This Week's Media Movements
The Today Show has announced Lisa Wilkinson replacement with Georgie Gardner joining Karl Stefanovic as Co-Host of the program. Georgie returns to the Today Show which she left in 2014 for family reasons. Georgie is currently a fill-in Presenter for Sonia Kruger on Today Extra.
Head of Bauer Xcel, Bauer Media's digital arm, Christian Fricke has resigned from the company. Christian has been with the Australian branch since July last year, after managing the Bauer Xcel office in Germany since 2012.
Melissa Seiler has joined Macquarie Media working with 4BC as a Senior Broadcast Journalist. Melissa has previously been a Broadcast Journalist with WSFM and KIIS FM until 2016.
Associate Editor of New Idea, Holly Richards will be temporarily working as the Entertainment Editor. Holly has worked with Pacific Magazine in Editorial roles since January 2016.
Jo Litson has been promoted to Editor for Limelight Magazine. Jo is taking over from Clive Paget who will remain with the outlet as the Editor-at-Large. Jo has been an Arts Writer for over 30 years most notably writing for The Australian and The Sunday Telegraph.
Mark Geyer has announced his departure from Triple M's The Grill Team after having joined the show since it began in 2009. Mark will be moving to join Triple M's NRL coverage full time from 2018.
Rae Johnston has been named as Gizmodo Australia’s Editor. Rae has been a Journalist with Gizmodo since 2015. She also has a prominent television career Co-Hosting The Feed on SBS Viceland and NITV’s The Point.
Samuel Clark is the new Executive Producer for ABC’s Insiders. Samuel brings a wealth of experience most notably having worked on Bondi Rescue as well as The Project.
Kellie Mayo has taken up a new role with the ABC as the new Asia-Pacific Regional Managing Editor. Kellie was the Executive Producer of ABC’s Insider for the past decade.
Mahsa Fratantoni has been announced as the Editor for The New Daily’s Health Newsletter. The first edition of the newsletter will be available from 26th November. Mahsa has been freelance writing for the last three years across numerous publications including Fitness First Magazine and WYZA.