This Week's Media Movements
Scott Murdoch is moving to Reuters in Hong Kong where he will be capital markets correspondent. Scott previously worked at The Australian for nine years where he held roles as co-editor of the DataRoom, China correspondent, banking writer and financial journalist.
Tom Joyner is leaving his role as a reporter in Kalgoorlie to take up a new role in Perth as a reporter for ABC’s 7:30 Report, starting 19th August. Tom started at the ABC in 2014 and has worked as a radio current affairs publisher, digital producer and news reporter.
Damien Ractliffe is moving to a role as chief racing reporter at The Age, starting 26th August. Damien leaves his position as a sports reporter at the Geelong Advertiser, where he has been since January 2017. Before that he was a journalist at G1X, a sports reporter at Leader Community Newspapers and a producer at Radio Sport National.
Laura Polson is now a planning producer and journalist at AAP. Laura started working at AAP in 2017 as a news journalist, then became a cadet in 2018. Before joining AAP, Laura worked as a journalist at The Manning River Times and The Great Lakes Advocate.
Pete Curulli has started a new job as co-host on the Hit 92.9 breakfast show. Pete moves from his role as a radio show host at Mix94.5 in Perth where he has worked since 2015. Pete has also worked as afternoons announcer and assistant music director at Hit105 Brisbane, and drive and breakfast announcer at Mix106.3
Matthew Karstunen is moving from Sky News to a reporter role at Channel Seven in Cairns. While at Sky News, Matthew was an executive producer at Weekend Edition and First Edition; and before that a news producer. He has also worked as a journalist at Macquarie Media, Capital Radio Network and the ABC.