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Mel Greig has a new gig: 'Radio not a place I want to return to at the moment'

Thursday 04 June, 2015

Former SCA Hot 30 Countdown host Mel Greig has joined The Kingdom, an Adelaide based digital inbound marketing and content specialist.

Using the HubSpot platform, The Kingdom is an Ad agency with a strong IT bent.
Greig has joined the team as a Content Managing Marketer, Blogger and Podcasting expert. She told radioinfo:

I don't think Australian radio is ready to take me back yet: Mel Greig #RDE15

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

"You know me as the nurse prank DJ, but I am Mel and I want to tell you about me.

"From age 16, I started volunteering on community radio and I knew I wanted to work in radio. The dream was to host the hot 30 countdown which I had listened to for years in the country town where I grew up...

"I got my dream job. I loved every single minute of it. I was there for 9 months... and then in one moment I lost it all."

Speaking at RadioDays Europe, Mel Greig told her side of the royal prank story. 

Industry concerned about the recent finding: Joan Warner

Sunday 08 March, 2015

After speaking to the ACMA's Chris Chapman about the High Court ruling, radioinfo sought comment from Commercial Radio Australia and Southern Cross Austereo.

The most powerful man in Radio

Sunday 08 March, 2015

Peter Saxon talks to him one on one


It takes many components to run a successful radio station in Australia – talent, equipment, management, finance… but the one thing a station cannot operate without is a broadcast licence.

After a crucial decision in the High Court, last week, the man pictured, Chris Chapman, Chairman of The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) now has way too much power in the view of not just the Radio Industry but Television too.

Nurse's family wants harsh penalties for 2Day

Thursday 05 March, 2015

The family of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who committed suicide after 2Day FM’s royal prank call, hope that the recent ruling by the High Court of Australia will result in harsh penalties for the station.

Jacinta Saldanha transferred a call from 2Day presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christan, who posed as the Queen and Prince Phillip to a ward nurse, who gave the duo an update on the condition of Kate Middleton’s morning sickness.

ACMA can now act as police, judge and jury: CRA's Joan Warner

Wednesday 04 March, 2015

Commercial Radio Australia is concerned about the High Court ruling against the unanimous decision of the Federal Court in the 2Day FM case. The industry body says the decision has ramifications for the entire broadcast industry.

The High Court decision means that the ACMA "can express an opinion that a radio or television broadcaster is guilty or innocent of an offence before any investigation, possible charges and/or legal proceedings or outcome have occurred," according to CRA.

High Court decision 'provides clarity' says Chris Chapman

Wednesday 04 March, 2015

ACMA Chairman, Chris Chapman has welcomed the High Court decision to empower the ACMA to make decisions in cases regarding criminal law.

SCA condemns ACMA High Court Ruling

Wednesday 04 March, 2015

The High Court of Australia has ruled that the ACMA has the power to find 2Day FM in breach of the law in relation to the royal prank call scandal last year.

SCA and the ACMA have been engaged in a legal battle since March 2014, to establish the jurisdiction of the ACMA when a broadcaster is in potential breach of criminal law.

SCA has released a statement condemning today’s decision by the High Court of Australia.

ACMA and Today FM back in Court

Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Today FM and the ACMA appeared in the High Court today over the continuing issue of the ACMA's report on the nurse prank.

Lawyers for the broadcaster and the regulator spent the day in Canberra presenting their arguments.

Today FM maintains the ACMA does not have the jurisdiction to make adverse findings against it in advance of any criminal proceedings, while the ACMA maintains it does have that right.

18 year olds don't have clock radios next to their beds anymore

Wednesday 15 October, 2014

SCA's Dave Cameron explains the significance of the new Shazam Top 20 show.


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