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Comings and Goings

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

Mark Hales has been promoted to Program Director of NOVA 93.7 in Perth and his previous position of Music Director / Assistant Programme Director will be filled by Anna Willems. Anna has been the Music Director of Fox FM in Melbourne, 2Day FM in Sydney, MMM Brisbane, SAFM Adelaide, Nova 100 Melbourne and is currently Programme Director at DMG's HOT 91 FM on the Sunshine Coast.  She will be joining Nova 93.7 in approx. four weeks time.

Tanya Simpson has been appointed Promotions & Marketing Director at NOVA 93.7

20 January 2004

KYLIE JOHNSON's made her way back to Canberra's 2CC newsroom - she's editing the weekend shifts.

20 January 2004

Mark Darin will replace Peter Lang as breakfast co-host at Mix FM Sunshine Coast. He joins Caroline Hutchinson on the Mix breakfast team.

16 January 2004

After only a year in the job, Austereo's general manager, Nick Nichles, has resigned to take up the position of managing director of ad agency, Universal McCann.

16 January 2004

Drive Jock for DMG's HotFM Network, and web coordinator Justin Drexall has decided after 2 years on the hub it was time to move on and has resigned and is looking at other options in the industry.

15 January 2004

James Ashby starts with dmg in Townsville on Australia Day as a nework floater. He is moving there after stints at NX FM in Newcastle, and Triple M in Brisbane.

13 January 2004

Triple M's rock jock James 'Turbo' Anderson steps in to host the Planet Rock show for 2004. 

9 January 2004

Radiowise has appointed Sasha Kahan to the role of Station Relations Manager. Her background is in PR and journalism having worked at PPR and the Nine Network where she did three months on location with Survivor.

9 January 2004

The trainee position at Sun fm in Alice Springs has been filled by Jeremy Ryan - it's his first commercial radio position

9 January 2004


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