Radio people make Top 50
The Australian has today released its list of the most influential people in the Australian media in 2012, and there are seventeen people named in the list who are either directly involved in the radio industry, or are connected to it.
The most influential person in Australian media has been named as Stephen Conroy, the Federal Minister for Communications. The Australian has forecast his biggest challenge in 2012 as dealing with the recommendations of the Convergence Review. This review has indicated wide changes are being considered to the Australian media landscape, most notably for radio the abolition of cross media-ownership laws.
Others to make The Australians Top 50 Media list, with radio connections are:
|1||Stephen Conroy||Minister for Communications|
|4||Harold Mitchell||Executive Chairman, Aegis Media Pacific|
|8||Mark Scott||Managing Director, ABC|
|9||Greg Hywood||CEO/Managing Director, Fairfax|
|10||Rhys Holleran||CEO, Southern Cross Austereo|
|11||Lachlan Murdoch||Chairman, DMG Radio, Ten Network|
|13||Alan Jones||Breakfast host, 2GB|
|14||Ray Hadley||Morning host, 2GB|
|16||Andrew Bolt||Breakfast contributor MTR, News Limited columnist|
|28||Gina Rinehart||Fairfax Media shareholder, Director Ten Network|
|30||Russell Tate||Executive Chairman, Macquarie Radio Network|
|31||Fran Kelly||Breakfast host, ABC Radio National|
|32||Neil Mitchell||Morning host, 3AW|
|35||Brett Chenoweth||CEO, APN News and Media|
|38||Kate Torney||Director of News, ABC|
|40||Andrew Denton||Founder, Zapruders Other Films|
|44||Kyle Sandilands||Breakfast host, 2Day FM|
The complete list can be seen at The Australians website here, a subscription is required to view the article.