Southern Cross Austereo (Regional)

Interesting goal… to work for the SCA / Triple M brand but okay!

He made a big fuss when he left Power that he was switching industries for good so it’s odd he is back so soon.

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sounds like real estate didn’t work out for him as he planned and he had a change of heart

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Honestly, same thing happened to me in life. Went for a film course, to hopefully get a career in TV/Film because I felt burnt out in the IT industry at the time, but ended up going back to the IT industry in the end - same thing probably happened to him

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Real Estate’s a tough slog if you’re not 100% dedicated to it.
Given that it’s only about 6 months since he left Power, I’d say he never fully gave up on radio - this would be virtually the next job that’s become available without requiring a significant move.
Many have left Grant Broadcasters in Ballarat citing the problems with the culture of the place. SCA in Shepparton will certainly come with a different culture.

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I wonder if he will co host with Leisha or she is leaving?

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She is moving the Triple M The Border Ie Albury to do the Afternoon shift. I think.

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That will explain why the website schedule hasn’t been updated. Currently being hosted by Rohin

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Anyone aware of a new afternoon show on Hit100.9 Hobart? It’s a duo from midday til 3pm. Nothing seems to be on the industry websites.

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Dan Taylor and Christie Hayes 12-3

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That’s quite interesting… a content-based show during a workday.

Are they mentioned on the website? Is there any other SCA station taking the show/doing a similar program during the workday?

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That’s why I can’t understand the lack of coverage on the industry websites / forums.

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I wonder if this is a changing of the guard some what…The current breakfast team basically do 7 days a week.

I haven’t listen to their weekend show but if its live, 7 day working can’t be sustainable or potentially legal.

Maybe we will see Dan and Christie Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for Breakfast and the current show Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday…or a combination of…

Dan is a seasoned brekkie announcer from Chilli ‘up north’ so could drive a breakfast show without issue…and he could car pool with his brother on Triple M breakfast!

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Are they actually live on Sunday? Previous weekend breakfasts have been live on Saturday morning with the Sunday show being prerecorded straight after.

Surely they wouldn’t be giving up the weekday gig to do just weekends. More likely they have them earmarked for a promotions and are preparing the replacements.

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Yeah dunno, as mentioned, never actually listen to their weekend show.

And is Hobart Breakfast, to national weekend breakfast a real step backwards?? If it was to another regional breakfast show, yes totally agree, a step sideways definitely…but maybe it’s a natural progression Hobart to weekend breakfast nationally then on to a Metro or Gold coast or Canberra…

Guess time will tell. Good luck to the lads (and Grace) as they have steadily built a profile down here…and consistently good ratings…

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Less hours = less content = less opportunity to shine and practice their craft. So that’s a downgrade regardless of audience.
It might be national, but it’s not a shift the pulls in sponsorship dollars and has historically been a dumping ground for unwanted staff who still have time left on their contract.
In this case it’s been used to increase their profile to prime them for a future promotion.

I’d say the new show in Hobart is locally driven by local management who found some extra budget rather than part of a network strategy - hence the lack of publicity for it.

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looking at triple mmm Shepparton’s website, sca hasn’t updated the breakfast show part of their website showing that josh has started his breakfast show yet triple mmm Shepparton’s facebook page has

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Also apparently Gippsland have a local announcer after 9:00am but also not listed on there website.

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Triple Regional seemed to have dropped “The Greatest” with Dave Ferrier and replaced with the Capitals Dave Gleeson show at night

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Can confirm where I am tonight (Bendigo) that Dave Gleeson is on the regionals.

A shame as the Dave Ferrier show was great, but then Dave Gleeson’s show is good too.

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