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Comings and Goings

Movement of a motoring kind: Triple M in Sydney is again staging its popular Free Fuel Fridays. Starting at 1pm today, the first 105 cars to turn up to Ethanol Home Grown Fuel on Warringah Rd, Forestville can fill their cars for free.

13 August 2004

More new faces for 96.1FM The Heat in Noosa.

Dani McGlynn
leaves FM92.9 Tamworth to take up the role of Promotions/Co-Brekky.

AFTRS Graduate Sarah Howielands her first gig as Creative Director/Announcer, replacing Matt O'Reilly who leaves to join the Sea FM Brekky Crew in Maryborough.

Simon Birks
becomes Production Manager, previously Network Production Manager for Capital Radio Network in Canberra and more recently a stint at Life FM Adelaide

13 August 2004

Austereo has appointed Jeremy Macvean as its new National Marketing Manager, replacing Richard Howarth, who spent only three months in the job. Macvean comes from Young & Rubicam in Melbourne, where he was a senior account director.

12 August 2004

Amanda Lumsden (ex-NEW FM Newcastle and POWER FM Muswellbrook) has joined NOVA 969 in Sydney as Promotions Coordinator. Amanda replaces Maz Compton who has secured a gig as a video jock at MTV on Total Request Live.

11 August 2004

2CC/2CA newsreader Andrew Greene has resigned to join 2GB's Parliament House bureau. Kylie Johnson has replaced him.

11 August 2004

Fresh FM broadcaster Gemma Clark has signed up as Nova Adelaide's second on-air presenter. More announcements are expected soon.

11 August 2004

Austereo has appointed John Musgrove as Client Strategist for the Brisbane market, starting on 6 September.

10 August 2004

The new station management team at Groove FM Perth are Alicia Mule (Manager) and James Royce (Assistant Station Manager). Alicia was previously the station's Music Director and James was News Director/Drive Announcer. They replace Raf Niesten and Joseph Carreno.

10 August 2004

Former Mix 106.5 FM reporter, Rachael Stevens, has joined the 2GB/2CH newsroom, starting tomorrow.

8 August 2004

After more than 16 and a half years in radio; and over 10 and a half at 4GR in Toowoomba, Creative Director/Producer, Jason Myatt is leaving radio to take up the position of Senior Audio Production Officer at the University of Southern Queensland.

7 August 2004

Austereo's head of marketing, Richard Howarth, has resigned suddenly - just three months after his appointment.

7 August 2004

DMG Radio has announced the appointment of Jacqui Kassulke as Music Director in the lead up to the launch of Nova 919 in Adelaide. Kassulke joins Paul Bartlett, joint GM of 919 and FIVEaa; Program Director, Jason Staveley; Promotions & Marketing Director, Mel Van Deventer; Agency Client Manager, Deane Goodwill; Client Director, Bronwyn Klei; and Hayden Else, who is the first staffer to be announced for 919.

6 August 2004

After launching the new Morning Crew with Todd and Ange, 105.7 The River has appointed Carol McCormack to the 10-2 slot from Tuesday. Nightmix and High School Reunion host, Robin Bailey, has taken maternity leave, meaning the two night shows will be hosted by Stuey Paton. And, Program Director and 2-6 host, Phil Bradley, will marry Sales Account Manager, Allison Crofts next October in Albury.

5 August 2004

Hot 30 Countdown co-host, The LabRat, has moved to mornings on 2Day FM. Alexis will continue on the Countdown with new co-presenter, Dave 'Higgo' Higgins, who returns to Sydney from Triple M in Adelaide. Adam 'AB' Barrett moves out of mornings to focus on his Assistant Music Director role, but remains station floater.

4 August 2004

Nova 100 Breakfast Producer and former AMD Nat King has recently left Nova 100 Melbourne, to pursue other radio opportunites in a warmer climate - she can be contacted on 0402 687 834.

3 August 2004

DMG has appointed Sean Ryan as General Manager of its yet to be launched new Brisbane station, NOVA 106.9. The outgoing DMG Regional General Manager – Northern Group will start on 1 September.

31 July 2004

Chris Coleman has moved on from his role as Executive Producer for ABC Western Plains and presenter of the ABC NSW Regional afternoon
show to his new job as RPM of ABC Riverina. He's been in their Wagga Wagga offices for a couple of weeks, but in an off-air role, gearing up for a return to the airwaves on ABC Riverina breakfast from Monday. He stated that it's nice to be living in the area again.

30 July 2004

Former A*mazing host James Sherry has joined the voice-over line-up at fledgling voice-over agency bringing to 27 the number of Australian Voice artists and Announcers attached to the agency.

30 July 2004

NX FM Newcastle's "Crispy" (aka Chris Page) is off to 5 Triple M Adelaide to host the afternoon show. Replacing Crispy in afternoons on NX FM is Danno (Dan Cassin) who moves from Drive to make way for the Kyle and Jackie O show. Kyle and Jackie O are now back on air on all the east coast Today network stations, 2Day FM, the Fox, B105, SAFM and now NX FM.

30 July 2004

Sam Ciccarello is the new General Manager of Austereo’s two Adelaide stations, SAFM and 104.7 Triple M, starting on 17 August.

30 July 2004


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