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ABC veteren broadcasters express "profound concern" over restructure

Friday 08 April, 2016

A letter has been sent to the ABC Board objecting to the management restructure within the ABC's Radio Division, reported earlier here on radioinfo.

Complaints about ABC livestock reports at Mark Scott's last Senate Estimates appearance

Thursday 11 February, 2016

At ABC Managing Director Mark Scott's last Senate Estimates Committee appearance, he was asked about merging with SBS (again) and about the changes in regional radio livestock reports.

ABC announces new director of news

Thursday 22 October, 2015

Following the resignation of Kate Torney as the ABC’s director of news, Gaven Morris has been announced as her replacement.
Torney resigned last month to become chief executive of the State Library of Victoria while Morris steps into the role after three years as head of content with ABC News .
Craig McMurtrie, takes up the newly created position of deputy director.

New ABC division to champion regional voices

Wednesday 01 July, 2015

The ABC’s new regional division begins operating from today, bringing together program makers, producers and reporters from across the country to provide a unified service for audiences.

ABC Regional Director, Fiona Reynolds, said regional stations were among the first to broadcast for the ABC in 1932.

Need a laugh? These presenters have gone crazy

Friday 29 May, 2015
This week the Advanced Radio class at the Radio Training Institute in Melbourne have been in simulation mode.

Everything from putting together shows, to scheduling rosters, music, even a putting together the station website has been covered and it has come with a lot of hard work and some stressful moments.

So this morning RTIFM's The Wake Up Call's (breakfast team) Tim and Em let their anchor Darcy in on a little secret about how they deal with the stresses of working in the fast-paced radio environment…

ABC to switch on 14 new streaming services

Tuesday 14 April, 2015

What are the implications for the current PPCA dispute?

While regional commercial stations have switched off their streaming services, the ABC plans to expanded its radio streaming to include an additional 14 regional services from July 1, ensuring more Australians will have access to radio online and on mobile.

The ABC does not currently fall under the interim scheme that is at the heart of the dispute between commercial stations and the PPCA.

ABC MD outlines changes to Radio following cuts

Monday 24 November, 2014

There's some good news amongst the bad for Radio in amongst the ABC cuts

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Axe falls next Monday for ABC staff

Friday 21 November, 2014

ABC staff will find out next Monday where the axe will fall, as the national broadcaster takes action to deal with the budget cut announced by Communications MInister Malcolm Turnbull this week.

ABC Managing Director Mark Scott told a Senate Estimates Committee yesterday that details of cuts "need to be finalised and we need to brief staff first."

The challenge for commercial digital media is to monetise audience: Mark Scott

Thursday 30 October, 2014

After staying stoically quiet for months as commercial media kept telling him how to run the ABC, Mark Scott has now turned the tables, giving his commercial critics a lesson in where to apply their focus and why the ABC is not in direct competition with them.


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