This Week's Media Movements
Bauer Media has announced CEO Nick Chan will depart just 12 months after joining the media organisation. Nick has previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer at Seven Media and also being the CEO of Pacific Magazine for over 9 years.
Bauer Media also announced Paul Dykzeul as the new Chief Executive Officer. Paul has led the New Zealand business for the past nine years and will now take control of both Australian and New Zealand operations.
Mumbrella's Deputy Editor, Miranda Ward, is leaving to pursue a new opportunity with Channel Nine. Since her start in 2013, Miranda has undertaken several roles for the media company. Before this Miranda was working at Sky News.
Buzzfeed Australia has announced Amy McQuire as the new Indigenous Affairs Reporter. Amy has spent more than a decade covering Aboriginal affairs with work for the National Indigenous Times and Tracker Magazine.
Steve Briggs is returning to his home in Wagga as the new Operations Manager at 2AAA radio. Steve has spent several years as a freelancer in England and around Asia, winning an Emmy in 1992 for his work with the America’s Cup. Steve has worked for some of the biggest names in media including Reuters and the BBC.
Neil Wilcocks has signed on as the new Breakfast Announcer with MIX 106.3 FM in Canberra. Neil will be working on “The Kristen & Wilko Show” set to start on Monday 26th June. Neil has previously worked as an announcer with Channel 10.
Red FM has announced Alana McLean will be joining the team as the new Breakfast Announcer. Alana has previously worked for Star 106.3 Townsville and will start her new role on Thursday 13th July.
Laura Francis is the new Journalist at Hitz 93.9 and Classic Hits 4BU. Laura brings a wealth of experience including her work with Win TV in Townsville. Former Journalist at Hitz 93.9, Zoe McLaughlin, is moving to Hervey Bay to take up an opportunity with Channel Nine.