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Macquarie confirms new MD
  Following yesterdays story (here) on the appointment of David Kidd as 2GB Program Director, and Rob Loewenthal as Managing Director of Macquarie, Loewenthal's appointment has been ...
Meshell shaves head at 5pm today
Nova's Meshell Laurie is (as of 4pm today) one hour away from having her head partially shaved by co-host Marty Sheargold. Laurie is shaving her head to raise money for the Leukemia ...
96FM markets ‘real music’
96FM in Perth relaunched and repositioned earlier this year as Radio Today noted here. Now they are marketing with a television spot based around your ears ageing if you do not ensure you listen ...
David Kidd to program 2GB
Respected programmer and research David Kidd has today been appointed Program Director of 2GB.  Kidd has replaced Ian Holland who has, until now, been Program Director across each of the ...
Auckland DJ suspended
An Auckland radio station, George FM, has suspended its drive announcer Thane Kirby after offensive comments were made by the presenter on his program last week.  Kirby joked about having ...
Games ‘beat radio’ say EA
The ad-tech digital marketing conference is on this week in Sydney with a raft of speakers, including Christopher Erb from EA Sports. Erb is the VP of Brand Marketing for EA Sports, with ...
Thumbs up to Star FM
Further to the story on Radio Today at the weekend (read here) regarding the excellent work from the 2RG and Star Griffith team on covering the floods – this is the result of it. A ...
Clive Palmer eyes Fairfax
Billionaire Clive Palmer has flagged setting up a blind trust funded by himself, and other high net worth investors, to take significant investment positions in Australian media groups. He is ...
From Nova to Nine
Former Nova 969 Breakfast announcer Ricki-Lee Coulter has joined Channel Nine’s ‘The Voice’ television show as one of the mentors. The structure of the show involves the four ...
Dirk Anthony leaves SBS
Dirk Anthony (left) has resigned as Director of Audio and Language Content at SBS to relocate back to the UK with his family. Anthony, an Australian with an English wife, has been in Sydney for ...