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Comings and Goings

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

Dave McClung aka Popstar has resigned from his position of Hot 20
announcer at Power FM in Ballarat.

26 February 2004

Chris "Nugget" Neave and Sam Morsman have resigned from Magic 105.9 to accept positions in Darwin. Michael Wifli is also leaving the station. GM Stuart Endersby says that they are currently looking for announcers including a PD and a news reader/brekky co-host. See the ad in Radio Industry Job Market.

25 February 2004

On Friday it was announced at 2GB that Trevor Long had been appointed Assistant Program Director, to work under John Brennan, and head up the production of the station's Olympic Coverage.

Trevor began his radio career in 1995 at 2GB and has been working with Ray Hadley for the last 3 years. He moves off the Morning Show to take on the new role, but retains his role as producer of the Continuous Call Team.

Janyne Tooze (formerly Laws Producer, then Philip Clark - Drive at 2GB) joins the Ray Hadley Morning Show as Executive Producer after the departure earlier this year of Emma Jolliff.

25 February 2004

2EC’s Sporting Guru and sales executive extraordinaire Rob Colligan has tendered his resignation to take up a position in Real Estate.

23 February 2004

Tracey Meade from ARN in Sydney, is taking a break from her position as Personal Assistant to the Group Program Director, Group Creative Director and Director of Sales at the Australian Radio Network to take care of her husband who has been unwell for some time.

23 February 2004

Do you know Conrad King from 2QN?

Feona Green has written to us asking if we can help her find an old friend. She writes: He was a radio announcer here in Deniliquin 34 years ago. My
search is for a friend who is not very well, and I know if I could locate
this man, she would be delighted... they lost contact quite some years ago.
If you know Conrad... I can be contacted by email at or by phone: 0358812474.

19 February 2004

Former 4GR/C-FM Toowoomba Sales Executive Richard Palmer has made the move to Port Macquarie, hosting Drive on 2MC-FM.

18 February 2004

After a brief stint as Breakfast Announcer, Jared Sheldon has resigned from his position at NOW FM, based in Moree. He is heading back to where his radio career began - Triple M, Melbourne.

18 February 2004

Toni Mason (ex Maxwell) will be moving from casual to fulltime journalist at Nova 96.9 Sydney from March 1, to fill a maternity leave vacancy.

18 February 2004

After leaving HOT FM Drive Queensland, Justin Drexall has made the move back to FM104.7 in Canberra, taking up the Hot30 co-host postion with Virginia Lette. The show started last Monday and is called "the all new Hot30 with V & Drex". Justin will also take on the role of Promotions Co-ordinator for FM104.7.

16 February 2004

Peter Davidson, Music Director of Hot 100 and Assistant PD of Hot 100 and Mix FM Darwin is the new PD for Power FM and 2NM Hunter Valley, Pete commences on the 1st March 2004

16 February 2004

Peter Davidson is bidding farewell to Hot 100 Darwin, taking up the role of Program Director at 2NM/Power FMMuswellbrook.

13 February 2004

Tony Murphy can now be heard on Saturday nights and Sunday breakfast on 4BC Brisbane. He will continue his regular Mon-Fri air work at 94.1 FM on the Gold Coast.

13 February 2004

The position of Breakfast Announcer at ZooFM in Dubbo has been filled by Craig Baynham from 2GF and 104.7 in Grafton.

12 February 2004


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