Radio Moves of the Week

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

Manpreet Singh
 is hanging up her headphones to take up a new role within SBS. She is now Program Manager for SBS Radio’s 9 Indian languages.

21 August 2021

Ash London has revealed that after taking maternity leave for the birth of her first child, she won’t be returning to the Hit Network. Read more…

17 August 2021

Osman Faruqi

The editor of Schwartz Media’s 7am Osman Faruqi has been appointed as the company’s new head of audio. Faruqi will oversee the expansion of audio titles, with new podcasts and a five-part investigative series expected from the publisher before the end of the year.

17 August 2021

After a 39 year career at the ABC Anita Barraud will retire this week. She has worked at the ABC as a journalist, producer and presenter, most recently as producer of the Law Report. Announcing her retirement, Law Report presenter Damien Carrick said she has made “an amazing contribution” to the ABC and has been “a wonderful friend, ferociously committed to program quality.”

17 August 2021

Dave Ferrier, Triple M Network

Triple M will run a new night program across its regional and provincial network, The Greatest with Dave Ferrier7pm-10pm weeknights. Read more.

16 August 2021

Aunty Rhonda Dixon, a Darug/Yuin Elder, academic, cultural activist and spokesperson for environmental social justice and human rights issues, is the new Elder in Residence at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Read more… 

11 August 2021

John MacDonald, Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZB announces John MacDonald to host the Canterbury Mornings Show. Read more.

9 August 2021

Stephen Fenech and Trevor Long have launched a new podcast, Best Movies You’ve Never Seen. Read more… 

9 August 2021