Tom Tilley fronts new daily news briefing for PodcastOne

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Tom Tilley with David Attenborough

Southern Cross Austereo today announced further investment into its news on-demand offering, with the launch of a brand-new daily news show.

The Briefing will be delivered by a line-up of talented and respected journalists, led by Tom Tilley and rolling co-hosts Annika Smethurst, Jan Fran and Jamila Rizvi.

This award-winning team has interviewed some of Australia’s and the world’s biggest personalities, they are known for their own unique styles and opinions when it comes to news and current affairs.

Available weekday mornings, The Briefing will cover three to four of the biggest news stories over the past 24 hours, in under 20 minutes.

Tilley and his co-hosts will select one story each day to ‘brief’ audiences with in-depth interviews.

SCA’s chief content officer, Dave Cameron, said access to trusted news is in demand.

“At SCA, we are constantly working to create bespoke content for our audiences and we are proud to be able to collaborate with some of Australia’s best journalists to deliver one of the most credible news on-demand products in the market,” he said.

The Briefing’s hosts Tom Tilley, Annika Smethurst, Jan Fran & Jamila Rizvi.

Tilley is a radio presenter and one of Australia’s leading voices in current affairs for young people, best known for his eight years as host of triple j’s Hack and regular on Ten’s The Project.

Commenting on his new venture, Tilley said the show made sense from the first demo.

“I’m stoked with our lineup and hope The Briefing becomes a daily fixture in people’s lives as we all try and make sense of the crazy world… Big ups to SCA for launching such a solid show in such uncertain times.”

The Briefing is available weekday mornings from today (April 20).

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News Boy
21 Apr 2020 - 11:10 am

I’m really into this already. It’s like Hack for grown ups!

22 Apr 2020 - 3:50 am

Never heard of any of these people.

Paul Witenden
1 Jul 2020 - 7:38 am

Why would a 1000 space car park be built for $58M instead of investing in local jobs? Greener, family friendly etc


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