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Comings and Goings

Perth stand-up comedian, Werzel, will be co-hosting 96FM nights (7-10PM) with existing announcer Wayne McClean,.
Werzel said, “I always wanted to broadcast pirate radio, like Christian Slater in Pump Up The Volume or Graeme Garden in The Goodies…then I remembered legal radio stations already have transmitters, microphones, CDs, the whole box and dice. I grew up loving 96, so I figured why not be a pirate announcer on my favourite station?”

14 October 2003

Garry Beattie who spent a few months "sailing" since leaving 4BU/HITZ-FM in Bundaberg, has moved further into the far north of Queensland to his new job as program manager of 4KZ, KOOL-FM and 4AY.

14 October 2003

Austereo has appointed Nick Nichles, General Manager – Sydney, to the newly created position of Manager - Marketing and Brand Development. Patrick Joyce will move into Nick Nichles’ previous role as General Manager – Sydney, and former Director of Sales, Chris Parker has been appointed to the newly created position of Austereo’s National Client Marketing Director.

13 October 2003

Richard Burns has taken over the day to day running of River 94.9 in Ipswich following the resignation of James Dien who is pursuing a career in advertising.

10 October 2003

Triple M music director,Leigh Kuhlmann, will now host the new "The Local", local content music show with his assistant music director, Staci Gordon as his producer.

10 October 2003

Ronnie Stanton, has quit his PD's position at K Rock/Bay Fm Geelong and will move to Queensland due to family reasons.

10 October 2003

Sam Boughton is leaving Radiowise to join Southern Cross Broadcasting network as National Promotions and Sponsorship based in Sydney. She leaves with the best wishes of management and staff. A replacement is yet to be announced.

7 October 2003

Nathan Swindale has joined Australian Music Biz to promote their indy catalogue to regional and community stations while Stephen Green steps into a business development and client liaison role, servicing Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne commercial radio and television.

7 October 2003

After 4 years at FOX FM, Drive Jock and AMD Dave Williams has resigned. He will move to NOVA 100 where he will be On Air & APD.

6 October 2003

Jason Costa, who recently left Capital Radio in Canberra, has quit the industry altogether and has started his new job today - Marketing Consultant for Wesley Mission Employment, located in Riverside Plaza.

2 October 2003

Tony O'Regan has resigned as GM Canberra FM Radio. His resignation will be effective in December 2003 (Date to be advised). He's moving to Malaysia at the end of the year to take up a position with Airtime Management and Programming based in Kuala Lumpur.

1 October 2003

Simon Robson is leaving the 2SM newsroom in Sydney to join the news team at Melbourne's Gold/Mix FM.

27 September 2003

Western Australia's Hot FM Network Breaky Show with Cliff Reeve and Belinda Green has now expanded to the whole group of HOT FM network stataions throughout WA.

26 September 2003

The following students from The Melbourne Radio School have recently entered the Radio industry...

* Brendan McIntosh - production / on-air, 3YB / Coast FM Warrnambool

* Kelvin Harper - on-air, 3SH Swan Hill

* John O'Shaugnessy - on-air, 3CS / MIXX FM Colac

* Sophie Pitts - copy, Star FM, Albury

* Luke Gray - on-ar / sales, 6KA Karratha

* Kassahun Negewo - on-air, SBS Melbourne

* Michelle Zydower - newsroom, Informatel On Line, Melbourne

* Alison Hobson - affiliate relations, mcm entertainment Melbourne

The Melbourne Radio School's next course starts November 10th.

26 September 2003

Marc McCreadie will be heading to ZOO FM Dubbo to take on the afternoons shift. Kris McKenzie will be taking his place as PD, MD and Breakfast host of Snowy Mountains 2XL.

25 September 2003

Jenny Robertson finishes up as PD of 102.5 FM and 1521QN Deniliquin (Rich Rivers Radio) this Friday. Sandra Moon will be taking over the position from next week.

24 September 2003

Michael Smith has joined SBS Radio as its Melbourne marketing manager. Smith replaces Vivienne Kost who is taking 12 months off.

22 September 2003

Kevin Mulcahyhas moved to the afternoons slot on Adelaide's MIX102.3. He was previously on the breakfast shift.

19 September 2003

Tony Johnston from Brisbane's Channel 7 weather reports and host of The Great
South-East has been announced as the new Night Time host on TALK 1116 Brisbane's
4BC. He will be replacing Ian Maurice who was recently announced as Brian
Bury's replacement for Afternoons. Tony will commence in his new role on Monday
the 22 September 2003.

18 September 2003

Southern Cross Broadcasting has announced two senior appointments to its Radio Sales division.

Andrea Ingham has been appointed Group Sales Manager, Sydney Radio Sales effective immediately, reporting to Paul Bowd, National Radio Sales Manager. Andrea was formerly Senior Account Manager Southern Cross Media Sales. Shelley Booth, ex Australian Posters, will join Southern Cross Media Sales as a Senior Account Manager, in October.

18 September 2003


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