WSFM brings in new staffBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Monday, 08th January 2018 at 3:20pm
ARN has welcomed new personnel to its WSFM station.
The company stated that Scott Muller has signed on as the station’s new content director, while Mike Hammond and Steven Fitton will be the respective morning and afternoon announcers. Jason Staveley stays on as music director and drive host.
Muller, Hammond, and Fitton have over 40 years’ combined experience in the broadcast circuit. Muller’s experience in creative and talent development helped NOVA FM rise to the top of the Sydney charts and make Capital Radio London in England grow once more. Hammond previously helmed award-winning shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Newcastle, and even co-hosted athletics show Gladiators on Seven. Fitton formerly worked with Austereo and 96FM.
“I’m excited to be welcoming Scott, Mike and Steve to WSFM. They bring a wealth of experience but also a fresh dynamic to the station, which is key to our strategy to re-energise ARN and position WSFM and the whole network for even greater success in 2018 and beyond. Scott has great plans to continue to grow on the success of WSFM and I know the whole team will join me in welcoming him,” beamed ARN national content director Duncan Campbell.
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Elstub lands digital directorshipBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 20th July 2018 at 1:44pm
Kerri Elstub (pictured, right) has moved up Nine’s ladder, becoming the network’s new digital editorial director.
Elstub landed the promotion having served almost two years as 9Honey’s network editor. For the new job, she will lead the network’s new direction for managing the digital content of 9Honey, nine.com.au, 9news.com.au, and WWOS.com.au.Follow Elstub on LinkedIn.
Anderson joins Ten DailyBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 20th July 2018 at 1:38pm
Ten Daily has welcomed Stephanie Anderson into the circle, as its new entertainment editor.
Anderson will be covering stories from the celebrity scene, movies, and television, including reality shows. She came over to Ten Daily after finishing a year as MP Andrew Leigh’s media advisor.
Where Anderson is coming, though, current Ten Daily lifestyle editor Kelly Baker is exiting. She is stepping down to concentrate on her publication, The Beauty Insider.
Adams to helm SKY News commercial divisionBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 20th July 2018 at 12:55pm
SKY News’ commercial division now has Cathryn Adams as its new director.
Her role’s remit calls for overseeing the direction of commercial strategies, partnerships, and content marketing for all of SKY News’ channels.
Adams joined the network this month following her relocation from Lathlain, WA, where she was marketing director of Perth FC for the past two and a half years.
Network with Adams on LinkedIn.
Sunday Mail editorship changes handsBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Friday, 20th July 2018 at 12:48pm
The editorship of The Sunday Mail is set for a change.
The paper reported that Kelvin Healey will succeed Peter Gleeson as editor. Healey was appointed to the paper after spending two years as The Courier-Mail’s deputy editor.
Gleeson, meanwhile, is already set to go to SKY News’ Brisbane studios as news contributor. At the same time, he will still host SKY News Live’s late Sunday night show Heads Up while doing columnist work at the Courier-Mail and News Corp Australia’s Sunday papers.
Nienaber prepares RTR FM exitBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Thursday, 19th July 2018 at 5:58pm
RTR FM 92.1 breakfast presenter Caitlin Nienaber is set to sign off.
Nienaber stated that she was leaving Perth to join the ABC studios in Sydney, with her farewell broadcast covering a live show at Rhubarb Records in Leederville, on July 27, 2018. She started with the station as Morning Magazine’s assistant producer in 2009.
Station management has yet to name Nienaber’s successor.
“We are incredibly proud of Caitlin and all that she has accomplished during her career here at RTRFM, and we wish her all the very best at her exciting new role… Her passion of local music, arts, and humans is beyond reproach. Caitlin has been a champion for the thousands of bands, artists, performers, comedians, hobbyists, listeners, and eccentrics that have swung by Breakfast over the past three and a half years. She has helped launch careers with her dedication to the local music and arts scene, helping people share their wonderful creations with the RTRFM audience,
Chappell exits AAPBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Thursday, 19th July 2018 at 5:48pm
Trevor Chappell has ended his service with AAP’s Melbourne office.
Chapell was with the company since December 1993. He has amassed a reputation for extensively covering various news on finance and politics, among others.Stay in touch with Chappell on LinkedIn.
Lane joins Ten Melbourne sports beatBy Jonas Lopez in Media News on Thursday, 19th July 2018 at 5:38pm
Brittany Lane has signed up with TEN Eyewitness News Melbourne as a sports reporter.
She came over after finishing eight months with FOX Sports Australia in Sydney.
In other news from the show, TEN management announced that Stephen Quartermain is coming back before the camera as Eyewitness News sports presenter on July 23, 2018. He previously served as anchor for five years until he was replaced two months ago by new entry Jennifer Keyte.
Tune in to Lane over Twitter @BrittanyCLane and Quartermain @quartermain10.