Two Depart 4BC
It’s that time of year when various networks and stations start to announce changes before the start of the New Year. This afternoon Fairfax Radio Network’s 4BC and Magic 882 announced two staff departing:
4BC and Magic 882 News Director Scott Mayman and 4BC co-host of The Afternoons program, Michael Price.
For Scott Mayman it brings to a close four years with the group.
Scott built the Brisbane newsroom and also launched a “Ready Reserve” program for journalism university students, helping 19 students find employment in the industry.
Scott said: “I’m very proud of the achievements of each staff member of the newsroom. They have been learning the right way to provide local news for the local market. I’ve really enjoyed my time here and am looking ahead to other opportunities.”
Brisbane General Manager Anthony Frangi said: “We would like to thank Scott for bringing his considerable news skills to 4BC and Magic 882 and helping us become a News leading station in Brisbane. He has built a great team of reporters who really know Brisbane and our local stories. We wish Scott all the best for his future career. We will be making an announcement on his replacement shortly.”
Scott, his wife Kim and their son Mitchell be heading to US for Thanksgiving and Christmas before returning to Australia in the New Year. Scott'’s last day is this Friday.
For Michael Price, he joined 4BC at the start of the year and had co-hosted the Afternoon program with Clare Blake.
Michael Price said: “I’ve enjoyed my time at 4BC and I wish my colleagues every success. I now look forward to the next chapter of my working life.”
Brisbane General Manager Anthony Frangi said: “Michael leaves us with our sincere appreciation and gratitude for all that he has achieved. We wish Michael all the best for the future.”
Clare Blake will continue to host Afternoons from 12pm to 3pm.
Only in the last week 4BC announced the appointment of a new Content Director for 4BC, Steve Kyte