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Comings and Goings

Kelly Fedor has joined 2MG as the local news editor and 12-2 Presenter. Kelly joins us from CSU in Bathurst. Former News Editor Michelle Gardner has returned to Perth to pursue a love of Music.


The Current 2MG Lineup also includes: Breakfast - Craig Bassett, 9-12 Leon Delaney and 2-6 - Ted Guinea

7 February 2005

Jonathan Coleman, presenter of ARN's 'My Generation', will not have his contract renewed after six years as breakfast announcer on Heart FM in London. Coleman is being replaced by former BBC children's presenter, Jamie Theakston.

3 February 2005

Austereo has announced the appointment of Chris Newman as independent director on its Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Newman holds an Economics and Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is the principal of a corporate financial advisory firm. He has extensive experience in investment, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance activities in Australia and overseas. He became a member of the Stock Exchange of Melbourne in 1978 and, only recently, concluded a longstanding association with the Australian Stock Exchange. Austereo Chairman, Peter Harvie, says: "The Board welcomes the skills and experience Chris brings to the company and Board and looks forward to his strong contribution to the company’s future."

3 February 2005

Liz Jackson has been appointed as the new host of ABC tv's 'Media Watch', replacing David Marr.

2 February 2005

Michael Monk is leaving 5CS / Magic 1059 Pt Pirie to join Macquarie Regional Radio Works as Breakfast announcer at 2LF Young.
He either has to trade in the car for a truck - or sell some stuff he doesn't really need to move...

2 February 2005

NOW FM in Moree has an all new line up....

Slotting into Breakfast is Brett Campany and the Big Breaky Show - Brett hails from Perth. Mornings remains unchanged with Danielle Perrett and Jeremy Yancey has moved into Drive for a lifestyle change!

1 February 2005

Some moves afoot at SEA FM Rockhampton. Former HOT FM Breakfast hosts Daniel ‘Smithy’ Smith and Jo Switzer have re-located to Sea... Smithy now co-hosts breakfast with Paul ‘Blunty’ Blunt. Johjo is SEA FM’s new morning announcer and producer of SEA FM’s Lunchtime Legends. Now covering the breakfast shift on Hot FM are two born and bred Gladstonites, ‘Super” Steve Lanzon and Katrina Tibbetts. The Super and Kat Breaky show started on Jan 24.

29 January 2005

774 ABC Melbourne has appointed Richard Stubbs as its new afternoon host - in a shortened 1-3pm shift - replacing Lynne Haultain, who left just before Christmas to spend more time with family.

29 January 2005

Adam "The Bar Rat" Barratt has moved from Assistant Music Director/Floater at 2DayFm to 2MMM as arvo jock

28 January 2005

Vinnie shannon from 5 Triple M in Adelaide, is on a late Christmas break, and getting to know his new son Jacob. He'll be back on Monday February 7th.

28 January 2005

Craig ‘Lowie’ Low will take over the Hot 30 Countdown from Higgo and Alexis from next week. Higgo is moving to Fox Fm Melbourne as afternoon presenter and Alexis is moving back to Austereo Adelaide.

27 January 2005

Movement of an international kind: 702 ABC Sydney's top rating drive presenter, Richard Glover, has done a little co-hosting (while on holidays!) on KGO radio in San Francisco.

24 January 2005

Mick Molloy's 'Tough Love' program, 10am-noon on Triple M, has been cut to an hour and will start at midday from next Monday. Robyn Butler will return as co-host, but Alan Brough has left to work on a new ABC tv program.

24 January 2005

Alan Jones and John Laws will go head to head for the first time, with 2GB extending Jones' breakfast program by an hour to 10am. Effective from Monday 24 January, all other 2GB presenters will shift back an hour: Ray Hadley to 10am-1pm; Chris Smith to 1-4pm; and Philip Clark to 4-7pm. The changes mean Hadley will continue to lead the weekend 'Continuous Call' league team.

22 January 2005

Austereo has appointed Sarah Keith to a newly created position of National Inventory Manager, starting in April and based in Sydney.

21 January 2005

James ‘Turbo’ Anderson is making a move back home to Melbourne and will be Triple M’s afternoon announcer from 1-4pm weekdays. Rumour has it he’s also looking for a flatmate to share a new inner city apartment. Send him an email for details (see faces for radio).

21 January 2005

After filling in for Roy and HG on Sunday afternoons, John Safran has carved his own niche on Triple J. He is hosting his own show, 'Sunday Night Safran: Religion, Politics and Hoochies', from 9-11pm.

20 January 2005

Trevor Scott is relocating after accepting the Breakfast position at 5RM in Berri in South Austrlalia's Riverland after 12 years at Top FM and the Territory Network doing all motorsport and country music amongst others in Darwin.

20 January 2005

Some movements at mrWorks Southern Hub in Albury... casual copy goddess, Svea Kemp, has joined the Network's Creative Commune after two enlightening years with Who Marketing in Melbourne. Susannah Woodward has also answered her calling, joining Albury's Creative Conga line after 18 months at 3YB Warrnambool.

The reason for this Genesis in Albury ... is the exodus of Senior Writer Rohan Varlamos to 3AW after 2 years together with Creative Writer Kim Mannaa, who has found on-air-promo-creative Nirvana at 93.5 StarFM Dubbo.

20 January 2005

Belinda Doyle, former breakfast presenter at 96fm is doing some casual shifts at Mix 94.5.

19 January 2005

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