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Comings and Goings

Simon Dix is the new breakfast announcer at 3CS Colac. He was previously at 4HI Emerald.

17 November 2003

K-Rock Journo Peta Leslie is moving into the breaky co-host position with Pat Panetta as of December 1. She takes over from Sam Armstrong who has taken up a breaky gig in Townsville.

14 November 2003

MAX FM's breakfast host, Chris Phillips, has moved to NEW FM in Newcastle. Chris North has taken over the breakfast role and a new drive host will be unveiled very soon.

Former ABC Managing Director Brian Johns has been appointed Chairman of the Copyright Agency Limited.

13 November 2003

Life FM Gold Coast drive announcer Ashley Palmero has taken an on-air and promotions role with Queensland's RebelFM network.

Life FM night announcer Chris "The Grayman" Gray has departed to pursue commercial opportunities, while Brekky Host and Program Director Troy Lampier is heading north to Darwin to be the new on-air floater and creative writer for the Hot100/Mix1049 hub.

Don Lawson, Life FM’s morning host, is leaving to pursue other interests at the end of 2003 after 8 years in the 9-12 slot. Replacements have not yet been announced.

13 November 2003

Jenny Robertson has been appointed Group Program Director for Radio Outback Pty Ltd and Mark Jenkin takes up the position of Station Manager at 2BH/Hill FM in Broken Hill.

11 November 2003

Chris Taylor and Craig Reucassel from TV comedy show CNNNN will join Triple J's drive program next year. Former drive host Charlie Pickering will return to stand up comedy, while Mel Brampton will host a music show on the J network.

9 November 2003

Glenn Mintern has been promoted to Program Manager for the Southern Heritage Stations of dmg - a reward "for the terrific job he's done as Music Director/APD for the Northern Heritage stations," according to his boss, Mike Perso. He'll take up his new post early in December. A replacement for Glenn's old Townsville job will be announced soon.

8 November 2003

Mat Powell has left Riverview School's IT department to take on the role as Chief Engineer of the Central Coast's new DMG Station. Mat was previously an IT/broadcast technician for ARN.

7 November 2003

Ewan Dixon has left The River at Albury to replace Reg Mowat as breakfast announcer at 3BA Ballarat.

6 November 2003

Colin Taylor has been appointed GM of 2LF and Star FM Young and comes from Radiowest 6VA and Hot FM Albany where he has been GM for the last 2 and half years. No replacement in Albany has been announced.

6 November 2003

Big Brother 2002 housemate Jess Hardy has landed a radio gig on the Sunshine Coast hosting Hot 91's major launch promotion Wheelie Bin of Fortune.

6 November 2003

The new 5MMM lineup is Ben Dillon-Smith at Breakfast; Kate McLoughlin in Mornings; Higgo on afternoon; Sam Mac's Freq Show in the evening; followed by Alexis on late nights

6 November 2003

After four years as the Regional Sales Manager for Netia in Hong Kong, Vincent Bourgarel is moving to Sydney as an independent consultant for Netia.

6 November 2003

Higgo – the Round Man of Sound - moves on from the breeding/training ground of NX FM. Dave Higgins – recently seen in the Austereo TV advertisement where he gets to take his gear off in the office (he’s the really big guy with the spiky hair) - has moved onward and upward to Drive position at the re-launch of TripleM in Adelaide.

30 October 2003

Radio 2 General Manager Michael Hibard and General Sales Manager John Simmons have both now left World Audio.

30 October 2003

Geoff Hill has joined the Austereo team in Sydney as Director of Sales. He replaces Chris Parker who was last week appointed Austereo’s National Client Marketing Director.

30 October 2003

Andy Park, Drive presenter and Music Director from Power FM Nowra, has resigned to join Fox FM Melbourne's on-air team. His replacement is Brendo from PowerFM's Hot30 Countdown. He'll assume the role of Music Director and will continue to present the Hot30.

27 October 2003

Nat King is appointed to the Breakfast Producer role at Nova 100 Melbourne, Nat was previously Assistant Music Director. Josh Kirby moves into that role and continues to present Late Nights.

27 October 2003

Adam "Ooh Aah" McGrath after 2 1/2 years in Sales and dealing with sport, based in Batemans Bay for 2EC/POWER FM on the Far South Coast is Moving on across the border into Victoria and will take up new position in Sales At Krock/Bay Fm Geelong to head up the new Werribee Sales Office starting October 27th.

26 October 2003

Keith Gray has joined the staff at 4VL and Triple C-FM Charleville. This is Keith’s first Commercial Radio Job. He was so keen he drove 9 hours for the interview! He'll be presenting the Afternoon shift LIVE in Charleville from 2-6pm and will also help out in Production, Copy Writing, On air and a whole lot more.

26 October 2003

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