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Jane Marwick signs off from 720 ABC Perth

Thursday 01 December, 2016

720 ABC Perth Drive presenter Jane Marwick has announced she will not return in 2017.

Marwick, who is part-way through a law degree, has decided to pursue other opportunities.

ABC Perth Radio Local Content Manager Sarah Knight said: “I am very sad to lose a presenter of Jane’s quality and passion.  She brings a fresh perspective to all she does. I wish her all the best and hope that she will remain a friend of 720 ABC Perth.”

ABC Local Radio rebranding for 2017

Thursday 01 December, 2016
ABC Radio will unveil a new visual and aural identity from January 2017 for its capital city radio stations.

The updated, nationally consistent identity will roll out across broadcast, online and mobile platforms.

ABC Radio’s capital city stations will be renamed according to their location, dropping reference to the frequency from their branding.

Difficult news for some but much to be optimistic about: Michael Mason

Wednesday 16 November, 2016

In a memo to staff announcing the 2017 network lineups, Director of ABC Radio Michael Mason acknowledged that some of the lineup decisions for next year would be "difficult" for some staff, with 7 jobs to be lost across the Radio Division, mostly from RN.

ABC Radio lineup changes for 2017

Wednesday 16 November, 2016

ABC Radio has announced key changes to its content and presenter lineup for 2017, which will strengthen its position at the heart of Australian towns and cities, and as the leader of thoughtful national conversation, music and ideas.  

ABC Radio has released the following details about its new schedule across all its networks. It will:

New look and functions for ABC Local Radio websites

Friday 28 October, 2016

ABC Radio will reskin its local radio network websites as part of wider branding changes to be announced this evening (see our earlier report).

Judith Whelan joins ABC Radio

Thursday 13 October, 2016

Sydney Morning Herald editor Judith Whelan, has been appointed ABC Radio's Head of Spoken Content, to oversee its talk networks and programs.

Judith will provide editorial and creative direction to meet the overall strategic goals of ABC Radio and the wider corporation. 

As Head of Spoken Content, Whelan will be responsible for ABC Radio’s flagship programs within the Capital City radio network, Grandstand and the ideas network RN. 

The appointment as Head of Spoken Content completes ABC Radio’s executive restructure.

ABC Radio's plans to monetise

Tuesday 04 October, 2016

In a memo to staff, outlining ABC Radio’s strategy in its march toward 2020, point number 5 was entitled “Enterprise.”

ABC upgrades NETIA Radio-Assist System

Saturday 01 October, 2016

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is upgrading its NETIA Radio-Assist radio automation system, first installed in 1999, to version 8.2 and integrating it with a new Grass Valley GV STRATUS video production and content management solution and AP ENPS 8 scripting system.
The refresh of ABC’s nationwide news equipment, one of the largest projects ever undertaken in Australia, will be overseen and implemented by Grass Valley within the next three years.

ABC Radio: Eyes and Ears on 2020

Friday 23 September, 2016

Michael Mason addresses the troops

Tony Delroy's final moments on Nightlife

Sunday 04 September, 2016
Last Friday Tony Delroy signed off from his Nightlife program after 26 years on ABC Local Radio.


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