CBAA’s New President: Phillip Randall
The CBAA, Community radio’s peak industry body has appointed Phillip Randall their new President.
“I’m delighted to have this opportunity to serve the sector. Community broadcasting continues to play a vital role in Australian media and Australian communities. I look forward to working with the CBAA Board and wider sector to ensure that community broadcasting can continue to thrive,” said Phillip.
Phillip Randall has more than 35 years in media and is also CEO of Hope 103.2, one of Sydney’s oldest community radio stations. Phillip has been a CBAA Board member since 2008, and was most recently Vice President and takes over from outgoing President Adrian Basso.
The CBAA farewelled outgoing President Adrian, who was was recognised at the 2015 CBAA Community Radio Awards over the weekend. “As well as our ongoing activities to support community radio stations and the wider sector, Adrian has been instrumental in our Commit to Community Radio campaigns and an incredible champion for our cause. To Adrian, I say thank you for your support and confidence, and for the immense amount of time, energy and passion you have put into the role of President,” said CBAA Chief Executive Officer Jon Bisset.
Following the CBAA’s Annual General Meeting, Melanie Withnall and Peter Rohweder retain their roles as Board Members.