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Comings and Goings

Ray Kington (ex-3BA Ballarat) can now be heard on 2AY Albury from 3-6pm weekdays.  His wife, Bec Kington is his on-air rival on Star FM Albury from 2-6pm weekdays.

21 July 2004

Ray Love, (ex-WAFM breakfast) is on the move. Ray will anchor the new, revamped statewide Spirit Network breakfast show.

21 July 2004

Sarah Pennycuick (ex 3AW) is joining the newsroom at 3WM Horsham. In other 3AW news, Nicole Bland, Derryn Hinch's producer is
heading to New Zealand. Kate Murphy from the 3AW newsroom will replace her.

21 July 2004

Sebastian Bustamante has left his position as Production Assistant at Austereo/ARN's FM104.7 & MIX 106.3 in Canberra and has taken up the role of Panel Operator at Capital Radio Network's 2CC, also in Canberra.

21 July 2004

NX FM & KO FM in Newcastle have moved a few people around internally - the new structure is...

Clayton Brown - KO FM Breakfast Producer / Weekend announcer and host of the All Newcastle Real Estate Show

Damian Botha - NX Crew Producer / Weekend announcer

Sarah Tempest - All Newcastle Real Estate Show Producer / Weekend News Reader

21 July 2004

Chris Broad has begun his commercial radio career by scoring the morning host at MAX FM Taree. The former Max Rowley student hails from Sydney and becomes MAX FM's 3rd 'Chris' in as many years, replacing Macca McPhee who went to Power FM in Ballarat. The MAX FM line up now features Nicole McCracken on breakfast, Chris on mornings and Jeremy Miller on drive. Meanwhile the 2RE/MAX FM Crews are still celebrating their 5 finalists' nominations in this year's Radio Awards, the most in regional Australia.

21 July 2004

Natalie Foster will now be heard on-air six afternoons a week on the Spirit Network (AC format). She will continue to fulfill her weekend commitments at Mix 94.5.

21 July 2004

The position of journalist at 2DU Dubbo has been filled by Angela Clutterbuck from Perth. She starts next Monday, 26th July.

19 July 2004

Veteran 2CH announcer, John Poole, has returned to breakfast, replacing John Burgess, whose contract has not been renewed. (See radioinfo story, 15/7/04)

15 July 2004

Over at 2UE Cameron Price has taken on the role of Financial Controller. He started on the 2nd June, just in time for the new financial year!

14 July 2004

Tim Aquilina, previously heard on community stations like Wild FM Brisbane, 2RDJ Sydney and 99FM Redcliffe, has taken on the position of drive announcer at Crow FM in Wondai, near Kingaroy.

13 July 2004

mcm entertainment has appointed Greg Tremain as group sales and marketing manager. He will be based in Sydney. Greg was with Austereo for five years and previously worked at DDB on the MCDonald's account.

13 July 2004

Justin Drexall has left the Hot30 at FM104.7 in Canberra and has moved back to the Sunshine Coast to focus on his graphic design business.

9 July 2004

John "JB" Bain has been appointed as the APD at Hot 100 in Darwin. He will continue in his current positions of brekky announcer/MD. Meanwhile, at sister station, MIX 1049, Ryan Khay has been appointed as the APD and will also continue as the drive announcer/MD.

Hayden Else is the first staffer to be announced for DMG's new station, Nova 919 Adelaide.

9 July 2004

Star 1045 on the NSW Central Coast has a new sports show, 'Loose Heads', from 8-10am on Saturday mornings with Darrell Eastlake and Michelle Keighran. Eastlake will continue his regular breakfast spot, Monday-Friday.

9 July 2004

Former 2Day FM breakfast co-host, Greg Fleet, is filling in on Star 1045 breakfast for Todd Widdicombe, who has just become a dad.

9 July 2004

Former ABC radio and tv chief, David Hill, has been appointed Executive Director of Television Sydney (TVS) and will oversee the launch of the new community station on UHF Channel 31. He was ABC Chairman and Managing Director from 1986-'95.

7 July 2004

Gary Pert has been appointed general manager of Austereo's Melbourne stations, Fox FM and Triple M. Pert was previously national sales director and has been with the network over 10 years. The previous GM, Martin Jones has taken a change management position and will focus on Austereo's strategic and operational development.

7 July 2004

Malcolm Lees and co-host, Mardi Cole, are back on breakfast at Sydney's C91.3 Campbelltown station. Lees has taken on the additional role of Program Director. Their return follows the departure of station manager, Phil Giblin.

6 July 2004

Former 2EC & Power FM "Mr Football" and Creative Director, Rob Colligan has moved into freelance Sports Reporting and Creative Copy Writing, based near Merimbula on the beautiful NSW Far South Coast.

6 July 2004

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