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Comings and Goings

Mark Spurway will be leaving the ABC this Friday after 14 years as Head of Transmission.  During his time at the ABC - the national broadcaster - he has overseen the transition from analog TV to the digital television transmission platform,  implemented 71 new regional NewsRadio network FM services and introduced DAB in the 5 metro markets with another 3 markets planned for the next 6 months in Canberra, Darwin and Hobart. Mark told radioinfo that it has been a privilege to work at the ABC with such great people. He is leaving to start his own venture.

13 September 2017

Carolyn Gates is moving on after 7 years at FBi

After more than seven years in the role, Caroline Gates is moving on from her position as FBi Radio's Program Director. FBi says Caroline has played a pivotal role in defining the sound of the station and in developing FBi into a cross platform offering.

13 September 2017

Rachel Storer, winner of the inaugural Commercial Radio Australia Brian White Scholarship has scored a full-time job with the Hit Network. After completing the eight-week paid scholarship work attachment in Sydney, consisting of two weeks each at Macquarie Media, Southern Cross Austereo, Australian Radio Network and Nova Entertainment, Storer was offered a job with SCA at Hit 106.9 Newcastle.

12 September 2017

Kazmir Simpson has landed a new job as producer of Stav, Abby & Matt with Osher Breakfast Show on Brisbane HIT105.  Kaz is a graduate of Swinburne University in Melbourne with a Graduate Diploma of Arts in Commercial Radio, and has over four years' experience in radio.



12 September 2017

Australian Radio School student Karyn Bloxham has made a made a massive career change. 18 months ago she was a high flying lawyer in Adelaide. Now she’s in Sydney, Show Producing for ABC breakfast and Drive as well as producing for ABC News 24.


11 September 2017

Damon Adams is another Australian Radio School student who made a brave move to leave teaching to break into radio. It paid off big time. Incredibly his first full time commercial radio job is in Murray Bridge co-hosting the Power FM breakfast show with Kristel Dally. (Also from Australian Radio School.)


11 September 2017

Brad Saegenscnitter, another Australian Radio School student is moving to Sydney next week to be the new Digital Content Producer for "Ash London Live" on the Hit Network. Brad had a goal and never gave up.

11 September 2017

Australian Radio School graduate Bevan Jones has just been announced as the new breakfast announcer at 5RM in the Riverland. Bevan’s another student who has boldly made a career change to follow their dream.

11 September 2017

David Lowe has been appointed General Manager of Forever Classic 3GG. He was previously an Account Manager for the station. Before that senior Sales, Marketing & Merchandise at The Good Guys and Sigma. David was also a Foundation Team Member of Officeworks.


11 September 2017

For The Australian Radio School in Adelaide, it’s been a massive couple of months for six of its students scoring their first full time gigs in radio starting with Nicole Mitchell who is now the afternoon announcer and Music Director at hit100.9 in Hobart. (Nicole was from the same 2014 class as Ben and Liam who are hosting triple j breakfast.


11 September 2017

Australian Radio School student Mike Herd proves as long as you have the talent and passion, you’re never too old for a career change. Mike is now the afternoon announcer and Copywriter at 2QN Deniliquin.



11 September 2017

The Osher Günsberg  Podcast, now in its fourth year with almost 200 episodes, has joined forces with podcast platform Whooshkaa. With his career roots in radio, Günsberg’s appreciation for the intimacy of audio has made him an early champion of podcasting.


7 September 2017

After a lengthy break, Perth radio veteran Peter Hale is back, this time with his own online radio station Easy Rolling Radio WA


6 September 2017

Long-time cricket commentator and former Test spinner Kerry O'Keeffe will head up Triple M's Ashes coverage this November with Mick Molloy, Lawrence Mooney, James BrayshawMark HowardGus Worland and Isa Guha.


3 September 2017

TV journalist Peter Overton will join smoothfm as guest news journalist while Steve Blanda is on holiday. Peter can be heard on smoothfm 95.3 Sydney and smoothfm 91.5 at 10am, 11am and 12pm daily until Friday 8 September.

1 September 2017

Accomplished musician, label boss and artist advocate Jen Cloher will join Double J as September Artist In Residence from 3-5pm every Sunday.

31 August 2017

hit92.9's Will McMahon from Perth's Heidi, Will and Woody is moving back to Melbourne. It's believed he will be hosting a show on KIIS FM with fellow breakfast team member Woody Whitelaw.

28 August 2017

hit92.9's Woody Whitelaw from Perth's Heidi, Will and Woody is moving back to Melbourne. It's believed he will be hosting a show on KIIS FM with fellow breakfast team member Will McMahon.

28 August 2017

Longtime Sales Manager with ARN Brian Blacklock has started a new chapter in his career as National Customer Success Manager at  Macquarie Media. 

26 August 2017

Paul Morgan August 2107

Paul Morgan has moved into the Direct Sales Manager role after being an Account Manager with SCA for the past 3 ½ years. Prior to SCA he spent over a decade in the Media both in North America and Australia.

25 August 2017


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