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Comings and Goings

SA FM late night presenter Lisa Leong has resigned to join Radio Adelaide as its full time talk-breakfast presenter in 2005.

25 November 2004

Acting ABA chief, Lyn Maddock, has been appointed a part time Associate Member of the Board of the Australian Communications Authority, replacing Michael Gordon-Smith, whose ABA term expired in September.

25 November 2004

Former program director of Mix102.3 Aelaide, Allan Cameron has returned to Newcastle to take over as Program Director of 105.3 NEWFM.

25 November 2004

James O'Brien has been appointed the new program director at ABC 702 Sydney, replacing Angie Nelson who was acting in the position.

23 November 2004

Kelly Golding is the new breakfast producer for Adelaide's MIX102.3, working with Kym, Ali & Dzelde. Programme Director, Ben Latimer says: "Kelly has been working with us in an on air capacity on weekends for a while now. Her knowledge of Adelaide, vast contact list and radio skills make her the perfect choice for this important role."

22 November 2004

General Manager and Sales' chief, Louise Barrett, will leave 2GB along with Agency Sales' Manager, Chris Thornton. CEO, Angela Clark, will take over the agency sales' role in the meantime.

19 November 2004

AFTRS Graduate Sophie Onikul has just started work at Sea FM Hobart as a Creative Writer/Announcer.

18 November 2004

Rod Law, SEN1116's Program Director, is leaving the Melbourne talk sport station on 10 December to pursue other interests.

15 November 2004

Ben Hietbrink , formerly IT Manager for Radio 2GB, will begin
with Paul Dengate's DINGBAT TECHNOLOGY in December as Senior IT Engineer.

11 November 2004

Glenn Wheeler has resigned from 2GB. Jason Morrison will be hosting the Weekend Mid-Dawn program this weekend, and as of this weekend Malcolm T. Elliott will host the Saturday and Sunday weekend evening programs (Saturday 4pm-8pm and Sunday 4pm-6pm prior to SportsZone with Andrew Moore). Jason has a longstanding relationship with 2GB and fills in for Philip Clark over summer.

10 November 2004

Lyn Griffiths has resigned as General Manager of 100.7 Sea FM  and  Mix 106.3  in Townsville. General Sales Manager Adam Cross  has been appointed acting General Manager until a permanent replacement is announced.

10 November 2004

Radio National's Peter Thompson, will step down next month after hosting breakfast for eight of the past 11 years.

8 November 2004

Margaret Throsby, presenter of the morning program on ABC Classic FM, has picked Jana Wendt, Mary Kostakidis - SBS journalist, The Panel's Rob Sitch and playwright David Williamson to each have a week in the chair while she's on leave. (thanks to SMH's The Guide Monday 8th November)

8 November 2004

Justin Drexall who is currently casual at Triple M Brisbane is moving to Bundaberg to head up the new breakfast show on hitz939 plus oversee operations & Music for both Hitz & 4BU, starting on November 15

6 November 2004

Radio veteran, Malcolm T Elliott, has resigned from 2UE. Elliott, 58, left on Friday. Despite undergoing quintuple bypass surgery earlier this year, he says he is not ready to hang up his headphones yet.

1 November 2004

Robert Wood , image Production Producer of Hot Tomato, leaves today for 97.3 and 4KQ as Commercial and Image Producer – a position which is 62 kilometres closer to home. Rob McCasker says "From day one Robbie has been a delight to work alongside. In that time, he has not only done everything asked of him, but has created a unique sound for The Tomato - a sound which will be hard to replace, but we’ll do our best. Watch this space. Congratulations, sincere thanks and nothing but the very best to Robbie in his new role. Robbie’s last day will be Friday 29 October, giving us plenty of time for an appropriate farewell."

29 October 2004

Informatel is pleased to announce that Michelle Zydower is leaving. We don’t really want her to go, but she’s been appointed to the Sports Journalism team at Sydney’s 2KY, continuing our tradition of giving young aspirants the opportunity to earn, train and move into mainstream media. April Centauri takes over the Sunday morning duties in the Informatel Newsroom immediately.

28 October 2004

Annwen Hughes, from ZooFM Dubbo's Brekky show, is leaving radio to pursue psychology back  home in Perth. ZooFM is excited to announce the arrival of Abby Dinham to her first full time radio gig. Abby is leaving Syndey to be part of the new Craig and Abby for Brekky.

26 October 2004

Ex 2PK Parkes Breakfast Announcer, Dion Clewett, has recently returned from a long break in Canada and the US. He is back at KOFM / NXFM Newcastle as a commercial producer / Announcer, and is also producing David & Tanya for Breakfast, for the next 2 weeks.

25 October 2004

Singer David Campbell will be on Nova 969 for four months from Monday as co-host with Lizzy Lovett on nights.

22 October 2004

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