This Week's Media Movements
ABC chairman Justin Milne has resigned from his role. His resignation follows the high-profile departure of managing director Michelle Guthrie on Monday. The ABC Board will meet to decide who will be the acting chairman.
Ken ‘KG’ Cunningham and Graham ‘Cornsey’ Cornes will renew their partnership on FIVEaa next year to present The Saturday Sports Show every Saturday. The duo previously hosted a show together from 1995 to 2008 called KG and Cornsey’s Sports Show.
Paul McIntyre is the new editor of CMO Brief, a newsletter produced by the Australian Financial Review and sponsored by PwC. Paul joins from Multi Channel Network, where he spent three years as the editor-at-large.
Starting next month, Dan Widdowson will join Erica Weir as a drive presenter on 89.9 Light FM Melbourne. Dan has previously been a producer and announcer at Radio Norfolk and at Hope 103.2 FM, as well as a producer and presenter at the Seven Network.
Eva Milic is now a news presenter for Nine News Gold Coast. Previously, she was a presenter for Nine News Brisbane. This is a return to the program for Eva, who began her career at the program in a freelance position in 2004.
Yahoo7 Be is rebranding to Yahoo Lifestyle next month. The rebranded website will continue to be led by Aletha Wilkinson - the acting head of Yahoo7 Be. There will be no change to the content produced.
Bernadine Lim is joining Screen Australia in November as its new head of documentary. Bernadine is currently the executive producer of Dateline on SBS and has been with the broadcaster for four years. She has also held roles at Network Ten, BBC and CNBC.
Darren Davidson is relocating to New York to take up the role of editor-in-chief at Storyful. He is currently the media editor for The Australian and has been with the paper for seven years. Over his career, he has worked in Sydney and London at various media outlets such as AdNews, Sky News Australia and The Daily Telegraph UK.