January 25, 2017
The second AAP Medianet newsletter for 2017 - Media Movements features notable career moves and publication changes in the media industry, our Editor's pick for news release of the week and upcoming events.
This Week's Media Movements
The New York Times is coming to Australia and has announced Damien Cave as its Australian Bureau Chief. Damien has worked with the paper for over 12 years.
Carrie Bickmore will join the Hit Network next month for a national show every day at 3pm. Carrie is currently a Presenter on Channel 10’s The Project, and will continue in this role. She will be joined on air by Comedian Tommy Little.
Australian Radio Network has announced that regular Host of the 3pm Pick Up show Katie 'Monty' Dimond, will be joined by Rebecca Judd and Yumi Stynes in 2017. Rebecca is a well-known blogger and former Weather Presenter on Channel 9 Melbourne. Yumi has previously worked on Mix FM on its first all-female breakfast team.
Chris Cavanagh has joined the Herald Sun as a Sports and AFL Reporter. He was previously a Sports Journalist for Melbourne's Leader Community Newspaper.
Sofia Levin is the new Food Editor for The Weekly Review. Sofia is a Freelance Writer who has written for a variety of publications, including Fairfax Media's Good Food Guide, Delicious and Time Out.
Mitchell Bingemann is now Senior Media Writer at The Australian. Mitchell has been with the paper for almost 10 years, holding different roles within that time, including Aviation Editor, Telecommunications and Technology Correspondent, and Technology Reporter.
Merrick Watts is the host of a new afternoon weekday show on Triple M Sydney called the Mayor of Merrickville. He is an experienced Radio Presenter, and has previously worked at 2DAY FM and Nova.