New GM for Canberra
Craig Wagstaff is the new General Manager for Hit104.7 and Mix 106.3.
It marks a home coming for Craig and his family after 9 years working overseas. With 15 years in media, it has come full circle. Craig started his career as an Account Manager at Canberra FM before progressing into a senior management role. He then moved to Malaysia to work on a number of roles with the Astro Group before taking up his most recent position at Motivate Publishing in the United Arab Emirates.
Craig said he was excited about returning to Canberra with his family and looked forward to being back at Canberra FM.
“Through its leadership and people, Canberra FM Radio and both station brands across Hit104.7 and MIX 106.3 carry a significant, well-earned and special place in the minds and hearts of the loyal listeners, a wide range of commercial partners, and the Canberra community at large.”
“I am extremely enthusiastic and excited to again join the wonderfully diverse team that continue to make this happen,”he said.
ARN Chief Operating Officer and CFO Michael Harvey said: “Craig brings a wealth of experience to this role, which he’s gained in Australia and overseas, along with a sound understanding of the Canberra market. I am pleased to welcome him to Canberra FM as the new GM as we continue to build on the strength and success of the business.”
Craig joins Canberra FM on 29 August, he replaces former General Manager Eoghan O’Byrne who moved to the University of Canberra.