Comings and Goings

With Dan and Maz announced as 2Day FM Sydney's new breakfast team, Mike Christian will also move back to Sydney with them, continuing as anchor of the show.

30 October 2014

Fairfax Radio Network’s cricket commentary team will be expanded this year to welcome two former Australian fast bowlers, Glenn McGrath (pictured) and Carl Rackemann.

29 October 2014

Shayne Sinclair will replace Dan King as PD of Star 104.5 on the NSW Central Coast. Dan leaves at the end of the year and Shayne, who is currently Operations Manager at Nova 96.9, begins the new job in January 2015.

29 October 2014

Hamish and Andy will be returning to the Today Network drive shift from July next year. Until then Jules Lund will host the shift.

29 October 2014

Dan and Maz will move from the Today Network's national drive shift at the end of this year to host 2Day breakfast in Sydney in 2015.

29 October 2014

With the strong likelihood that 2Day’s struggling Breakfast show will be replaced next year, Sophie Monk’s management have thrown in the towel, telling SCA management that the glamorous media personality won’t be renewing her one year contract. Since Mel B's departure three months ago that leaves just Merrick Watts and Jules Lund to steer the ship.

25 October 2014

2GB Program Director David Kidd has left the station after three years having been made redundant. Kidd was previously Assistant Group Program Director at ARN, as well as Group Research Director.  He later moved to DMG before making the move to Sydney's 2GB.

24 October 2014

Karen Mason has moved on from her role as part of the The Morning Crew with Hayden and Karen on Geelong's BayFM. Her final day on air was Friday 24 October, 2014.

24 October 2014

Paul 'Campo' Campian

Paul 'Campo' Campian has this month notched up 13 years at 97.3 ARN in Brisbane - that is quite a milestone!

23 October 2014

One of Australia’s most respected sports presenters, Peter Donegan is embarking on a new project to celebrate the lives of Australia’s best sportspeople. Launched last weekend, Donegan will host a new radio program, This Is Your Sporting Life, airing each Sunday at 7.30am on SEN and partnered by Tobin Brothers.

22 October 2014

After working at Magic FM Port Augusta as a breakfast announcer/newsreader for 19 months, Bethany Larsen is taking up an announcer position with SCA Hot FM Townsville. She will finish at Magic at the end of October.  This will be Beth's second job in commercial radio and will mean being back in her home state of Queensland.

22 October 2014

The Doctor has quit triple j. In January 2005, Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall clocked on for his first triple j Breakfast show. 10 years later, The Doctor has registered 2,200 radio shows, with over 6,100 hours on air, through Brekkie shows with Jay Whalley, Myf Warhurst, Marieke Hardy and Robbie Buck, as well as his own Drive show for the last 5 years.

 

20 October 2014

Ugly Phil O'Neil told radioinfo at the ACRAs that he will return to Sydney in December to host mornings on Triple M, replacing Anthony Maroon. He is currently on air at Triple M Brisbane.

20 October 2014

A new Board of Directors has been appointed for industry body Commercial Radio Australia. Adam Lang, Managing Director of Fairfax Radio Network was elected as chairman of CRA, replacing outgoing Chairman, Rhys Holleran, CEO of Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) who completed his second term from 2012 – 2013, having also been Chairman from 2001 – 2004 and remains on the Board.

18 October 2014

3AW and Magic 1278 General Manager Shane Healy has resigned and will leave the network after 25 years. Healy joined 3AW in 1989 as Sports Director and also called AFL football with Rex Hunt for six years during the 1990’s.  He was appointed General Manager of 3AW in 2003 and has led the station to its dominant Number One position in the Melbourne market, a mantle it has held consistently for more than a decade.

17 October 2014

Former ABC Coast FM announcer John Stokes has passed away after a long battle with cancer. In radio for 29 years, 'Stokesy' was part of the original team at ABC Coast FM on the Gold Coast in the eighties. He moved to the Sunshine coast in 1993.

17 October 2014

Along with the rebranding of SAFM Adelaide to hit107 comes a new breakfast duo in the form of Amos & Dani. Amos Gill is an Adelaide local with a background in comedy. Dani Pola is being billed as the "glamour girl-next-door", soon to "become everyone's BFF". That's Best Friend Forever, in case you didn't know.

16 October 2014

Rohan Brown has been engaged as Program Director for NOVA 100. Peter Clay has been promoted to Program Director of smoothfm.

 

16 October 2014

Brendan ‘Jonesy’ Jones and Amanda Keller have renewed their contracts with WSFM breakfast for three more years. Currently in their ninth year on air together, 2014 has been a good year for Jonesy & Amanda, scoring top spot in the FM breakfast rankings for four out of the six surveys.

 

 

15 October 2014

Perth's mix94.5 has announced a new show to take over the weekend breakfast show and it is...."Courtney & Eli". The boys got their start making news comedy videos for Perth Now and Access31 before the "Chaser" team encouraged them to take up a successful stint at 92.9 and mix94.5 doing the late night shift. Now they have graduated to weekend breakfast and say they plan to "bring a fresh batch of steamy hot banter to kick-start your weekend and assist with the roll out of bed".

15 October 2014

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