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Non-movement: With the office lift out for four days, Mike Carlton has been up to no good. He put up a note on official letterhead saying: "Staff Fitness: Please note that, after much discussion, we have decided not to repair the 2UE lift. This will be a substantial cost saving and a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to the Southern Cross 'Can Do' employee fitness program." Apparently, all staff appreciated the prank, except for one producer.

11 February 2005

Movement of cashflow kind: ex-5DN morning presenter, Jeremy Cordeaux, has forked out plenty at the Cherie Blair fundraiser in Adelaide. Sitting with South Australian Premier, Mike Rann, Cordeaux has contributed at least $10 000 in several successful bids, including $3000 for a framed, autographed photo of seven US presidents.

10 February 2005

Sydney based news stringer and voice-over guy Tim Stackpool heads to Saudi Arabia on Friday to cover the Economic Forum in Jeddah. He's producing the live multi-camera coverage as well as packaging 5 and 10 minute end-of-day reports for CNBC. He's also recently landed the station ID voice job for Beat FM in Amman, Jordan.

9 February 2005

After a year in Russia, Monica Attard is returning to ABC Local Radio nationally to host 'Sunday Profile' from this weekend at 9pm (AEST).

9 February 2005

Chris Smith will co-read the Nine Network's weekday 6am one hour news bulletin, while still juggling his 2GB afternoon shift.

9 February 2005

Steve King has resigned as News Editor of MRR's Goulburn and Border Broadcaster's stations 105.7 The River/3SRFM/Sun FM to return to study. He'll keep his hand in radio though, continuing to host the 3SRFM Sports Show "Playing to Win"

9 February 2005

MRR/4TOFM announcer and Music Director Glenn Mintern is adding to his workload, and is now running the "Townsville Radio School". The first course of ten students graduate this week. The next course begins on 1st March - the course runs every Tuesday night for ten weeks.

It's set to be a busy year for Mintie with the birth of baby number 2 - a sibling for 18month old Montana. In addition he has an on-ground hosting role at the North Queensland Cowboys home games and his ongoing drive shift across Queensland!

8 February 2005

Clive Robertson has been busy since leaving ABC Classic FM breakfast - losing weight (15 kilos) and writing his memoirs, War and No Peace. And, he has turned up as a surprise guest on Nova 969's Paul Murray evening show. Murray was suffering a sore throat and invited Robbo to come in one night recently to help him out on air. The two are friends from their days at 2SM.

7 February 2005

After graduating the AFTRS Graduate Certificate in Commercial Radio Programming - class of 2004, Ryan Khay is the new Program Director at MIX 1049 & HOT 100 in the Top End.

7 February 2005

Kelly Fedor has joined 2MG as the local news editor and 12-2 Presenter. Kelly joins us from CSU in Bathurst. Former News Editor Michelle Gardner has returned to Perth to pursue a love of Music.


The Current 2MG Lineup also includes: Breakfast - Craig Bassett, 9-12 Leon Delaney and 2-6 - Ted Guinea

7 February 2005

Jonathan Coleman, presenter of ARN's 'My Generation', will not have his contract renewed after six years as breakfast announcer on Heart FM in London. Coleman is being replaced by former BBC children's presenter, Jamie Theakston.

3 February 2005

Austereo has announced the appointment of Chris Newman as independent director on its Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Newman holds an Economics and Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is the principal of a corporate financial advisory firm. He has extensive experience in investment, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance activities in Australia and overseas. He became a member of the Stock Exchange of Melbourne in 1978 and, only recently, concluded a longstanding association with the Australian Stock Exchange. Austereo Chairman, Peter Harvie, says: "The Board welcomes the skills and experience Chris brings to the company and Board and looks forward to his strong contribution to the company’s future."

3 February 2005

Liz Jackson has been appointed as the new host of ABC tv's 'Media Watch', replacing David Marr.

2 February 2005

Michael Monk is leaving 5CS / Magic 1059 Pt Pirie to join Macquarie Regional Radio Works as Breakfast announcer at 2LF Young.
He either has to trade in the car for a truck - or sell some stuff he doesn't really need to move...

2 February 2005

NOW FM in Moree has an all new line up....

Slotting into Breakfast is Brett Campany and the Big Breaky Show - Brett hails from Perth. Mornings remains unchanged with Danielle Perrett and Jeremy Yancey has moved into Drive for a lifestyle change!

1 February 2005

774 ABC Melbourne has appointed Richard Stubbs as its new afternoon host - in a shortened 1-3pm shift - replacing Lynne Haultain, who left just before Christmas to spend more time with family.

29 January 2005

Some moves afoot at SEA FM Rockhampton. Former HOT FM Breakfast hosts Daniel ‘Smithy’ Smith and Jo Switzer have re-located to Sea... Smithy now co-hosts breakfast with Paul ‘Blunty’ Blunt. Johjo is SEA FM’s new morning announcer and producer of SEA FM’s Lunchtime Legends. Now covering the breakfast shift on Hot FM are two born and bred Gladstonites, ‘Super” Steve Lanzon and Katrina Tibbetts. The Super and Kat Breaky show started on Jan 24.

29 January 2005

Adam "The Bar Rat" Barratt has moved from Assistant Music Director/Floater at 2DayFm to 2MMM as arvo jock

28 January 2005

Vinnie shannon from 5 Triple M in Adelaide, is on a late Christmas break, and getting to know his new son Jacob. He'll be back on Monday February 7th.

28 January 2005

Craig ‘Lowie’ Low will take over the Hot 30 Countdown from Higgo and Alexis from next week. Higgo is moving to Fox Fm Melbourne as afternoon presenter and Alexis is moving back to Austereo Adelaide.

27 January 2005

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