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Thorpe begins at ABC news

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Andrew Thorpe has commenced a new role as a digital journalist at ABC news.  Prior to joining the ABC, Thorpe was a producer at The Canberra Times, where he managed a team at digital and print production.  He has also worked as a journalist and digital producer at News Corp Australia covering crime and politics at News Regional Media’s daily newspaper, The Observer in Gladstone, Queensland.  He began his career as a journalist at APN Australian Regional Media at Banana shire’s weekly newspaper, The Central Telegraph, in central Queensland.   

Gallagher to host 4BH breakfast

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Brisbane’s iconic radio announcer Bob Gallagher returns to 4BH to host the Classic Hits 4BH breakfast.  Joining Gallagher to host the evening show between 7 pm and midnight every weeknight will be Former Triple M Brisbane Program Director Scott Menz. Gallagher said that he feels great to be back at the station where he began his career as a control room operator. “I absolutely love Brisbane. With the change of 4KQ to 24/7 sport, I look forward to connecting with all the loyal Classic Hits lovers at my new home on 4BH,” Gallagher said. ACE Radio CEO Mark Taylor said that they and Gallagher have been working to build a strong on and off-air team since taking over 4BH in January.  “We have been growing the local sales team over the past couple of months, and it is exciting to now bring local on-air talent on board. We look forward to announcing further local appointments in months to come,” Taylor said. In his five-decade radio career, Gallagher has taken up various on

Champion joins The Border Watch

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Journalist Elisabeth Champion has commenced as a news editor at The Border Watch.  Prior to joining the masthead, she was a journalist at Australian Community Media from 2020.   Champion has also worked as an editorial assistant before becoming a journalist at NewsCorp Australia for more than four years.  She has also worked as a journalism intern at News Corp, a cadet journalist at the Leader newspaper and a producer at FiveAA radio, organizing pre-records and on-air interviews.   

DailyMail appoints assistant news editor

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DailyMail Australia has appointed Natalie Wolfe to the role of assistant news editor. Wolfe joins the masthead after working as a journalist at news.com.au where she covered current affairs, live blogs, court stories, travel news and features. She has also worked as a freelance content producer at publications such as Urban Walkabout and financial crime solutions. Wolfe has also completed her internship at WaveFM Wollongong as a news radio producer.   

SENQ welcomes more Queensland hosts

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Sports Entertainment Network has announced two more presenters for its forthcoming Queensland launch, as 4KQ signs off tonight. Channel 7 senior sports reporter Ben Davis (pictured) and broadcaster Alissa Smith have joined the station. Davis will host Mornings with Ben Davis each Monday from 9 am – 12 pm, covering Queensland’s weekend sporting results and news. Smith will co-host mornings joining Davis and a producer for additional programs from the 693 SENQ studios in Brisbane (Fortitude Valley) and the Gold Coast (Varsity Lakes). SEN’s Queensland Content Manager, Jason Matthews said that Queenslanders love sport and the team is looking forward to providing them with specific content. “Whether it’s the chant of “Queenslander” at Suncorp Stadium or the walk to the GABBA for the first day of the test match in summer, Queenslanders just love their sport. With the line-up we have put together, we will bring listeners the very best live coverage of sport with the latest

Seven appoints head of entertainment

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The Seven Network has welcomed ITV Studios’ Majella Wiemers to the new role of head of entertainment.  Wiemers will be responsible for the network’s leading entertainment programs including The Voice, Australian Idol, and AGT, reporting to Seven’s director of production, Andrew Backwell. Backwell said that he has known Wiemers for many years and is delighted that she is joining the network.  “She is one of the best television production executives in Australia and is a great addition to our network,” Backwell said.  Wiemers said that she is excited to be returning to the network. “I cannot wait to bring all my skills across all facets of production to this role and to Seven,” she said. Wiemers joins Seven from ITV Studios Australia, where she has been head of entertainment since March 2018. She has worked across various organizations as an executive producer including Southern Star, Network Ten, Endemol Shine Australia, Nine Network and ITV Studios..  

Nine elevates Liana Dubois

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Nine network has promoted Liana Dubois to the newly created role of chief marketing officer. Dubois will be responsible for the network’s total marketing and brand strategy to accelerate the audience and revenue growth across television, radio, publishing and digital, reporting to CEO Mike Sneesby. Dubois (pictured) said that she is excited to take up the new role to enhance business growth and impact their role in consumers’ hearts.  “Nine’s strategic transformation has been significant, and I’m looking forward to continuing our digital transformation by leading a gifted team of marketers, influencing the cultural significance of Australia’s Media Company,” Dubois said. CEO Mike Sneesby said that he couldn’t think of any other person who is as qualified as Dubois to lead Nine’s marketing strategy. “Liana is an exceptional media executive who has been pivotal in Nine’s evolution to the media company it is today. She is widely respected by her clients, indus

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