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Louisa Graham Joins CBAA Board

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has appointed Louisa Graham to its board to fill a casual vacancy. Ms Graham brings 20 years of executive manager and non-executive director experience in the not-for-profit sector, predominately in media, arts and campaign management as well as experience working in community...

John Lyons Appointed ABC Global Affairs Editor

John Lyons, one of Australia’s leading journalists and most experienced foreign correspondents, has been appointed ABC NEWS Global Affairs Editor. Lyons will contribute expert analysis and reporting across all platforms and enhance on-the-ground coverage of the biggest world stories. He will also help mentor the next generation of talented correspondents coming...

Local & Independent News Assocation Names Claire Stuchbery Exec Director

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) and the Local and Independent News Association (LINA) has announced the appointment of its inaugural Executive Director. Claire Stuchbery joins LINA after a 20-year career in media policy, stakeholder engagement, policy development and communications. Most recently, Claire worked in policy and stakeholder engagement for...

Ariff Bakar, Kien Hon Wong Join Techtel Singapore

The Techtel group has announced that Ariff Bakar has joined the Techtel Singapore team as Regional Pre-Sales & Support Manager, operating in support of Techtel’s Territory Manager, Susan Lim. Ariff's depth of experience includes having worked throughout Singapore as a Network Controller, Master Control Operator, Studio Technician and Media Manager. Having...

Justin Stevens Named Director, ABC News, Analysis and Investigations

The ABC has appointed Justin Stevens as Director, ABC News, Analysis and Investigations. Justin brings extensive journalism experience and editorial leadership to the position built across two decades and senior editorial positions in current affairs. In his former role as 7.30 Executive Producer, Justin has for four years been responsible for...

Emma Cooper Appointed Chair of Australians in Film

The Board of Australians in Film (AiF) has announced the appointment of producer Emma Cooper as its new Chair. Australians in Film is a Los Angeles based non-profit film, television and digital content foundation that supports and promotes Australian screen talent and culture in the United States. Cooper has been a...

Ford Ennals New CEO for Commercial Radio Australia

Commercial Radio Australia Chairman and SCA CEO Grant Blackley has announced the appointment of Ford Ennals, currently CEO of Digital Radio UK, as the peak industry body’s new CEO, replacing Joan Warner who steps down at the end of March. Ennals has deep experience in media transformation and digitisation from...

Hong Kong’s i-CABLE Appoints Stephen SY Wong as CEO

Hong Kong-based i-CABLE Communications Limited has announced the appointment of Mr Stephen SY Wong as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Stephen joined i-CABLE as Senior Advisor in September 2021, and provided a comprehensive review of the business. According to the company, "In the past few months, Stephen has contributed in...

Paramount ANZ Pursues “All Screens” Ad Strategy with New Appointments

Paramount Australia & New Zealand has announced key sales leadership appointments, advancing commitments to capturing the collective power of its assets across all screens. Under the new changes, all advertising revenue including Network 10, 10 Play and Paramount+ will fall within the national sales All Screens team, led by Lisa...

Screen Australia Names Grainne Brunsdon as Head of Content

Screen Australia has announced the appointment of Grainne Brunsdon as Head of Content, to lead the agency’s production investment, development, distribution support and initiatives across Australian screen content including feature film, television, online and documentary. With more than 25 years’ experience, Grainne is a strategic leader in the creative industries...

Pete Fullerton Joins Techtel as BDM Emerging Markets

Techtel has announced the appointment of Pete Fullerton to the role of Business Development Manager – Emerging Markets. Based in Auckland, NZ, Pete is primarily responsible for the continuing development of Techtel’s integration in the area of emerging markets in both Australia and NZ. This comes as many organisations -...

Tim Pike Heads QLD Venue Engineering for The PA People

The P.A. People has welcomed Tim Pike to its expanding Venue Engineering team in the role of State Manager. “Tim will be based out of our new Queensland office on the Gold Coast,” said Peter Grisard, Manager - Venue Engineering. “Tim’s appointment alongside the creation of a local presence in...

HK’s i-CABLE Welcomes New Management Appointments

Hong Kong's i-CABLE Communications Limited has welcomed the following new management appointments: Mr. Alan Lui Siu-Lun has been appointed as Director of Strategy and Transformation. Mr. Lui was the chief marketing officer in a virtual bank and the chief operating officer in a world known loyalty company. With extensive...

Anthony Tulloch Departs Iskandar Malaysia Studios for CEO Role at Docklands Studios Melbourne

The Board of Docklands Studios Melbourne (DSM) has announced the appointment of experienced film industry executive Antony Tulloch as its new CEO. Antony Tulloch replaces Rod Allan who retires at the end of March after 13 very successful years, during which the studio has helped drive enormous growth in Victoria’s...

Peter Grisard Heads The P.A. People’s New Venue Engineering Team

To complement its recent acquisition of TheatreQuip, The P.A. People has announced it has established a new Venue Engineering team led by industry stalwart Peter Grisard. The new team comprises some of Australia’s best theatre practitioners. Peter has been joined at The P.A. People by Andrew Mathieson in the...

New CEO for STAN

Martin Kugeler has been appointed as the CEO of Stan. Kugeler has been Stan’s Chief Financial Officer and Director Strategy, Sport, Business Development and Product for the past seven years, and acting CEO since April 2021 following former CEO Mike Sneesby’s appointment to the top job at Nine. Prior to his...

New Board Members for Women in Film & TV

Women in Film & TV Australia (WIFT Australia) has announced five newcomers to its board - Mitu Bhowmick Lange (board-appointed), Martine Delaney (Tas), Anna Loren (Qld), Liz Tomkins (board-appointed) and Natasha Wanganeen (SA). Liz Tomkins, a producer based in regional Queensland, will take on the role of chair. Outgoing chair Katrina...

Nine Realigns Sales for Digital Future

Nine has announced the alignment of its national sales team under Total Television, Total Audio and Total Publishing as it accelerates towards its digital future. As TV and radio content is increasingly consumed live, via a live stream and on-demand and news media is consumed across print and digital platforms,...

Walkley Foundation’s Karen Percy Elected MEAA Media President

Seasoned journalist and media advocate Karen Percy has been elected Federal Media President of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance. She also will continue in her role as a non-executive director of the Walkley Foundation. The Walkley directors and management team would like to congratulate Percy on her well-deserved MEAA...

AVIA Names Matthew Cheetham GM for Coalition Against Piracy

The Asia Video Industry Association has appointed Matthew Cheetham as General Manager of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP). Over the last four years CAP has made real inroads into the systemic problems of video piracy faced by the broadcast and streaming video industry in Asia Pacific. The blocking of pirate...
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