July 2013 archive

WIN outsourcing regional jobs, likely to sell Nine Perth

WIN Television has reportedly made staff redundancies in regional Victoria and South Australia as production facilities are being outsourced. Ballarat newspaper The Courier reports that news director Steve Marshall has been made redundant after 11 years at the network. Other staff in regional Victoria and South Australia have been let go as news and commercial …

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Nine Network welcomes Nine Adelaide

Nine Entertainment Co (NEC), owners of the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin, has now welcomed NWS Nine Adelaide to the company. Last month it was announced that NWS would be sold from Bruce Gordon‘s WIN to Nine Entertainment Co.  The station was sold for around $120 million. It is the first time …

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WIN axes Perth-based 4.30pm news

WIN Television has announced the cancellation of the Perth-based 4.30pm Nine News bulletin, effective earlier today. The one-hour bulletin, broadcast through Nine Perth (owned by WIN) and WIN in regional Western Australia, was launched last year in response to the axing of WIN’s dedicated regional news bulletin.  At the time of the 4.30pm bulletin’s launch …

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Flashback to Canberra’s other leadership battle

This week marks a new era for production of WIN News‘ Canberra bulletin as it shifts from the Canberra studios after almost 25 years. Reporters and camera crews will still be on the ground in Canberra covering stories but the bulletin will now be compiled from Wollongong and presented by Kerryn Johnston (pictured). The situation …

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Mal Walden stepping down from Ten News

The Herald Sun reports that Ten News presenter Mal Walden (pictured) will be retiring from his role at Melbourne’s Ten News At Five desk at the end of this year. The announcement marks an end to on again, off again speculation about his long term future in the role.  The 68-year-old has long been speculated to be …

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