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Comings and Goings

Christian O'Connell has resigned from his breakfast shift at Absolute Radio UK, bound for a gig outside the UK. On his facebook page he wrote: "Although I am headed somewhere abroad, I will be still doing what I love, radio... Its been the hardest decision of not just my career but life... Over the last 12 years Absolute Radio has given me something truly special, the freedom to carve out my little place in the morning... I’m leaving for a really big new adventure for me and my family..."

 

26 January 2018

Former Bachelor star Alex Nation is leaving her co-hosting role at Jay, Foz & Alex on 88.3 Southern FM. 

25 January 2018

Troy Sincock is resigning as General Manager of Fresh 92.7 after 10 years, and will remain at the station. His last day is March 16.

25 January 2018

Ally Bradley has been appointed General Manager of Southern Cross Austereo Tasmania. She has had a long career with SCA, starting in Albury in 2000, with stints in SA and regional Victoria and has performed a number of roles including Account Manager, Sales Manager and General Manager.

 

25 January 2018

Matt Cameron (Tipping) is now 3GG’s night and weekend announcer. He replaces Orion Kelly who moves into local news. Matt will be filling in for “Deaksy” on breakfast in February 2018.

24 January 2018

SEN General Manager Cathy Thomas has been made redundant as part of a range of changes being made at SEN, after the merger of parent company Pacific Star with CrocMedia last month.

 

23 January 2018

Hugh Riminton joins ABC RN as 'Sunday Extra' host from 28 January 2018.

 

22 January 2018

Richard Perno joins 2CC

Richard Perno will join Talking Canberra 2CC between 3-6pm weekdays from the end of February; he has been a talk host having worked in Sydney, Canberra, Albury and is currently heard on 2DU Dubbo. Richard joins 2CC after the recent resignation of current Canberra Live host Chris Coleman.

Over at Forever Classic 2CA, Cathy Dinn will be the new Drive Announcer 2-7pm weekdays. This is a homecoming for Dinn returning home to the Capital. Cathy’s extensive background both on and off-air will further strengthen 2CA’s line-up after Greg ‘Robbo’ Robson decided at the end of 2017 to take a break from radio.

Capital Radio Group PD Pete Davidson told radioinfo... These are two exciting key appointments for our stations. Richard is a strong talk personality and will make a real impact on 2CC. Cathy is an edgy broadcaster and will bring a new and vibrant energy to 2CA. Richard and Cathy commence Monday February 26

18 January 2018

Herald Sun columnist Rita Panahi will co-host 3AW's Sunday Morning program alongside Darren James and Nick McCallum. 
 

18 January 2018

Former afternoon traffic reporter for KIIS FM Ally Redondo has joined Josh Webster for breakfast at C91.3FM while regular host Lyndal Koteras is on maternity leave.

18 January 2018

Lindsay 'The Doctor' McDougall will host the ABC's Illawarra Drive show between 3pm and 6pm weekdays. 
 

16 January 2018

2CA breakfast presenter Frank Vincent has been sacked after a harassment investigation. It is understood that allegations of sexual harassment were investigated last year by the station, leading the dismissal. Mr Vincent denies the allegations and has engaged counsel.

 

 

16 January 2018

Karyn Hay returns to Radio New Zealand National in February with a new weeknight show, Lately with Karyn Hay. A respected journalist, presenter, producer, and award-winning author,  Hay is one of New Zealand’s most experienced multi-media broadcasters. 

 

15 January 2018

Liza Harvey is moving on from triple j Evenings Producer of 'Good Nights to a new role as Zane Rowe's producer on Double J.  Shortly after graduating from Australian Film Television and Radio School Liza presented and produced the 10-part series 'Root of the Problem' for the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. She previously spent ten years volunteering and working in community radio 2RRR, 4ZZZ, 2ser FM, Real Radio, Star Observer Digital and JazzFM.

12 January 2018

EP Sacha French has moved from ARN's KIIS 101.1 to Southern Cross Austereo Melbourne with Hughesy and Kate, to produce their new Hit Network drive show, which begins next week.

11 January 2018

Lisa Fernandez and Paul Hogan have begun their new breakfast show on 96fm Perth this week, replacing Carmen Braidwood and Brad “Fitzi’’ Fitzgerald.

11 January 2018

Mike Hammond has been appointed new morning announcer on WSFM, replacing Ron E Sparks.
 

8 January 2018

Steve Fitton has been appointed afternoon announcer at WSFM. He replaced Lars Peterson, who has left the station.

8 January 2018

Scott Muller has been appointed Content Director at WSFM. During his career, Scott led Nova FM to #1 in Sydney and delivered Capital Radio London its first significant growth in a decade. He has also overseen group programming at the UK’s largest commercial network and played a leading role in launching digital radio in the UK.

 
8 January 2018

Digby Gillings is moving from Austereo Brisbane to host mornings on Triple M Melbourne. He replaces Dave Williams, who has moved to Drive as anchor of the Kennedy Molloy show.
5 January 2018

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