4BC Brisbane has announced that the successful 4KQ brekky trio Laurel, Mark and Gary team will take over the 4BC Breakfast show. For Gary this is a return to 4BC after a stint in the 4BC newsroom.
SCA Executive General Manager Queensland, Ken Wood, has announced that Nik Stuart has been appointed General Manager for the SCA Mackay market. In his new remit, Stuart will lead the SCA Mackay team, including Triple M 98.7 Mackay/The Whitsundays and Hit 100.3 Mackay/The Whitsundays.
Nova Entertainment has shuffled its programming team. According to a report from Variety Australia, all of the new head of programming roles will report into Paul Jackson.
4KQ current and former staff gathered at their home base in Milton on Thursday evening June 30 to celebrate 75 years of broadcasting but mostly to farewell Brisbane’s home of ‘Classic Hits.’ The final program was a 6 hour music special and was hosted by Murray Shoring with pop in guests.
Former 4KQ and 97.3 Brisbane breakfast host Bob Gallagher is joining 1116 4BH & DAB+ as breakfast announcer.
Sports Entertainment Network have welcomed some of Queensland’s leading sports presenters ahead of the launch of 693 SENQ, headlined by Channel 7 Senior Sports Reporter Ben Davis and broadcaster Alissa Smith.
Byron Cooke has been appointed as the permanent Workday Announcer at KIIS 101.1 FM
On June 29 the Riverina’s 1152 Triple M celebrates 90 years of serving Wagga Wagga and the Riverina region. On the night of Wednesday, June 29 in 1932, Senator Charles Hardy performed the opening ceremony, and 2WG went to air for the very first time and became ‘The Voice of the Riverina.’
In the latest Xtra Insights Port Hedland – Broome radio survey the most listened to station was Triple M with a share of 28.8% (-7.2). Next came sister station HIT with 27.6% (+1.2). They were followed by triple j with 17.5% (+1.1) then ABC Kimberley with 6.5% (-1.8).
Keith Topolski, 5CC Eyre Peninsula breakfast announcer and copy writer has been “nabbed” by the town’s newly elected state MP. However Keith will continue to host the station’s Saturday Sports Show.
Josh Matthews has been appointed Chief Officer of Radio for the Capital Radio Network. He is currently General Manager of the Capital Radio Network Radio stations in Goulburn.
Ryan Jon is leaving Melbourne’s KIIS1011. Jon has been a daytime presenter at KIIS since 2020 and will leave on June 24.
The Board of RSN ihas announced the appointment of highly respected broadcaster Andrew Bensley to the position of Program Director.