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Comings and Goings

Michael McPhee is the latest MAX FM recruit - he replaces Chris North who has moved to SEA FM Mackay. Michael comes from 92.9FM in Tamworth and will host mornings. The MAX FM also has its webcam up and running so you can view the crew in action, just go to www.maxfm.com.au

10 February 2004

Greg Dimon has been appointed Program Director at WIN Corp's C91.3 in Campbelltown.

9 February 2004

After 2 years as Breakfast producer for MIX 106.5 (producing Jason Bouman and Sammy Power) Bridie Read is on the move to Foxtel, producing "The Drum" hosted by Molly Meldrum.

9 February 2004

Former Sea FM Whitsunday on air and promo guy Tom Coull has "returned home" to DMG's Mackay & the Whitsundays Hot FM and 4MK after a two year stint at Sea.

9 February 2004

And in Ballarat, Lee Anderson is the new production Manager, moving from 2ST/Power FM in Nowra.
Matt Conlan who started as breakfast announcer in early December 2003, has landed himself a gig at 3AW - he finishes up on Friday the 13th of February.
 

5 February 2004

Joe Lewis ex-Triple M, Brisbane has returned from a stint with Capital Radio in London and has accepted the Breakfast production position as part of the new Judith Lucy, Kaz Cooke and Peter Helliar Breakfast show on 2day FM

2 February 2004

RG Capital's Central Coast Program Director Jason Matthews has been appointed Program Director of the Gold Coast Radio Centre, and will also take on the role of Network Assistant Group PD for RG Capital's Sea Stream.

30 January 2004

Peter Scrine has been appointed manager of i98FM Wollongong. He takes over the day to day running of the station from WIN Corporation deputy chairman Andrew Gordon, who will spend more time on the Television side of the operation. Scrine previously worked in Sales at Win, then moved to Austereo and recently returned to i98 sister station C91.3 Campbelltown before taking
up his present position.

30 January 2004

And over in Perth, Orion, host of the 92.9 Hot 30 has moved into the drive shift. Newcomer Tim Lee gets his big break as the new host of the Hot 30.

30 January 2004

Brian Bickmore the long serving Austereo director who quit just a few weeks ago has been appointed an independent director with RG Capital.

30 January 2004

Blacker's back! John Blackman has scored a gig on Melbourne's ABC 774AM. He can be heard on Tuesdays at 3.10pm with Lynne Haultain.

29 January 2004

A few changes in the Austereo Sydney Newsroom. Triple M's Afternoon
Newsreader Phynea Papal has gone home to Perth to read breakfast at Mix 94.5. Sasha Higlett takes over as Triple M Drive Newsreader.

Matt McDonald goes from Triple M breakfast to 2DayFM to read news for the new breakfast show with Judith Lucy, Kaz Cooke and Peter Helliar. Melissa Martin, from Brisbane's B105 will take over Triple M breakfast.

29 January 2004

After finishing up as the venue announcer for the Adidas International
tennis in Sydney, Tim Stackpool is now following and reporting on the Peter Falconio murder trial for radio stations in the UK with Global Radio news in London.

28 January 2004

B105's breakfast newsreader Melissa Martin leaving Brisbane to take up the position of breakfast newsreader and assistant news director at Triple M Sydney. Emma Blackwood is replacing Melissa in Brisbane.

Fresh from a stint replacing Andy G over Christmas on Nova 969, AFTRS Graduate Kent Small has now moved to the Central Coast for the DMG network and and will host afternoons on DMG's new Gosford station when it launches.

27 January 2004

Over at 2GB - Glen Lauder comes on board as a General Reporter. He was previously the breakfast news reader with KO/NXFM in Newcastle

Hugh Finnane comes on board as a General Reporter. He was previously with 2SM as the Drive Reporter and Editor

23 January 2004

Whatever happened to whatsisname? Maybe we can help find out through radioinfo’s new search engine in the Movements section. It’s available now to paid subscribers who click on “More Movement” below.

23 January 2004

Ryan Cram has been promoted to Music Director for i98FM;
Matt Lygoe - creative writer for i98FM for the past 8 years has accepted a role with dmg's new Central Coast radio station starting in February.

Peter Scrine has been appointed Station Manager for i98FM, promoted from Group Sales Manager for i98FM & C91.3FM
Stephen Baragry has been appointed Sales Manager for C91.3FM

Pat McGowen has replaced Wayne Smith as creative writer at C91.3

23 January 2004

Changes in the Newsroom for 2004 at Canberra's 1053 2CA and Talkradio 2CC.
Afternoon newsreader James Goodwin moves to breakfast after Guy Sweeting left to take up a position with Southern Cross Ten.
Andrew Greene (from 2XL) takes over as afternoon newsreader in CANBERRA.
Kylie Johnson returns to both stations as weekend newsreader.
Kevin Woolfe moves into the role of breakfast sports reader permanently, following Dan Mullins move into 2CC programs.

22 January 2004

RG Capital's Gold Coast PD Ross Turner has resigned.

22 January 2004

Richard Winter has been appointed Heritage Program Director at dmg's Southern Hub, based in Albury. He is best known for his stint as PD at 5ADFM in  Adelaide which he left a couple of years ago to run a consultancy.

22 January 2004

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