New managers for ABC Melbourne and Hobart

Dina Rosendorff and Samantha Stayner.

Dina Rosendorff will lead ABC Melbourne and Samantha Stayner (pictured right) will join ABC Hobart as new ABC Local Managers in the Regional & Local division.


Dina Rosendorff (left) has worked across print, radio and television, beginning her journalism career with the Herald Sun newspaper, where she won a Quill Award for Young Journalist of the Year.

She then joined ABC News, before spending two years in Boston, working for the NPR affiliate radio station, WBUR. Dina returned to her hometown Melbourne in 2014 to join RN, where she has held roles including RN Drive Executive Producer, Journalism Editor and Arts Editor. Dina’s strong commitment to high quality journalism and the craft of radio will add much to ABC Melbourne and its connection to the community.

Samantha Stayner was a former Content Director at ABC Radio Melbourne. She led emergency broadcasting during the Black Saturday fires of 2009 and later appeared as the ABC witness at the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission.

As a content maker, most recently as senior producer with the Rafael Epstein Drive program at ABC Radio Melbourne, she has produced and presented outstanding ABC programs from the city to the desert for over 20 years including in Ballarat & Alice Springs, with Hobart next to benefit from her commitment to great content & audiences.

Stayner will join ABC Radio Hobart on 9 July and Rosendorff will begin at ABC Radio Melbourne on 12 June.

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