After 10 years with Vision Christian Radio based in Brisbane, Craig ‘Elmo’ Johnstone is returning home to New Zealand. He leaves his role as Vision’s Radio Content Manager to take on a new position with the news organisation Stuff Ltd (stuff.co.nz) as the Head of Audio Operations. Stuff has launched a new division to grow in the area of digital audio and has already started to make its mark, winning Podcast of the Year for The Commune (see pic below) at the New Zealand Podcast Awards. Apart from Elmo’s duty as Vision’s Radio Content Manager he was also heard filling in on regular air shifts as well as presenting news.
After a radio career spanning 53 years, 47 years in senior management, Al Kirton has announced his retirement from Coastal Broadcasters Pty Ltd, the operators of 4KZ, 4AM, KOOL FM, KIK FM & 4AY. In his career, Al has been on the Board of Directors of various companies of nine Radio stations.