat Workday.

As well she'll give you the daily code word for your chance to win a lunch for your workplace from Mudgee Bakery and Cafe, drawn at the end of the month.


Mal hits your radio every weekday from 2pm.

He's got Better Music to head towards the end of your 9 to 5 No Repeat Workday

Local News with Craig Bassett and Ariana Gatti

Craig is the Local News Editor here at Real FM. Ariana is an experienced, committed journalist.

Between them they constantly track down all you need to know from around the region every weekday with our local news.

Catch the latest hourly between 6 & 9AM, plus at Midday and 5PM.

If you know something you think we need to know, email us or call during office hours on 63721777

Kate, Tim & Joel

Three of Australia’s most respected personalities, Kate Ritchie, Tim Blackwell and Joel Creasey, come together on Real FM for the drive home.

They bring a conversational cheekiness to the drive shift. Joel Creasey joins Kate and Tim as the newest addition to Australia’s renowned drive show, with a combination of the day’s hot topics, the best of digital and online and their unique benchmarks and games.

Featuring the segments that listeners have grown to love including Monday’s Mailbag, The Wednesday Wheel and the highly competitive Quick Draw, the team and their new co-host Joel Creasey will deliver everything their audience have come to expect and more