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Radio Moves

Move of a non-kind -- Marty Haynes and Erica Hodge, of i98FM Wollongong’s breakfast team, have re-signed with the station for another two years.

28 July 2004

Austereo's Sean Craig Murphy has been headhunted to produce the Hot 30 Countdown.

27 July 2004

Mark Riddout has been appointed as the Operations Manager at 3MP Melbourne

27 July 2004

Former 2Day FM breakfast crew co-host, Paul Holmes, will present 'The Holmes Stretch' on 101.7 WSFM drive from Monday. WS has shuffled hours across the day to accommodate Holmes, meaning all existing announcers remain in their shifts.

26 July 2004

over at Star 104.5fm in Gosford, Matt Chapman has been promoted from Client Manager to the position of Retail Sales Manager. Other developments in their fast expanding Sales team (as a result of larger than expected demand) include Tanya Williams who has recently joined Star 1045 from RG Capital in Townsville; Nada Kernaghan who arrives next week from the Central Coast’s Sun Weekly and Allana Byrne, from DMG in Coffs Harbour, who also starts in August .

26 July 2004

Sam Chisholm has reportedly quit as Chairman of Macquarie Media Investments because of conflicts of interest. Mark Carnegie, who already chairs John Singleton's STW Communications, is tipped as the likely successor.

23 July 2004

'Whippy' (aka Brendon Dangar) has resigned from B105. He has since signed with Nova Brisbane, even though DMG are yet to secure Brissie premises.

22 July 2004

Ray Kington (ex-3BA Ballarat) can now be heard on 2AY Albury from 3-6pm weekdays.  His wife, Bec Kington is his on-air rival on Star FM Albury from 2-6pm weekdays.

21 July 2004

Ray Love, (ex-WAFM breakfast) is on the move. Ray will anchor the new, revamped statewide Spirit Network breakfast show.

21 July 2004

Sarah Pennycuick (ex 3AW) is joining the newsroom at 3WM Horsham. In other 3AW news, Nicole Bland, Derryn Hinch's producer is
heading to New Zealand. Kate Murphy from the 3AW newsroom will replace her.

21 July 2004

Sebastian Bustamante has left his position as Production Assistant at Austereo/ARN's FM104.7 & MIX 106.3 in Canberra and has taken up the role of Panel Operator at Capital Radio Network's 2CC, also in Canberra.

21 July 2004

NX FM & KO FM in Newcastle have moved a few people around internally - the new structure is...

Clayton Brown - KO FM Breakfast Producer / Weekend announcer and host of the All Newcastle Real Estate Show

Damian Botha - NX Crew Producer / Weekend announcer

Sarah Tempest - All Newcastle Real Estate Show Producer / Weekend News Reader

21 July 2004

Chris Broad has begun his commercial radio career by scoring the morning host at MAX FM Taree. The former Max Rowley student hails from Sydney and becomes MAX FM's 3rd 'Chris' in as many years, replacing Macca McPhee who went to Power FM in Ballarat. The MAX FM line up now features Nicole McCracken on breakfast, Chris on mornings and Jeremy Miller on drive. Meanwhile the 2RE/MAX FM Crews are still celebrating their 5 finalists' nominations in this year's Radio Awards, the most in regional Australia.

21 July 2004

Natalie Foster will now be heard on-air six afternoons a week on the Spirit Network (AC format). She will continue to fulfill her weekend commitments at Mix 94.5.

21 July 2004

2LM/Triple Z FM Lismore General Manager, Chris Lodge, has been appointed to Commercial Radio Australia's Board of Directors, as the Bill Caralis Super Network representative, replacing former 2HD/NEW FM GM, George Liolio.

21 July 2004

The position of journalist at 2DU Dubbo has been filled by Angela Clutterbuck from Perth. She starts next Monday, 26th July.

19 July 2004

Veteran 2CH announcer, John Poole, has returned to breakfast, replacing John Burgess, whose contract has not been renewed. (See radioinfo story, 15/7/04)

15 July 2004

Over at 2UE Cameron Price has taken on the role of Financial Controller. He started on the 2nd June, just in time for the new financial year!

14 July 2004

Tim Aquilina, previously heard on community stations like Wild FM Brisbane, 2RDJ Sydney and 99FM Redcliffe, has taken on the position of drive announcer at Crow FM in Wondai, near Kingaroy.

13 July 2004

mcm entertainment has appointed Greg Tremain as group sales and marketing manager. He will be based in Sydney. Greg was with Austereo for five years and previously worked at DDB on the MCDonald's account.

13 July 2004


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