This Week's Media Movements
Amelia Adams starts as Nine News' senior US correspondent in February
Amelia will be based at the network’s Los Angeles bureau, and was most recently their Europe correspondent.
Nine News' executive producer of News and Current Affairs, Mark Llewellyn, has stepped down
Mark had been back at the broadcaster since April 2018 after leaving the Seven Network, and is looking to focus on content production in the future.
Melissa King, James Tobin and Sam Wood will join Seven’s Better Homes and Gardens lineup
The Aussie lifestyle staple will be back on air from Friday, 7th February with Melissa covering gardening tips, James on tech and motoring news, and Sam offering health and fitness advice.
Ten CEO Paul Anderson’s title expands to executive vice president for ViacomCBS Networks Australia and New Zealand
The announcement follows the merger of Viacom and the CBS Corporation.
Paul B Kidd and John Stanley will host a new weekend show on 2GB
John will replace George Moore who resigned last year, starting Saturday, 18th January.
Jane Bunn will no longer deliver Melbourne's weather on 3AW's Ross and John segment
After five years at the station, Jane has been made redundant.
Brendan Annakin will return to Triple M Sydney as host of Afternoons
Brendan was most recently a Breakfast host on Triple M Brisbane.
ABC Radio National Drive producer Leona Hameed is taking leave
Leona is taking time off from her job to travel for the rest of 2020.
Mumbrella CEO and co-founder Martin Lane is leaving the business
Martin will depart at the end of March to launch his own events and publishing consultancy, after co-founding Mumbrella with Tim Burrowes in 2008.
Cassie Morgan and Blake Foden are The Canberra Times’ court reporters for 2020
Cassie and Blake are replacing Elliot Williams and Alexandra Back while they are on leave this year.
Leader Community News sports reporter Toby Prime will join The Geelong Advertiser
After five years with the newspaper, Toby will commence as a sports journalist on Monday, 20th February.
Andrew Hansen farewells ABC Melbourne’s Summer Breakfast
Andrew has signed off after four weeks as host of the segment.
Peter Bodkin is the new deputy editor of Storyful Australia
Peter was investigations editor of The Journal prior to joining the News Corp subsidiary, and has also worked for The Daily Telegraph.
Women of Influence podcast will kick off Season 2 with a Jackie O interview
Fronted by ACE Radio’s Kate Meade, the podcast returns on Friday, 17th January with an interview of radio star Jackie O.
Nova 106.9’s Ben Ryan has launched a radio content blog and eBook
Also titled ‘Why Did The Chicken Cross Live To The Studio’, Ben offers practical and funny advice on navigating the radio industry.
Nick Allen-Ducat has joined the Breakfast lineup on Hit106.9 Newcastle
Nick "Ducko" is the former host of 9GO! kid's TV show Smashdown, and takes over Simon Baggs, who recently left the network.
Jack Schmidt will take on a producer role at ABC Radio Darwin
Jack was most recently the producer of the ABC Great Southern Drive show, a role he had held since 2018.
The Herald Sun will publish a national magazine titled 'Women's Footy'
The annual magazine is intended for AFL Women's followers and young women interested in the sport, and is available from Wednesday, 22nd January.
PodcastOne releases Season 4 of podcast series A Plate to Call Home
The series features five episodes with former Master Chef judge Gary Mehigan interviewing high profile culinary figures.
ArtsHub has launched a new podcast, ArtsHubbub
The arts sector media organisation will use the monthly series to showcase Australian art and artists