Ian Stanistreet has announced his retirement as CEO of The Community Broadcasting Foundation after 20 years with the organisation.
Ian’s career in community radio started in 1980, first volunteering at Melbourne’s 3PBS and remaining there as the station’s first manager until 1988. He worked as a trainer at Ballarat’s 3BBB-FM, then eight years as Manager of 2MCE-FM in Bathurst where he was instrumental in establishing the community radio sector’s news service – National Radio News (NRN).
Ian said: ‘Working for the CBF has been my dream job in many ways. While the challenges have at times been significant and complex the rewards have been much greater at both a personal and professional level. As with the community broadcasting sector itself, it’s the people who make the difference.
“I’ve enjoyed the rare privilege of working with so many others who share my passion for community broadcasting, who understand the contribution it makes to our society every single day on so many levels, and who remain strongly committed to its continuation and development.’
Ian will officially retire later this year when a new CEO has been appointed and inducted.
The CBF Chief Executive job is currently being advertised here on radioinfo, closing on 13th April 2020.
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