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Business a little sluggish? Customers not rolling in, where are they? Well, they are waiting for you. The solution – Radio  Station 8HA! Contact our sales consultants and reach your target market. 
We offer a customer focused marketing solution. We’ll come and see you and talk one-on-one with your target market. Connect your customers and clients to your business with Radio Station 8HA. Contact us at or alternatively click the button below.



Lauren Barrett

Sales Consultant & On Air announcer

Lauren “Loz” Barrett started out her radio career on the airwaves back in 2009, after breaking into media sales at Channel 7, she came back to Alice Springs Commercial Broadcasters for a dual on air and sales role.

Over the past decade working within the media industry both interstate and in Alice Springs she has established herself as a well-respected sales professional, highly regarded by her industry peers, work colleagues, and her clients (past and present).

Loz has a great sense of humour and enjoys helping her clients reach their business goals.

With qualifications from the Australian Film Television and Radio School, Swinburne University and Southern Cross Austereo, Lauren can offer assistance in all aspects of the advertising process, sometimes she’ll even put her old copy writing hat on and get an advert scripted for you.

Born and raised in Melbourne, Loz now considers Alice Springs her home, after living here for the majority of the past decade and buying a house here.  

She loves working at SUN969, 8HA and Tourist Gold, as it gives her an opportunity every day to be creative and help local business owners achieve success. Email



Melody Harris

Senior Sales Consultant

Senior Sales Consultant, Melody Harris, has been servicing the radio needs of Alice Springs residents and investors since 2004. During her time as a consultant she has helped hundreds of clients to grow their business, promote their events, and celebrate their successes. Melody has had a lifelong passion for radio and the industry; her husband, Roger, managed the stations for over 30 years. 

Melody has established herself as a well-respected sales professional, highly regarded by her industry peers, work colleagues, and her clients. A warm, engaging communicator with a great sense of humour, Melody quickly establishes rapport and trust with her clients, operating as the consummate professional in every aspect of her work. 


QUOTE from Melody: “I genuinely believe radio advertising works because it is immediate, flexible and accessible. As a local, radio sales is about listening to the client and creating the most effective campaign to meet their particular needs.” 

Melody moved to Alice Springs in 1983. She fell in love with the place, raised her children here and became heavily involved with the community. Melody will always call Alice home and loves working at Radio 8HA/SUN 969/Tourist Gold FM.