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Comings and Goings

Triple M in Sydney will soon have a new Music and Assistant Program Director. Mickey Maher will take up the role on Monday 29th March after finishing up duties at 92.9 FM in Perth. Leigh Kuhlman will continue as Assistant Music Director and Announcer.

22 March 2004

After 38 years in commercial radio, 2GO/SeaFM creative writer, David Wicks, is leaving the industry to open his own CD/movie shop in the Newcastle area. Wicks has had stints at many stations, with the past eight at 2GO/SeaFM. His commercial writing, production and voice work has won numerous Raward, Queensland Time Club Goldie and Golden Stylus awards and nominations.

21 March 2004

Pete Diskon of 2NZ Inverell in northern NSW is the station's new Music Director. He will continue in his role as presenter of the afternoon/drive shift.

18 March 2004

Football is back on the air on 4BC, meaning the Moyd Kay and GeeKay Scott Moore Home and Lifestyle Show on Sundays has moved aside.

18 March 2004

Wade Kingsley has headed South, taking up the role of Program Director at DMG's Sunshine Coast station - Hot 91. Petula Shaw-Dennis is Acting Network PD and Music Director for the DMG Northern Hub.

18 March 2004

Danielle Perrett has joined the team at NOW FM in Moree, covering the 10-2pm weekday shift.

17 March 2004

The ABA has reappointed Jane Marquard as a part time member. She has been a member since March 2001.

12 March 2004

The Australian Radio Network has filled the role of Group Director of Sales, left vacant when John Williams became General Manager of Sydney stations, MIX 106.5, WSFM and The Edge 96.1. Tim McDermott is the appointee.

12 March 2004

Hitz FM Bundaberg drive announcer/music director, Michael "Moffee" Moffett is making the move to South Australia, taking on the role of Program Director and Breakfast Announcer at Magic 105.9 - Port Pirie's hit music station.

11 March 2004

After almost 3 years as Group Program Director, River 94.9 / Star Broadcasting Network (Rural Press), Pete Smith has handed in the reins, taking a well deserved break.

11 March 2004

Suki Mead and Rob McCasker will replace Luke Bradnam and Emily Jade O'Keefe on Hot Tomato's breakfast show. Luke Bradnam will remain in Breakfast focused on sport and Emily Jade O'Keefe moves onto the 12-3 afternoon shift.

10 March 2004

Nova 96.9 has made some changes to its on air lineup. Afternoon presenter Kip has moved to nights and will be teamed up with Lizzy Lovette, and night announcer Andy G will swap shifts, moving to afternoons to replace Kip.

9 March 2004

Following 5 years at 2NZ as afternoon "Jukebox" host Peter Hale returns to his home state of West Australia, and DMG's Radiowest 6KG Kalgoorlie.

9 March 2004

Andy Park has accepted the role of Afternoon Announcer and Assistant Music Director for Fox FM Melbourne. Brian Ford said: "Andy has held down the shift since just before Christmas and really made it his own. It's a great example of taking the opportunity and running with it."

9 March 2004

Shandra Moran has been appointed Nova 969's APPD - Assistant Programming and Promotions Director. The new Promotions & Marketing Director will be Lisa Lees who has previously worked for Austereo in Melbourne, Hobart, Perth, Brisbane, Malaysia and Sydney. Lisa, who is currently working at Communicator Interactive Marketing will commence work at Nova 969 on March 15.

8 March 2004

The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts has announced the re-appointment of Jane Marquard as a part-time member of the Australian Broadcasting Authority.

4 March 2004

Prue McSween is now doing PR work for 2GB after severing ties with 2UE after a recent fill-in shift. She is hoping to do some on-air shifts for 2GB as well as the station's PR camapigns.

4 March 2004

Brett Clark (ex 96.1fm The Heat Noosa) has been in Townsville for the past 14 months, taking on the role of Night Annoucer with DMG's Northern hub. He started as the station floater, launched the night show, moved to breakfast at 4GC Charters Towers for a number of months, and is now back on the 'Nightshift with Clarky' across the QLD Heritage Network.

2 March 2004

Matt Paton returned to Commercial Production at the dmg Townsville Hub in September last year, after a stint at Triple M Sydney. He has now moved into the position of Network Image Producer for both the Hot FM and QLD Heritage networks.

1 March 2004

There is lots of movement happening up in Darwin...Verena Power has resigned as the Producer for Hot 100/Mix 1049 in Darwin, she is being replaced by Chris Neave from Magic 105.9. John Keetels from Triple M Brisbane is the new announcer at Hot 100. Both commence on March 1st.

27 February 2004

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