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Southern Cross confirms Ten deal

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced that it has confirmed a two-year deal with Network Ten for program supply to its outlets in Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria and Southern NSW/ACT. The deal will see SCA’s outlets in those markets switch from a Nine Network feed to Ten, including channels 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach and …

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Ten and WIN confirm Northern NSW deal

The Ten Network and WIN Television have extended their affiliation agreement for the regional Northern NSW market for the next five years. The deal will see WIN continue to provide programming from channels 10, 10 Bold and 10 Peach to the Northern NSW region, which includes the Gold Coast. Jarrod Villani, Chief Operating and Commercial …

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WIN to axe local news and jobs

Regional network WIN has announced plans to axe local news services across regional Queensland and Victoria in favour of statewide “regional” news bulletins. At the same time, WIN is expected to maintain region-specific bulletins in Canberra and Wollongong and combine the remaining Southern NSW regions (Orange, Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Griffith) to a single bulletin. The …

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WIN returns to Nine affiliation

The Nine Network and regional operator WIN are to become affiliate partners again in a new deal announced earlier today. From 1 July 2021, WIN will again become a Nine Network affiliate. This reverses the changeover in 2016 which saw WIN aligned to Network Ten and Southern Cross Austereo connect with Nine for program supply …

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Seven Tasmania newsreader’s late farewell

Seven Tasmania newsreader Rachel Williams was meant to sign off from her final Nightly News bulletin on Sunday night — until a power failure saw the Launceston-based studio taken out of action halfway through the bulletin. Tasmanian viewers were left to view a blank screen and some ads before Seven switched unannounced to a relay …

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Nine News Regional returns with job cuts

Earlier this year, Nine News suspended production of its regional news bulletins due to the coronavirus pandemic. The regional bulletins, broadcast through Southern Cross Austereo‘s Nine Network affiliated stations in Southern NSW/ACT, Regional Queensland and Regional Victoria, were replaced by a relay of the 6.00pm Nine News from their capital city. Nine, which produces the …

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Obituary: Rob Gaylard

Rob Gaylard, former TV and radio presenter and prominent racing identity, has died suddenly at the age of 70. He had been a sports presenter at BTV6 in Ballarat in the 1980s, later moving to National Nine News in Melbourne. YouTube: rubicon nz He also worked as a newsreader at Bendigo-based Southern Cross Eyewitness News …

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Seven Tasmania names new anchor

Southern Cross Austereo has announced Kim Millar as the new weeknight news anchor for Nightly News Seven Tasmania. Millar replaces Jo Palmer who resigned from Seven Tasmania last month. Weather presenter Peter Murphy has been temporary newsreader while a replacement for Palmer was being appointed. Millar’s career began at Southern Cross Network (now Seven Tasmania) …

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Nine launches new channel 9Rush

The Nine Network has announced that it will launch a new channel, 9Rush, at 7.00pm on Sunday 5 April. The new channel, with a focus on reality and adventure programming from Discovery Inc, will broadcast on channel 96. 9Rush will launch with the premiere of the new series of Top Gear UK. Other programs to …

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Jo Palmer resigns from Seven Tasmania

Seven Tasmania newsreader Jo Palmer has announced that she is stepping down as newsreader for Nightly News Seven Tasmania.  The 1993 Miss Australia started in television as host of The Good Life In Tasmania for what was then Southern Cross Network. In September 1996, she moved to Southern Cross Network News as a reporter in …

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