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Mark Carlon will head up The Regional Radio Bureau’s Perth office as Western Australian State Manager from Monday 17th January. Carlon is well known in the local advertising market and was previously Direct Sales' Manager of Seven Affiliate Sales in Perth.

13 January 2005

Western Sydney's The Edge 96.1 has announced a new breakfast team of Jo Abi and Phil Brandel, who will start on Monday.

13 January 2005

Mix 104.9 afternoons announcer, Sian Gard is heading west to ABC Local in Karratha, WADante St James, former Creative Director at Hot 100/Mix 104.9, and Hot 100 Darwin weekends announcer now moves to Hot 100 Breakfast with Veronica Howson, the new duo to be known as, "Ronnie and The Saint".

13 January 2005

Lots of movement! 3AW's Derryn Hinch will be a contestant on the second season of 'Dancing With The Stars' on Channel Seven.

13 January 2005

In the lead up to the long awaited launch of Nova 1069 in Brisbane, DMG has appointed Wade Kingsley as Promotions’ and Marketing Director. Lisa Herbert is News Director; Kevin Stephens is Chief Engineer; Campbell Swinton is Senior Engineer; and Luke McKew is Trainee Engineer.

12 January 2005

Mark Aiston is the first local appointment to be announced for SEN's expansion into Adelaide, using the 5DN licence.

12 January 2005

Simon O'Donnell has been told not to return to as co-host of Sport 927's breakfast, with the all sport station happy to stick with its existing team of Anthony Mithen and Michael Christian.

10 January 2005

After filling in on breakfast at The Edge 96.1 for the past 7 months, Webby & Gracie (Byron Webb and Grace Farah), hand the slot over to the station's new duo - Phil Brandel and Jo Abi. Phil has stepped down as Program Director and takes up breakfast anchor; Jo returns from maternity leave. "The Phil & Jo Show" launches on Monday, January 17th. In the meantime Eddie Hribar will be act as PD and Lee Bevington as MD until a replacement is found.

10 January 2005

Sacked 5DN presenter, Jeff Sunderland, has been hired by FIVEaa to co-host 'Michael Keelan’s Weekend' on FIVEaa.

6 January 2005

HE'S BACK! After a year out of commercial radio, filling in on community stations in Geelong (doing everything from calling football, reading news to hosting a talkback show), Peter Holden has returned to the commercial side of the industry. Peter starts on 17 January at 2EC/Power FM Bega as the FM breakfast host.

6 January 2005

SAFM's Berni Sewer will move from publicity to producing Milly and Lehmo's breakfast from Monday 17 January. She replaces Kerry Nicholls, who is staying in radio but has moved to Melbourne.

6 January 2005

Kyle and Jackie O's switch to 2Day FM breakfast will be without their long time sidekick, Mamma Jugs. The Hot 30 Countdown regular was not too keen on the early starts and resigned before Christmas.

5 January 2005

Paul Barrett - the breakky jock at 101FM Logan is leaving the station after 10 years and 9 years on breakfast. He's moving to Mackay in early February for family reasons

5 January 2005

Sydney based news stringer and voice-over guy Tim Stackpool is once again working as the venue announcer for the Sydney International Tennis Tournament beginning this weekend. He is also reporting on the event for a number of international broadcasters.

4 January 2005

Mix 106.5 announcer, Lee Bevington, has brought forward his wedding to fiancee, Amy, from 2007 to September 2006. Bevington proposed to his girlfriend of two years at the stroke of midnight on New year's Eve against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour fireworks at Clarke's Point in Woolwich. Bevington says his family complained about the wedding being too far away, so he has moved it forward.

4 January 2005

Former Triple M, WSFM and 2SM presenter, Doug Mulray, will be a judge on the Nine Network's new talent show, 'StarStruck', which goes to air this year.

3 January 2005

Justin Drexall has resigned from HitzFM Bundaberg to move back to the Sunshine Coast to spend more time with his parter (whom he proposed to over the Christmas break). He will pop up on Hot91 during January doing casual weekends

31 December 2004

Rick Knight will be commencing work as brekkie announcer on Star FM, Young in late January after 14 months in his first radio gig at 97.7 SNOW FM, Snowy Mountains. He completed the Swinburne Grad. Dip. in Commercial Radio in 2003.

28 December 2004

Innes Corporation's International Sales Manager David Sims has resigned after 4 years and finishes up this week. He writes: "I have been extremely fortunate to have been employed by one of the best broadcast companies Australia wide and I would like to thank them for all the opportunities and training that have been provided to me. I would also like to personally thank Mr John Innes (MD) who is a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He has mentored me throughout these years and I have learnt more than I could have hoped for through his leadership."

24 December 2004

WSFM drive presenter and recent breakfast fill in, Paul Holmes, is moving to Melbourne to present Mix 101.1 breakfast, probably with summer stand in, Jane Marwick.

24 December 2004

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