Comings and Goings

Alan Jones has re-signed with 2GB in a contract that will last until June 2017.

5 December 2014

While Fitzy & Wippa take a break over Summer they have called in Rachael Finch and Sam Mac to take over their breakfast show from 8 December.
 

5 December 2014

Broadcaster, author, academic, rock musician and former AFL mascot, Fairfax columnist and The Project panelist, Waleed Aly is leaving his Drive shift on ABC RN.  to pursue other opportunities next year. Normally that would mean 'he's been sacked and hasn't a clue what he's going to do next,' but in the multi-talented Aly's case it's a question of how many offers he'll turn down.

 

 

2 December 2014

After four years at triple j, hosting Weekend Breakfast and more recently Weekend Afternoons, Veronica & Lewis have been named the new hosts of triple j’s Drive show. Veronica Milsom and Lewis Hobba met in high school and went on to write and perform sketches for ABC TV’s Hungry Beast.

2 December 2014

Music programmer Bill Riner will be taking a redundancy and leaving the ABC as a result of the budget cuts.

29 November 2014

Newcastle rado and tv personality Mike Rabbitt will retire as NBN TV's Promotion Manager and nightly face of NBN News, although he will continue to present sport for NBN News and compere NBN events as "he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team."

27 November 2014

Stuart Endersby will join 6IX Perth as Content Director from next Monday. He was previously Content Director of Mix 102.3 & Cruise 1323 in Adelaide.
 
27 November 2014

Neil Mitchell has renewed his multi-year contract with 3AW to continue as the station’s mornings presenter. He joined 3AW in 1987 and is the only person to be inducted to both the Radio Hall of Fame and Media Hall of Fame. "3AW without Neil would be like Melbourne without the trams, the footy or four seasons in one day. So it's great to have him for another three years," says Fairfax Radio Network National Content Director Clark Forbes.

27 November 2014

NOVA Entertainment has announced the promotion of Peter Colosimo to the new role of Sydney Sales Director.

27 November 2014

Simon Baggs is moving from the KIIS 106.5 daytime shift in Sydney to the newly rebranded KIIS 101.1 Melbourne. He will anchor the Matt and Jane breakfast show.
27 November 2014

Kylie Baxter will join Dave Noonan on Hobart’s Heart 107.3 Breakfast show in 2015 replacing Kim Napier. Kylie is currently a newsreader and producer at the station and has previously worked for Triple M and 2Day FM Sydney, 92.9 Perth and ABC Hobart.

26 November 2014

After just over 7 years with the Capital Radio Network, Jeremy ‘Jerry’ Sheers has stepped down from his current positions as Content Manager, Breakfast Producer & Breakfast Panel Operator at 6iX in Perth.

25 November 2014

Grant Goldman had reached 50 years of broadcasting this week and has celebrated with a cake from the 2SM staff.

25 November 2014

Melissah Tomac River 949 Sales coordinator

Melissah Tomac is the new Sales Coordinator at River 949, following the departure of Natalie Cortavilee (pictured left) who, after four years at the station, is moving into a career in online sales. 

24 November 2014

Ben Fordham finishes his daily sports reporting shift with Channel 9's Today Show this week, to concentrate on his 2GB drive show. Ben and his wife Jodie are expecting thier first child any day now.

21 November 2014

Brendan Taylor, Nova 96.9 Program Director, has been promoted to the newly created role of NOVA Entertainment Group Program Operations Director. Shaun Heron has been promoted to Nova 96.9 Program Director. Carlie Millican rises to the position of Nova 96.9’s Integration and Marketing Director.

21 November 2014

Beth Rivers, the new content director at 98five Sonshine FM

Beth Rivers starts on 24th November as the new Content Director at 98five Sonshine FM in WA, replacing Bryce Green who moved to Indonesia in August. Her background is in print media and she has reported for both of WA’s state newspapers; she joins them from The University of Western Australia where she has been working as a publications editor since late 2012.

21 November 2014

British interviewer Sir Michael Parkinson joins Melbourne’s Magic 1278 line up as presenter of My Kind of Music - an hour-long journey through his favourite musicians from Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Buble, Paul Simon and Elton John. He is currently heard on Sydney's 2CH.

20 November 2014

Southern Cross Austereo has announced the promotion of Jane Stucci, SCA’s Sydney Television Sales Director, to the senior role of National Television Sales Director. Southern Cross Austereo, National Sales Director Andrea Ingham said,“Jane has an exceptional understanding of and passion for television and that combined with outstanding relationships has seen her consistently deliver.”

Jane Stucci said, "I feel  very fortunate to have worked at SCA and have seen it change and evolve over the years, allowing me many opportunities.  I'm thrilled to be taking on this new role, to build on some  already existing great work and focus on where we can improve and grow our national television business."  Allana Byrne will take over the Sydney Television Sales Director role effective immediately.

19 November 2014

Adam Shand will become the new 6PR Drive presenter next year taking over from Paul Murray, who recently announced his retirement from full-time radio.Shand is a journalist, author and broadcaster with 30 years of experience in the media and is well-known for his investigative reporting on crime and outlaw motorcycle clubs. 

19 November 2014

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