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Nine adds STW Perth to network

Nine Entertainment Co, owner of the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin, has confirmed its purchase of Perth’s STW Nine from regional broadcaster WIN. The sale, effective 30 September, now gives Nine ownership of its network channels in all five major capital cities for the first time. Nine CEO David Gyngell announced …

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Southern Cross renews Ten ties

Regional broadcaster Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has renewed its affiliation agreement with the Ten Network. The broadcaster, which operates Southern Cross Ten in regional markets in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the ACT, will now pay Ten up to 35 per cent of advertising revenue for access to Ten’s program schedule over …

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ACMA investigates regional TV content

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undertaking an investigation into the provision of local programming by regional networks. The investigation, as directed last month by the former Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy, will examine the effectiveness of local content conditions placed on regional broadcasters. Since 2003 the Broadcasting Services …

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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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WIN moves Canberra news to Wollongong

Regional network WIN has announced that it will be relocating production of its Canberra WIN News bulletin to the company’s headquarters in Wollongong from next Monday, 1 July. The change has been triggered by the departure of local presenters Danielle Post (to Nine News in Sydney), Greg Thomson (to Sky News) and Gemma Coombe (to …

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Regional WA switches off analogue

Today marks the switch off of analogue television signals across Western Australia outside of the Perth metropolitan area. The switch off affects local transmissions of ABC1, GWN7, WIN and SBS1.  Ten West has been operating digital-only since its launch in 2010. Analogue signals were switched off in Perth in April. According to the latest Digital …

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Melissa Doyle leaving Sunrise

Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle surprised viewers this morning with the announcement that she is stepping down from the program. She will be taking on a new role at Seven as part of a yet-to-be-announced prime time news venture. In a statement issued today, Doyle is enthusiastic about the next phase in her career: “I’ve cherished …

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