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 & Sam 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.
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.