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Comings and Goings

Former touring car driver turned high-performance driver trainer, Matt MacKelden, has teamed with touring car driver and one-time V8 Supercar driver, Steve Johnson in Crocmedia’s brand new program The Driver’s Seat.

 

11 July 2017

Ilija Dugandzic from 96.5 in Brisbane is leaving mornings to take up the position as the new River 949 Drive Announcer.

11 July 2017

Vin Dawes, the host of Triple M’s Rural Focus program is stepping away from the microphone later this month to enjoy a well-earned retirement.

7 July 2017

Former Miss Universe Australia winner, Scherri-Lee Biggs, is filling in for Heidi Anderson over ​the next two weeks on hit92.9's Weekend Breakfast with Heidi & Xavier. 
 

7 July 2017

After a six month stint, Jade Robran will depart as host of FIVEaa’s afternoon show to make way for the return of Alan Hickey (pictured) on 24 July.
 

 
 

5 July 2017

RSN927 has farewelled racing host John Browne, who has retired after fifty years behind the microphone.

5 July 2017

Pippa Moore will join Jimi Love as the new breakfast show on Hit 93.5 in Dubbo. Pippa previously for SCA in Brisbane in 2015 in the sales department before taking 18 months out of radio.

5 July 2017

Jimi Love will join Pippa Moore as the new breakfast show on Hit 93.5 in Dubbo. Jimi left LightFM in Melbourne in 2015 to travel and has spent the best part of the last 2 years in London. 
 

5 July 2017

Jan Müller has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Film and Sound Archive for a four-year term. He is a highly experienced CEO and leader in the digital heritage and culture sector internationally. Since 2009, Mr Müller has been the CEO of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, which comprises one of the largest audio visual collections in Europe and Chair of the Europeana Foundation since 2015. Prior to turning to the cultural sector, Mr Müller had over 20 years working in the advertising industry including as CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Amsterdam and as a member of the board of the agency in Europe.

5 July 2017

New Zealand breakfast announcer Simon Barnett is not renewing his contract with More FM and MediaWorks at the end of 2018. Instead he will take up a position as host on Newstalk ZB.

 

4 July 2017

Melissa Henville has left SCA as their National Trading and Operations Director to join the SBS Media team as Group Trading Inventory Manager. Melissa will oversee and manage the national trading team and pricing strategies across Television, Radio and Digital platforms.
 
 

4 July 2017

'hit92.9' Assistant Content Director and Announcer James Speed will replace K rock 95.5's Leigh Kuhlmann from August 14th.'Speedy' heads to Geelong with over 14 years of radio experience, with on-air and senior operations roles with SCA stations in Perth, Adelaide and Newcastle.

 

4 July 2017

Breakfast Presenter, Talks Producer and Program Director Peter Barr will be moving on from RTRFM to take up a position as Presenter and Producer of ABC's South West Mornings. Peter starts his new role on July 25th.

3 July 2017

KIIS Network's The Thinkergirls are hitting the airwaves from 4-6pm until July 17th while regular Drive Show duo Hughesy & Kate are on survey break.
 

3 July 2017

Every Friday on triple jZan Rowe’s Take 5 segment invites prominent guests to talk about 5 songs that changed their life, based around a different theme each week and guests like Ali BarterMike D and David Byrne.  A weekly podcast is now available for download.

 

2 July 2017

Triple M Brisbane's Paul 'Browny' Brown has launched a new music based podcast Up Against The Wall for his side project Wall of Sound, an Australian based Heavy Rock website. It targets heavy music fans offering news, reviews (gig & album), tour information, new music showcases and a musical guest on each episode. 
2 July 2017

Rove McManus is working on a new project with SCA following the axing of his national night show on the Hit Network with Sam Frost.

 

30 June 2017

Sam Frost's contract with SCA has ended. It follows the axing of her national night show on the Hit Network with Rove McManus.

30 June 2017

Emma Couch as the new National Training Manager at The CMTO. Arriving from the CBAA, Emma starts her new role on August 14th.

30 June 2017

AFL star Patrick Dangerfield has joined Crocmedia. The 2016 Brownlow Medalist will be one half of new radio program, Reel Adventures, with Aaron Habgood.

29 June 2017

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