Gordon Taylor appointed RN Program Manager | radioinfo

Gordon Taylor appointed RN Program Manager

Thursday 22 May, 2003

The former EP of ABC Radio’s PM program, Gordon Taylor, has been appointed Radio National Program Manager.

He has worked for the ABC for more than 15 years, enjoying “an outstanding career as journalist, broadcaster and producer for both ABC Television and Radio.” Prior to joining the ABC Taylor worked as a scientist and a filmmaker. He now leads the station he joined at the start of his tenure with the ABC.

As a specialist science broadcaster, Gordon Taylor helped establish Radio National’s first environment program Earthworm and made several award-wining programs for the station’s Science Unit. He has returned a number of times to Radio National, helping to set up Radio National Breakfast in 1991 and working as a reporter on Background Briefing in 1996.

Taylor was also a reporter on ABC Radio’s flagship current affairs programs AM and PM, and worked for ABC Television as a science and medicine reporter. For three years he was South Asia Correspondent based in New Delhi. Prior to rejoining Radio National in 2002, he was the Executive Producer of PM.

Head of ABC National Talk Radio Mark Collier told radioinfo: “I am delighted to confirm Gordon Taylor’s appointment and look forward to working with him to further strengthen Radio National. Given the variety and uniqueness of the station’s programming, we have chosen someone with the outstanding skills and experience necessary to take the station to the next level in the coming years.”

Radio National broadcasts 70 programs each week covering social, cultural, political and economic topics. The station features music, science, documentaries, talkback, religion, features, comedy, radio plays and social history programs. Presenters include Dr Norman Swan, Peter Thompson, Geraldine Doogue, Phillip Adams, Julie McCrossin, Robyn Williams and best-selling author Sandy McCutcheon. The station is accessible to over 97% of the Australian population and attracts more than one million listeners a week. Its website averages more than 300,000 page views per week.

Post a Comment


Log InYou must be logged in to post comments.
radioinfo ABN: 87 004 005 109  P O Box 6430 North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia.  |  All content © 1996-2020. All Rights Reserved.