Radio Movements

Sri Lankan station YES 101 FM’s popular host DJ Shaq is leaving after 16 years of hosting the morning show. Dominic Keller and Asanka Sahabandu, the current hosts of YES 101 Evenings will present the new breakfast show, which will now be called ‘The Morning Fix with D & A’

Sri Lankan station YES 101 FM’s popular host DJ Shaq is leaving after 16 years of hosting the morning show.

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Sri Lankan station YES 101 FM’s popular host DJ Shaq is leaving after 16 years of hosting the morning show.

YES 101 is owned by The Capital Maharaja Group and plays contemporary English hit music.

Shaq, whose real name is Riyaz Shah Jahan, is one of the most renowned voices on the country’s airwaves.

He also doubled up as the Channel Head for YES FM and the host of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ on Maharaja Television.

DJs Dominic Keller and Asanka Sahabandu, the current hosts of YES 101 Evenings will present the new breakfast show, which will now be called ‘The Morning Fix with D & A’.

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16 August 2015

Nielsen has appointed Craig Johnson to head up its Reach portfolio in Southeast Asia, North Asia and Pacific, including television audience measurement (TAM), radio audience measurement (RAM), Consumer & Media View and advertising measurement (AIS).

7 June 2015

Rhys Holleran to depart Southern Cross Austereo July 31, Peter Bush is the interim leader.

11 May 2015

Duggy Day has let us know of his latest movements and how he likes our new site. He writes:

Greetings to you from Beijing. Its nice to get your regular email updates, and your new website looks good too!

Back in February, my very enjoyable 8 year English producer/presenter contract ended with China Radio International. While I was with CRI I hosted the popular daily entertainment programme called 'The Hot Pot Show' which featured lots of great pop music from China and beyond plus great features too!

My programme was broadcast on AM & FM in China and on smartphones everywhere. The show was also aired daily in many countries including The UK, Australia, The US, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Liberia, Pakistan, Uganda, Tanzania, Samoa and Vanuatu etc. I really enjoyed hosting and producing the show, and after leaving the network I was pleased to see that the station continued to broadcast 'the best of' The Hot Pot Show till the middle of April this year.

At present I'm taking a little break from the radio scene, but its my firm intention that I will 'Spin That Wheel' again in the not too distant future. All the best, Duggy Day

28 April 2015

Phil Brandel, who is the host of Phuket's English station Live 89.5 FM's breakfast show 'Good Morning Phuket' is heading back to Australia. 

7 April 2015

Experienced Australian radio operators Keith Fowler (pictured) and Rex Morris have formed a new radio consultancy called Resonate Project Group (RPG). Their key point of difference revolving around radio ownership and their collective experience in Asia.

 

8 February 2015

After clocking up over 60 years in the industry, and after a short retirement break, Ian “Nicko” Nicholls returns to the airwaves at KLFM in Bendigo.
 

6 February 2015

As we reported back in August last year, SCA's chairman Max Moore-Wilton flagged his intention to retire this year. Now The Australian reports that the succession process is well under way and that Moore-Wilton could step down as early as 25th February, so coincide with the company's half year results meeting.

5 February 2015

Phil Critchlow, Founding Director of TBI Media, UK and Valerie Geller, President of Geller Media, USA have been appointed to to the New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards Advisory Board and Grand Jury.
 

4 February 2015

Max Davies has been appointed as the new Managing Director of RCS New Zealand, the development base for all RCS traffic products. He is a 25 year veteran of the UK advertising and media industries, and previously worked at GES and JICRIT.

29 January 2015

British singer-songwriter Rod Stewart will present a series of one hour shows on smoothfm from 1 February at 4pm. He'll be playing some of his favourite artists and songs.

 

27 January 2015

Clarke Gayford has left the George FM Breakfast Show he co-hosted with DJ Aroha HarawiraThane Kirby will continue in the pair's place on their old show.

21 January 2015

Tim Dunlop

Tim Dunlop has moved to New Zealand to be Assistant Content Director at The Hits - he is based in Auckland but isworking across all markets. Tim was recently the 2Day FM Guest and Social Media Producer.

19 January 2015

Stella Katsaros has been appointed National PR Director of SCA replacing Lisa CurtisStella has over 15 years experience in media relations and publicity having worked with Network Ten, SBS, The Lantern Group, Free Publicity and Nikstar PR.

 

19 January 2015

Ron Bell, manager of Grafton's 2GF, and a former announcer for many years, has announced his immediate resignation  last Thursday saying, "This is a simple ‘general’ email to a few folk to inform that I have ended my term at 2GF/FM 104.7."

18 January 2015

TIm Wong-See is moving the late nights position on Nova, weekdays from 10pm. It will be boradcast to Sydney, Melbourne Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.

14 January 2015

Peter Yiamarelos is returning to Australia from his job at MAD Radio Athens to take up the role of Content Director of SEAFM and 2GO FM on the Central Coast. Before he left to work overseas, Peter was Group PD at ARN.

8 January 2015

Matt Simpson of Matt & Bruno: The Probe has been confirmed as the Executive Producer of the  National Drive Show on Triple M next year.

18 December 2014

Tim Bennett leaves 2WEB Bourke today, heading back to Sydney. His job was recently advertised in our Jobs section. A replacement is expected to be announced shortly.

16 December 2014

Sea FM and Heart 107.3 Content Director Rod Maldon is leaving Hobart and moving to New Zealand. He will join NZME as Assistant Content Director of ZM Auckland.

 

13 December 2014

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