Brad March
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The Top 27 Influential Women in Radio

Brad March is a former CEO of the Austereo Network.

Thanks to your comments and feedback, what started out as a Top 25 has now grown to a list of the Top 27 most powerful women in Australian radio today.

The list includes on-air talent, management, senior executives, directors and owners who influence the airwaves and the business of radio.

They contribute to contemporary culture and can influence society's views, standards and opinion. They are the women who help shape the fortunes of the Australian radio industry.

If you'd like to add any other names to the list or make a comment make sure you do below. We welcome your feedback.

Brad March
 

27

Rachel Corbett

co host with Merrick Watts on Triple M's national 'Highway Patrol'

26

Sally Dobson

co owns regional radio group Resonate Broadcasting with SCA’s Guy Dobson and Rex Morris

25

Brigitte Duclos

co host of Gold FM’s breakfast show with Lehmo. Previously appeared on Triple M’s The Cage and Mix Melbourne Breakfast

24

Donna Puechmarin

Content Director SAFM and previously Executive Producer of B105’s Breakfast show

(this is the only photo we could find of Donna – her FB profile pic)

23

Anna Murdoch Mann
(nee Torv)

Owner of Gold Coast radio station Hot Tomato since 2002

22

Linda Mottram

Presenter of ABC702 mornings and is one of the ABC's most respected journalists

21

Chrissie Swan

co host of new Mix Melbourne Breakfast show with Jane Hall. Previously was on Vega breakfast

20

Kate Langbroek

has co hosted Nova Melbourne Breakfast with Dave Hughes since the station was launched

19

Jo Stanley

co hosts top rating Fox Breakfast show with Matt Tilley

18

Liz Adams

Owner of Adams Management overseeing the careers of talent such as Matt Tilley, James Brayshaw & Kate Langbroek

17

Fifi Box

currently co host of Today networks Drive show with Jules Lund

16

Irene Hulme

Content Director Nova Adelaide and was previously Content Director of ARN’s Mix Melbourne

15

Kate Torney

Director of News ABC. Previously was head of Asia Pacific News

14

Linda Wayman

General Manager of Southern Cross Austereo’s Perth station’s 92.9 and Mix 94.5

13

Sam Thompson

Group Content Director at MCM Media and was previously General Manager at DMG Melbourne

12

Kate Dundas

Director of ABC Radio. Previously held senior roles in ABC including Head of National Networks

11

Meshel Laurie

co hosts Nova National drive show with Marty Sheargold and Tim Blackwell

10

Toni Pipicelli

Group Music Director at DMG for the Nova stations

9

Fran Kelly

Radio National Breakfast

8

Helen Davies

General Manager of DMG Melbourne and previously GM Austereo Sydney

7

Janet Cameron

Managing Director of Grant Broadcasters which operates more than 30 regional radio stations and the Radio Sales Network

6

Jackie O

co hosts 2DayFM’s top rating Breakfast show and nationally the Today Networks Hour of Power

5

Amanda Keller

co hosts WSFM’s Breakfast show and MCM’s national My Generation. Was previously on Triple M Sydney Breakfast

4

Cathy Thomas

National Sales Director for Southern Cross Media for over a decade

3

Joan Warner

Commercial Radio Australia

2

Siobhan McKenna

Managing Partner of Lachlan Murdoch's Illyria which owns 50% of DMG

1

Cathy O'Connor

CEO of DMG and previously General Manager of Triple M Sydney and 2DayFM

 

 

Brad March is a former CEO of the Austereo Network

 

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