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A series of Podcast Sessions rounded out day two of #RadiodaysAsia

Friday 26 March, 2021

Rachel Corbett (Head of Podcast and Digital Content, NOVA), Henrik Isaksson, (Regional Managing Director, Acast), Corey Layton (Head of Digital Audio, ARN/iHeart), Tanya Nolan (Head of Audio News, ABC, Australia) and Jaime Chaux  (Head Of Digital - Commercial Radio Australia) joined moderator James Cridland to discuss how Australia is both collaborating and competing in the podcasting space.

Vale ABC Newsreader Jim Graham

Thursday 24 December, 2020
ABC Melbourne newsreader Jim Graham has passed away, aged 63.

He had been on the ABC airwaves in Victoria for more than 20 years, with a radio career stretched back several decades in both commercial and ABC radio.

Jim Graham had also worked for the ABC in Queensland, at Melbourne radio stations 3MP and 3UZ, 3GL Geelong and Bendigo's 3BO.

He was still presenting the afternoon news until a few weeks ago, when he took leave after suffering a heart attack.

He had been recovering in hospital and at home, but died on the weekend.

Media usage habits now available from ABC research study

Thursday 17 December, 2020

Just over half of all Australians (54%) trust journalists, while 32% do not trust them much and 15% do not trust them at all.

The figures come from the latest interactive data made available by the ABC from its national survey of nearly 55,000 people across every State and Territory and in every federal electorate.

Recent immigrants don’t trust journalists very much, but those who have been here longer have more trust. Perhaps this is due to the countries where recent immigrants come from, where media is less free and journalists are less scrupulous.

Coronacast and Trace win Walkley Awards

Saturday 21 November, 2020

Dr Norman Swan, Tegan Taylor and Will Ockenden have won a Walkley Award in the Radio/Audio: News & Current Affairs category for Coronacast.

Andrea Ho joins Judith Nielsen Institute

Friday 06 November, 2020

Andrea Ho has joined the Judith Neilson Institute’s executive team as Director, Education.

In August, Andrea was one of many to take a redundancy from the ABC in the latest round of cuts.

She will lead the Institute’s education program, which provides targeted, practical training aimed at broadening the knowledge and improving the skills of working journalists.

Grandstand Summer of Cricket now on ABC SPORT

Thursday 05 November, 2020

From this week the ABC is rebranding its sports coverage under the ABC SPORT banner which sees a renaming of its digital ABC Grandstand station and ABC Grandstand social media accounts to ABC SPORT.

 

The ‘voice of cricket’,  Jim Maxwell, will once again lead this summer’s ABC cricket coverage starting with the Australia vs India One Day Internationals on 27 November. 

 

ABC has risen to the challenge, Audio consumption up: David Anderson

Friday 23 October, 2020

In his first appearance before the Senate estimates committee since early March, ABC Managing Director David Anderson told Senators:

ABC strengthens cultural ties in Western Sydney

Wednesday 07 October, 2020

The ABC has partnered with Australia’s first multimedia public space storytelling project, Storybox Parramatta, as the national broadcaster looks to strengthen its presence in Western Sydney.

Snapshots of life in Parramatta from the 1950s and 1960s, drawn from the ABC Archives, forms a central part of the ABC’s contribution to the three dimensional Storybox platform, which launches in Parramatta Square today.

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