BayFM welcomes new Station Manager Tracee Hutchison

Award-winning broadcaster, journalist and filmmaker, Tracee Hutchison started her new role as Station Manager of Byron Bay’s 99.9 BayFM this week. 

Passionate about community-focused media, Tracee has a career spanning over three decades in Australian and international radio and television. 

Tracee has held on-air roles at triple jABC NewsRadioRadio AustraliaABC Lismore and Melbourne community radio station, 3RRR, as Program Manager, Board Director and Broadcaster.

Hutchison is BayFM’s second Station Manager following Philip Shine, who resigned for health reasons last year after three and half years in the role.

“I first tuned in to BayFM in 1992, when I was hosting the morning show at ABC Lismore, and I moonlighted a few times with friends who had shows at the time,” Tracee said.

“It’s been a quiet dream ever since to one day find my way back to the station. I feel like I’ve been gifted a beautiful opportunity to be part of this much-loved, award-winning community radio station, at a time when independent and free-spirited media has never been more important.”

“I’m a heartland community radio person, it’s where I started my career, so I’ve come full circle, back to the community radio heartland, in the heart of the most dynamic, diverse and progressive communities in Australia.”

“When I listen to BayFM I hear the incredible passion, connection and commitment of broadcasters and a station that is absolutely at the epicentre of its community. It’s my kind of station, it sounds like home.”

Tracee started her new role as Station Manager of BayFM on Monday, 5 June.

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