January 2017 Moves



Rosie Panetta has returned to Adelaide having been away from her home city for a number of years on her radio journey, most recently at Hit100.9 Hobart.  

Abi Benaud has departed the Kyle & Jackie O Show where she was Senior Producer. Abi started with K & J with the switch from Mix 106.5 to KIIS, first as Guest & Talent Producer.

"After almost four years on the Kyle and Jackie O Show as their Guest and Talent Booker since they first started at KIIS FM, I've decided to return home to the Sunshine Coast. I was fortunate enough to work with an amazing team and learn a lot! Wow, what an experience!"


Liam Renton has secured the newly created role of Executive Breakfast Producer / Assistant Content Director for Brisbane’s 97.3.

It follows a recent restructure at the station. Liam has 15 years behind him including various CD and On-Air roles across the country, including a number of years at 96Five on Breakfast and as CD.



Paul Gale will join Mal Lees and reunite Moyra Major on 1029 Hot Tomato.

The local drive offering of Galey, Mal & Moyra will kick off from Wednesday February 1.


Matt Anderson, the CD of 2DAY FM will exit the station after a 16-month run.

Matt joined 2DAY from New Zealand where he was Group CD of The Hits and priorthe Assistant Content Director for Youth Brands ZM and Flava at NZME. Gemma Fordham at the time was the overall Group CD in NZ.



SCA have appointed Jase Allen as the new CD of the Sydney brand.

Jase has been part of the SCA ranks for a number of years. He was 2DayFM’s ACD before stepping into this role. Jase has done the virtual SCA lap of the map, including being CD at SAFM, NXFM/KO FM Newcastle, ACD and EP of Breakfast at Hit929 Perth as well as ACD/MD and On-Air for that market. Starting way back On-Air and MD with the network in Newcastle.



Rex Morris is returning to Triple M. He re-joins SCA as their new Head of Music Operations for the network. Rex replaces Vaughan Hobbs who departed in December.


Kate Meade will join Jon Vertigan in Warrnambool from January 23 on 3YB, 3SH, 3WM, 3CS and 3HA on the networked AM breakfast program The Morning Rush   

Dwayne Jeffries has been announced as the new CEO for Brisbane’s 96five.

Dwayne is known in Commercial circles having worked for over 25 years in both On-Air and CD roles at Gold FM, 2GO FM and WS FM. He made the move into Christian Radio sector four years as CD for Sydney’s Hope Media.



Jacqui Hoban has been appointed to the new position of Head of Events for SCA.

Jacqui we work across marketing and content, sales, the Studio and promotions to drive and execute a national events strategy for the group


Southern Cross Austereo have made a move on 2Day FM Breakfast, taking out Rove & Sam and putting in Em Rusciano and Harley Breen.

SCA say the decision came after Rove & Sam along with SCA executives took some time off over the Summer and after review, decided that the best route forward for all was to move their show into another time slot.

That “slot”, will see Rove & Saml move into a nightly national show from 7pm-8pm across The Hit Network’s 43 metro and regional radio stations from Jan 30th.


i98FM is launching a new Breakfast show with Christie Hayes joining the team for 2017.

As an actress and former Home and Away star, this will be Christie’s first radio gig. For seven years she played “Kirsty Sutherland” on Home and Away.

- See more at: http://www.radiotoday.com.au/news/whats-new/10259-new-for-wollongong-the-marty-christie-and-crammy-breakfast-show.html#sthash.rHs76cgw.dpuf


Long time Producer of Robin, Terry and Bo, Ruth De Glass has exited the show. Ruth was Breakfast Producer for 6 years and prior to that was Project Manager at ARN. 


TV’s Jade Robran will join the On-Air team at Adelaide FIVEaa on Afternoons. 




December 2016 Moves



Dan Jones was in Townsville on Hot FM, then hit1047 Canberra has joined the team at i98FM Illawarra.  

This weekend is Dan & Maz' last show and the last time they will be heard on SCA.

