Radio Moves of the Week

Australian Radio Industry People Movements over the past week or so…

Fox FM breakfast producer Kaycee Frame is taking maternity leave. Renee Buckingham will replace her for the next 12 months.

8 May 2021

Matty Newell, Hit 100.9

Matty Newell returns to Hit100.9 after a five-year hiatus. More here.

6 May 2021

Israel Dagg, SENZ

Former All Blacks star Israel Dagg will co-host the new breakfast radio programme, Baz and Izzy for Breakfast on the soon to be launched SENZ. More here.

6 May 2021

Jeff Burzacott, ARN, Cruise 1323, Mix 102,3

Jeff Burzacott has been appointed to the role of Content Director, Adelaide for ARN and will oversee Mix 102.3 and CRUISE 1323. Read more.

6 May 2021

Changes at 2ST and 949 Power FM:

Glenn Ellard (pictured right) will replace Katrina Condie as roving news reporter. Glenn is an experienced journalist who was a media advisor to former member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis, was deputy editor of the Riverina Herald, editor of the Milton Ulladulla Times, and a senior journalist at the South Coast Register.

Peter Andrea has been appointed to the position of breakfast journalist, and most recently has been working in the Riverina area for the ABC, and prior to that was chief of staff for WIN Television in the Central West of NSW and also in Townsville, and was deputy chief of staff at WIN in the Illawarra.

Abby Hopkins from SCA on the Central Coast has been appointed to the position of Power breakfast announcer / promotions manager. Abby joins Andy Sands in breakfast after Kaley Baker left to go to Star Mackay to fill a maternity position a few weeks ago. 

Lachy Perry (pictured below) is the new production manager / Power workday announcer. This is Lachy’s first full time position in commercial radio, but he has had work experience as a producer at KIIS, and 2SER. He completed the full time AFTRS course last year, and has a Bachelor of Sound and Music Design from UT in Sydney.

General Manager Gavin Flanagan told radioinfo: “We are bringing in a great mix of youth and experience, and we look forward to welcoming them all over the next few weeks.”

6 May 2021

​Richie Wright, Mix 102.3, Cruise1323, ARN

Richie Wright has been appointed to the newly created role of National Content Operations Manager for ARN. Read more.

6 May 2021

SCA’s Head of Podcast Sales, Kim Norman will take on the role of Head of Commercial – Podcast and Partnerships in a new Sales structure. Reporting to Norman will be Angie Stavros who moves from Group Sales Manager – LiSTNR podcasts into a new role as Commercial Partnerships Manager. Read more here.

4 May 2021

SCA’s Head of Streaming Sales and Operations Jonathan Mandel has been promoted to the newly created role of Head of Digital Sales and Operations. Read more here.

4 May 2021

Sami Lukis is set to return to radio at  Wave FM 96.5 on the Breakfast Show with Straney & Damien Leith while Jade Tonta continues on maternity leave. She takes over from Meshel Laurie, who was previously filling for Jade. Read more..

30 April 2021

Vijay Solanki and Luke Lewandowski have teamed up to launch a new parenting website, app and podcast especially designed for parents in therapy with their child and those dealing with big situational changes like separation.b Read more… 

29 April 2021

Nic McClure

SCA’S LiSTNR have appointed Nic McClure to the newly created role of Senior Executive Producer – LiSTNR Original Podcasts. Read more.

28 April 2021

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