Comings and Goings

Johnny Young will join the 2CH lineup later this year. He was previously on breakfast at 6IX Perth. John Singleton let the cat out of the bag today when talking to Bob Rogers about his new contract.

13 October 2014

Bob Rogers has renewed his contract with 2CH on air in 'verbal' agreement with station owner, John Singleton. The 10 year deal is an ambitious undertaking for 2CH with Rogers turning 88 in December. 

13 October 2014

Kim Napier has announced she will be leaving Hobart's Heart radio. "Courtney & Eli" have made the move to weekend breakfast on Perth's mix94.5.

13 October 2014

Stephen Everett has announced his retirement as CEO of Ace Radio, which will take effect in 2016.
13 October 2014

Heart 107.3's Kim Napier has decided to split withon air breakfast partner Dave. She has told her Hobart listeners that she is looking forward to freeing up her mornings and spending time with her family back in Adelaide.


13 October 2014

In a company reshuffle, Guy Dobson has been appointed Executive Director of Metropolitan Operations, and Rick Lenarcic (pictured) takes the position of Executive Director of Regional Operations. The pair will oversee the provision of content, innovation, client solutions, and lead teams of national specialists plus local general managers from a strategic and operational perspective.

12 October 2014

6PR presenter Paul Murray has announced that he will be stepping down as Drive presenter at the end of 2014. Murray said he felt the time is right for him to step back from full-time work.

10 October 2014

Fairfax Media and Southern Cross Austereo will both be without company chairmen in the coming financial year, as Roger Corbett (pictured) and Max Moore-Wilton both step down from their positions.

9 October 2014

Clive Dickens is leaving SCA and will move to Seven West Media next year. Dickens will transition out of his role as the Director of Digital and Innovation at SCA at a date in 2015 yet to be determined. He will assume the position of Chief Digital Officer at Seven West Media, reporting to CEO Tim Worner.

9 October 2014

Broadcast software company, RCS, has upped Mike Powell to the position of SVP International Operations and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining RCS, Powell hosted top-rated morning shows on several UK music radio stations before transitioning to station management.


8 October 2014

After six years presenting ABC Classic FM Breakfast, Emma Ayres has hung up her headphones and will move on to new adventures. In the past 18 months Emma has written a book, Cadence, played with the Bombay Chamber Orchestra and toured Europe with the Australian Youth Orchestra. Prior to that, she travelled to Kabul to work with the Afghan Youth Orchestra.

8 October 2014

One of the few sports callers in the country to have called a Rugby League Grand Final, Rugby Union International, AFL Grand Final and Soccer International, Mark Braybrook will present a lifestyle weekend show from noon to 6 pm Saturdays and Sundays on Brisbane Talk station 4BC.

7 October 2014

Chris Miller Behind the Wheel

Chris Miller (pictured left) and Paul Maric (pictured below) are the new hosts of Behind the Wheel. The weekly automotive radio show is heard on a number of commercial stations across Australia, including 3GG, 2LT, Flow FM network and on dozens of community stations via Air News syndication.

6 October 2014

Peter Lewis has been appointed to the ABC Board as a non-executive director for the next five years. Mr Lewis conducted a recent review into the ABC after leaving Channel 7. He was at Southern Cross Austereo for a short time, before resigning suddenly. His career in the media industry includes executive financial roles at Seven West Media Limited, Sydney Olympic Broadcasting Organisation, the Seven Network Limited and Network Ten. 

5 October 2014

Deborah Leavitt has been made RN Manager at ABC Radio after acting in the role since March this year. During her time at the ABC she's worked on Mornings with Jon Faine on 774 ABC Melbourne, and worked with independent content producers as manager of the Regional Production Fund, before her appointment as Local Content Manager WA in 2005.

2 October 2014

Nova Entertainment's Assistant Group Program Director and Nova 100 Program Director Mike Cass has tendered his resignation to return to the UK. In four years Cass has made many contributions to the company incuding creating Nova 100's Meshel & Tommy breakfast show and leading the implementation of the Zetta playout system throughout the group.


1 October 2014

Tim Roxburgh

Tim Roxburgh, who resigned from 2SER at the end of July, is about to fill in as 

Dom Knight's Evenings show Producer at 702 until it winds up this year in December

29 September 2014

Dean Mackin will be filling in for Australian Country Music DJ of the Year Carter Edwards while Carter travels Europe. Dean can be heard right across the 2SM Super Radio Network Saturday and Sunday nights from 6pm until Midnight.

28 September 2014

Ali Clarke will join Adelaide's FIVEaa with her own show on Sunday afternoons from 28 September.  “Ali gets to the heart of what is of interest to the people of Adelaide in her newspaper column and we can’t wait to have her on the air each Sunday to be able to discuss what matters to our listeners.” said Operation Manager Craig Munn.

The former SAFM and Triple M breakfast personality is new to talkback. Ali said: “I hope being back on radio is a bit like riding a bike. I’m really looking forward to the challenge and talking with the Adelaide listeners.”  She will be heard on Sunday afternoons until March 2015.

26 September 2014

Hot91.1on the Sunshine Coast has revealed details of its highly anticipated new breakfast show. It's host are Sam Coward and Lynda Edmunds, who will be known on air as Sam and Edmo. Lynda’s been part of the Hot91.1 family for the past 7 years as an announcer and news reader. Sam is a local of 33 years and an international actor and director of the stage and screen who’ll be making his big screen debut alongside Tara Reid in Charlie’s Farm in November.

26 September 2014


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