After being poached by SCA from Nova, and given a solid run on Drive around the country, they made the move to prime time Breakfast in 2015 on 2Day FM. After a short lived tilt, they made way for Rove & Sam with Dan & Maz sidelined to weekend Breakfast this year across the Hit Network.

Dan & Maz dropped the news of them not returning on their socials.


Paul Henry's final sign-off, "It was a brilliant idea". It was a radio show with pictures, that arrived across New Zealand in April 2015 and this morning it was the final hitout. Take a look at the final break of the Paul Henry Show.


Gareth Parker who has been with The West Australian for the last thirteen years. For the last couple of years Gareth has served as Political Editor and is no stranger to the News Talk 6PR 882 audience, having filled in regularly on both the Mornings and Drive programs.


Maria Foundas is heading to Hobart's 7HO FM to join Mick Newell on Breakfast.

Maria dropped the news this morning on The Morning Rush with Jon Vertigan.

Maria leaves the Ace Network and joins Grant Broadcasters in Hobart on Breakfast with former MKR contestant Mick Newell, whose been on Breakfast with the station for a couple of years.

Maria replaces Anna Dare who departed the station after comments around the recent Dreamworld tragedy.


For the last seven or so years, he has been the Network Head of Music Operations Manager and Program Manager, now Shaun Gough has been promoted to Content Director for Triple M Melbourne.

Shaun ‘Van’ Gough takes over the reins from January 1. It means Mike Fitzpatrick steps out of the CD role for Melbourne to focus on the Triple M Network overall.

  Nova Sydney’s Greg Burns, will now also be heard in Melbourne on Nova 100. Greg’s arrival is just the start with Dan Cassin also joining the Melbourne line-up in the New Year from Sydney.   
Robin Bailey is joining Greg Martin & Ed Kavalee on Triple M Brisbane Breakfast for 2017.  

With Ben and Liam off to triple j, Fresh 92.7 in Adelaide have announced their new Breakfast show for 2017 Alex and Dally.

Alex Lokan and Dally Nijjar joining from Grants Magic 93.1. Dally got his break at Fresh 92.7 and re-joins the station after a run in the Riverland and Alex also joins Fresh from Magic as well, where she covered News and Breakfast.

  Nova 919 has announced that Hayley Pearson will join Dylan Lewis and Shane Lowe on Breakfast in 2017.   



The Edge 96.One has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Producer / Music Announcer. Details



WSFM 101.7 has a vacancy for an Executive Producer. Details




96.5 Wave FM has a vacancy for an On-Air Personality / Music Director. Details


Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for an Infrastructure & Development Manager - Digital Media. Details.


Nova 96.9 have a 10-month Integration Project Manager role available. Details.

Hope Media in Sydney has a vacancy for a Producer for the Open House program. Details.



NewstalkZB is looking for a Producer for the Sunday Cafe. Details.


i98FM in the Illawarra are recruiting a casual Journalist. Details


SCA has a vacancy for a Breakfast Producer - Central Coast. Details.


Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for an Integration and Marketing Manager for a 10 month maternity cover. - Sydney. Details.





SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer / Promotions Assistant - Dubbo. Details



Chilli FM has a vacancy for an Announcer / Music Director. Details.


SCA has a vacancy for an Assistant Content Director - 2Day FM. Details.


SCA has a vacancy for an On Air Announcer / Panel Operator. - Brisbane.. Details.


SCA has a vacancy for a Promotions Manager - Hit 92.9 Perth Details



LAFM is on the search for an On-Air Personality/Music Director. Details.


2CH Sydney is looking for a Sales Manager and six Account Managers. Details.


ARN in Brisbane is looking for an Integration Specialist. Details.



Hit100.9 Hobart is looking for an Announcer. Details.


NewstalkZB is looking for a NewsReader Details.


Nova Entertainment has a vacancy for a Technology Manager. - Adelaide. Details.


Tasmanian Broadcasters has a vacancy for a Journalist / News Presenter - Hobart. Details.


5MU is currently recruiting for a dynamic On-Air Personality/Online Support. Details.


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