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Comings and Goings

Retail giant, Gerry Harvey is on air for today only on 2UE mornings, covering for John Laws, who's gone on holidays a day early.

4 June 2004

Some happenings in Ballarat... Viv Hatzi, our copy writer, is now at Townsville writing for dmg. Her replacement is Alysia Rex from 102.1 The Edge in Wangaratta.

3 June 2004

Suki Mead has left Hot Tomato as Breakfast co-host – auditions are now open for her replacement (see ad)

3 June 2004

John Kesby has hung up his flying boots for the time being and left the Australian Traffic Network in Sydney. He is getting used to the strange phenomenon of getting up much later than 4 am and will be looking for work between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

3 June 2004

Another Melbourne Radio School student, Inga Norgrove has landed her first Radio job at 102.1 The Edge Wangaratta, she will be working in the copy department and on-air in the afternoons.

2 June 2004

Jane Singleton will stand in for Sally Loane next week on 702 ABC Sydney mornings. The one week stint will see Singleton return to the slot she hosted 20 years ago on the then 2BL.

31 May 2004

Triple M is letting Peter Berner out of his Cage (but only at night) to revisit his early roots. He'll be doing stand-up for a week at Sydney's Comedy Store from June1.

28 May 2004

Former Melbourne Radio School student, Vanessa Wilde has landed her first radio job - announcing at 102.5 Deniliquin.

28 May 2004

The position of Music Director for Mix 101.1 has been filled by Jakob Pavlovic, an existing ARN employee. He will re-locate from Sydney to Melbourne.

28 May 2004

Lots happening in Campbelltown and Wollongong... Malcolm Lees - ex front man from Triple M's Club Veg - is now C91.3FM's new Program Director and Breakfast Show host. Joining Mal in Breakfast is Mardi Cole - this dynamic duo returns to C91.3FM after a seven month break. Peter Scrine has been appointed Group Station Manager for both i98FM and C91.3FM after the resignation of Phil Giblin. Also returning to C91.3FM is David Archer in the role of Music Director/Afternoon announcer. Rob Doorey and Natasha Gray have moved to the Drive Show.

27 May 2004

Two senior Austereo executives are leaving the company. Chris Parker, national client marketing director, is leaving to take a break and Freq Club manager Tony Kenna is moving to Multi Channel Network as Sydney sales manager.

26 May 2004

Bronwyn Klei has been appointed client director for dmg'snew Adelaide station, Nova 919 as well as sister station FiveAA. Bronwyn was previously with Austereo for 11 years.

26 May 2004

Gemma O'Neill, ex-2DayFM producer, is the new Program Director for Foxtel's Channel [V].

23 May 2004

Radio National's new weekly film program, 'Movie Time', will be hosted by Julie Rigg, former President of the Film Critics' Circle.

23 May 2004

From afternoons at 3SR FM Eddie Briffa is joining dmg regional radio as 'Sundown Rundown' (Drive) announcer at 2LF Young. Eddie started his radio career at 2LF in 94' and is looking forward to the move back to the NSW Central and SouthWest Slopes.

Also joining the 2LF line up for Breakfast is Michael Patrick from GGG fm Gunnedah.

21 May 2004

Brisbane Triple M breakfast co-host, Tanya Bulmer, cites her health as a major reason for resigning. Greg “Fat Cat” Ritchie and Greg “Marto” Martin will carry on as a duo until management decides on a replacement.

19 May 2004

There's a new Drive Announcer at the Zoo! Dave Evans, who comes from promotions at ARN in Sydney, is the new jock at Zoo FM.

18 May 2004

Jamie and Kez at 105.7 The River are having a seachange. Jamie McDonald and Kerry Peters from the RG's 105.7 Albury's Morning Crew have chosen to not renew their contract at its expiry on 29 April. After an action packed 2003, including Kerry winning best newcomer regional, the team winning best new community project award and Jamie winning best employee of the year, the newly married team produced a result which far exceeded all the above with the recent arrival of their new baby boy, Riley. "We've had an exciting and rewarding seven years with GBB and the RGC network and would like to thank all the team for their support over that period" says Jamie. The award winning duo is considering a number of opportunities, while taking a short break with family in Melbourne, before committing to a new radio appointment later this year. Jamie is freelancing for ARN in Melbourne.

15 May 2004

Lawrie Zion, formerly with Triple J and Radio National, has been appointed film writer with The Australian, succeeding Lynden Barber, who will be Director of the Sydney Festival.

15 May 2004

Julianne 'Julz' Colwell (ex 2/4MMM) is now the News Director at Sea FM and Mix FM Sunshine Coast, which also covers local News for the Wide Bay Region.

11 May 2004


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