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NX FM's Music Director and Afternoon host Elissa Macneall is off to 92.9 Perth to be Assistant Music Director and Morning Host.

Elissa's partner, NX FM's "Crew Danger Boy" Billy is also making the move west but not for another few weeks.

Joel Smith has been appointed NX FM's late night host and joins from Power FM Ballarat on December 18th.

After responding to an ad on the radioinfo site the new NX FM afternoon announcer is Chris Page from 91.9 Sea FM Sunshine Coast. Chris's first day will be Monday 8th December.

With Elissa Macneall moving on, Daniel Cassin "Danno" will step into her shoes as NX FM's Music Director.

2 December 2003

Two more people have left Radio 2, Ian Wallace from Sales and Rick Wayde from the weeknight shift.

2 December 2003

6MM/Coast Rock Creative Writer Tommy James will be leaving the station on December 12 to head "down the road" to take up a position with Mandurah Retravision.

1 December 2003

Last heard on 2GB reporting sports on weekends Tim Stackpool has been booked by Tennis NSW as the stadium announcer for the
Adidas International in January.

27 November 2003

Kyle Sandilands and Jacki O are now beginning their Hot 30 Countdown show an hour earlier and are being considered for the roles of potential hosts of 2 Day FM's Drive show next year if the earlier timeslot is suitable.

27 November 2003

Breakfast Announcer Barry Harris has left The New 1044 5CS to move to Murray Bridge.

His replacement is Matt Ford from Adelaide. Matt previously worked at 5CS over ten years ago.

26 November 2003

Replacing SEA-FM Mackay breakfast team ofAshleigh Mac (moving to Brisbane) and Krista Brindle (now at River 949 Ipswich) is Jo Donohue who is being transferred from Drive at SUN-FM Shepparton and Wes Heather who was previously the street kid with Austereo's HOT 30 and SEA-FM Central Coast.

New Co host for Jonelle McKenzie (Nellie) at SEA-FM Rockhampton is Paul Blunt - previously from NOW-FM Moree breakfast.

3SR's Breakfast host Eddie Briffa will be taking on afternoon/ drive at the station.

In Tasmania at SEA-FM Devenport the new breakfast team to launch 2004 is a couple of young up and coming stars with The RG Capital Group who started out as work experience trainees and have moved through the ranks, previous 7LA drive announcer Lee Dixon and from SEA-FM Sunshine Coast the "Rock and Roll Chicken" Kelli Smith.

Replacing 7LA's Lee Dixon as Drive and Music Director of the Northern Tasmanian hub station is Kristie Sommers from FM 100.3 Armidale.

24 November 2003

Melanie Lindquist is leaving her position as Promotions & Marketing Director with NXFM & KOFM Newcastle on 12 December. She is moving to Brisbane to take up the position of Promotions & Marketing Director for Triple M.

19 November 2003

Paul Bartlett will take on the additional role of General Manager for the new Nova station which will be launched in Adelaide next year. Paul Bartlett is currently the General Manager of DMG's successful Adelaide talk station FIVEaa.

18 November 2003

Simon Dix is the new breakfast announcer at 3CS Colac. He was previously at 4HI Emerald.

17 November 2003

K-Rock Journo Peta Leslie is moving into the breaky co-host position with Pat Panetta as of December 1. She takes over from Sam Armstrong who has taken up a breaky gig in Townsville.

14 November 2003

MAX FM's breakfast host, Chris Phillips, has moved to NEW FM in Newcastle. Chris North has taken over the breakfast role and a new drive host will be unveiled very soon.

Former ABC Managing Director Brian Johns has been appointed Chairman of the Copyright Agency Limited.

13 November 2003

Life FM Gold Coast drive announcer Ashley Palmero has taken an on-air and promotions role with Queensland's RebelFM network.

Life FM night announcer Chris "The Grayman" Gray has departed to pursue commercial opportunities, while Brekky Host and Program Director Troy Lampier is heading north to Darwin to be the new on-air floater and creative writer for the Hot100/Mix1049 hub.

Don Lawson, Life FM’s morning host, is leaving to pursue other interests at the end of 2003 after 8 years in the 9-12 slot. Replacements have not yet been announced.

13 November 2003

Jenny Robertson has been appointed Group Program Director for Radio Outback Pty Ltd and Mark Jenkin takes up the position of Station Manager at 2BH/Hill FM in Broken Hill.

11 November 2003

Chris Taylor and Craig Reucassel from TV comedy show CNNNN will join Triple J's drive program next year. Former drive host Charlie Pickering will return to stand up comedy, while Mel Brampton will host a music show on the J network.

9 November 2003

Glenn Mintern has been promoted to Program Manager for the Southern Heritage Stations of dmg - a reward "for the terrific job he's done as Music Director/APD for the Northern Heritage stations," according to his boss, Mike Perso. He'll take up his new post early in December. A replacement for Glenn's old Townsville job will be announced soon.

8 November 2003

Mat Powell has left Riverview School's IT department to take on the role as Chief Engineer of the Central Coast's new DMG Station. Mat was previously an IT/broadcast technician for ARN.

7 November 2003

Ewan Dixon has left The River at Albury to replace Reg Mowat as breakfast announcer at 3BA Ballarat.

6 November 2003

Colin Taylor has been appointed GM of 2LF and Star FM Young and comes from Radiowest 6VA and Hot FM Albany where he has been GM for the last 2 and half years. No replacement in Albany has been announced.

6 November 2003

Big Brother 2002 housemate Jess Hardy has landed a radio gig on the Sunshine Coast hosting Hot 91's major launch promotion Wheelie Bin of Fortune.

6 November 2003

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