Fairfax radio Brisbane appoints new sales director

Media executive Liz Illidge is the new Brisbane Sales Director for the Fairfax Radio Network, working across stations 4BC and Magic 882.

Illidge was previously General Manager of WIN NBN Television in Brisbane, where she was responsible for the direct and agency sales teams. With more than 15 years experience in media sales, Illidge has also worked for the Seven Network, Nine Network and all three regional television networks including Prime Television Newcastle and Channel Ten Townsville.

Fairfax Radio Network Brisbane General Manager Anthony Frangi said: “We are very fortunate to have a sales manager the calibre of Liz join the Fairfax Radio Network team and lead our sales department. We have hit the ground running in 2014 with a new presenter line-up in our Breakfast, Morning, Afternoon and Drive timeslots on 4BC, as well as rebranding our entertainment station as Magic 882. It’s going to be a big year for Fairfax Radio Network in Brisbane and a compelling proposition for advertisers.”

Liz Illidge said: “I’m very excited to be joining Fairfax Radio Network at such an exciting time of change and reinvigoration for two of Brisbane’s best known stations. I look forward to working with the sales team to continue to build on both stations’ success.”
Fairfax Radio Network National Sales Director Nick Randall said: “Liz’s appointment demonstrates that we have the best talent in the business at Fairfax Radio Network. It sends a strong signal to the market we are committed to providing our advertisers with the best and most innovative solutions.”

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