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Brad March has resigned from his position at Austereo. Michael Anderson is to take on the role. Full story and interview with Austereo's CEO Peter Harvie in radioinfo News - Brad March exits Austereo.

12 August 2003

The AFTRS is pleased to announce that the following Radio Course students have
already been offered jobs:

  • Melanie Withnall - producing Stan Zemanek at 2UE
  • Nick Condon - announcer/copywriter 2LT/Kiss FM Lithgow
  • Brendon Boss and Lisa Leong - mid-dawn presenters at Hot Tomato Gold Coast
  • Amanda Lumsden - nights at Power FM Muswellbrook
  • Matthew Dawson - copywriter at C FM Toowoomba
  • Jo Donohue - afternoons at Sun FM Shepparton

The course will finish on September 5th.

12 August 2003

90.9 SEA FM on the Gold Coast has employed another local to it's on air line up.

Shane Ferguson "Fergo" a former Merrimac High and Broadbeach Primary student has replaced Trent Towson as Mid Dawn announcer.

This is Shane's first on air gig, to date he has been the Morning Crew street boy doing semi clad stunts for the past 12 months.

Trent Towson also a former Gold Coast Schoolboy has been promoted to the position of Program Director Gippsland Radio Centre.

12 August 2003

A heap of changes in the Triple M Promotions Department in Sydney...Inger Flathaug returns to Austereo in the role of Triple M Sydney Promotions
Manager. Inger has previously been a Promotions Manager at Triple M Brisbane
and with Austereo Live. Inger will be responsible for FREQ Club activity,
breakfast show promotions, sponsorships and Direct Sales. This is effective
immediately.

11 August 2003

Nathan McCahon takes on the new position of Triple M Sydney Events Manager.
Nath will be responsible for implementing and executing station events,
building relationships with other media and event organisers, developing
partnerships with music industry & community events and taking station
events to the next level.

11 August 2003

Alissa Southwood starts today as Triple M Freq Club Member Co-ordinator. Elissa Baillie is Triple M Sydneys Promotions Assistant

11 August 2003

Lisa Davison will take on the role as Promotions and Marketing Director of both Triple M Sydney and Melbourne.

11 August 2003

WorldAudio has appointed Geoff Inwood as General Manager, Broadcast Operations for Radio 2. He previously held positions as Operations Manager for NRTV (Northern NSW) a Channel TEN affiliate, and as Special Projects Manager for Channel TEN (Northern NSW) until 2001. Recent short term assignments include Technical Services consultant for DMG (2CS and STAR FM) and Digital TV Planning for Southern Cross Broadcasting.

8 August 2003

Chairman of the Australian Communications Authority (ACA), Tony Shaw has announced his resignation from mid-October. He has been the Chairman of the ACA since it was established in July 1997. ACA Deputy Chairman, Dr Bob Horton, will act in the position until a replacement is decided.

8 August 2003

Malcolm Long and Robert Le Tet have been reappointed to their positions as part time members of the ABA board. Their 4 year terms will now continue until 2007.

8 August 2003

Simon Skerman starts as the new Sydney Manager of Regional Radio Bureau in Sydney on the 13th August.
Skerman has a strong Radio background in Agency sales with Macquarie and Austereo Sydney and is no stranger to Regional Radio previously working with Back to Media in Sydney.

8 August 2003

Tim Stackpool, the voice of the shopping channel (TVSN) on Foxtel since
1999 is now also presenting sport, weekend mornings on a casual basis, at
2GB (Macquarie)

5 August 2003

After two and a half years as General Manager of 4MK/Hot FM Mackay, Michael Ryan has left the company, effective immediately. A replacement will be announced next week. 4MK and HotFM wish Michael the best for his future endeavours.

5 August 2003

After 30 years out of radio, former 7LA, 7HO, 7HT & 3UL announcer Tony Shepherd has returned to the industry as drive announcer for 2VM Moree. Tony's daughter Kim Geale is breakfast anchor at Hobart's TTTFM

4 August 2003

Andrew Baudvarchar(15)te is leaving his role of General Manager Sales of The Victorian Radio Network (operators of 3AK and 3MP) to assume the position of CEO of Avation. Based in Singapore, Avation is the television arm of VRN's major shareholder Jeff Chatfield.

4 August 2003

Mardi Cole (ex 106.5 MIXFM Breakfast) has been confirmed as Malcolm Lees' (ex Triple M Club Veg) new on-air partner on Breakfast at Campbelltown's C91.3. Mardi who is pregnant with her 2nd child, is working hard to convince Malcolm that there will be no broadcasting LIVE from the birth in November.

31 July 2003

Laura Tchilinguirian, formerly news director with Austereo in Sydney, has moved to Melbourne to read news at Nova 100 .

30 July 2003

Rob Logan is leaving 2 DAY FM to become group programming director at musicMAX and Channel V.

30 July 2003

Byron Webb is the new Music Director at C 91.3 Campbelltown.

29 July 2003

Former C 91.3 PD Dave Archer and his wife have just had a baby girl named
Cassidy.

28 July 2003

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