Media Movers: Initiative promotes Megan Davey, JCDecaux welcomes Jemma Enright, Marty Sheargold announces break, ARN

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Media Movers takes a look at the recent movements announced across the industry during the week of 16/10/23

Media Movers across the industry include:

• Initiative announces the promotion of Megan Davey to the newly created role of general manager, Initiative Melbourne. 

Reporting directly to managing director Sarah James, Davey’s remit will be working alongside James driving Melbourne’s growth agenda as the agency continues to expand its market footprint.

James said the general manager is a key appointment for the agency as it continues its expansion, and having a talented partner like Davey as part of the national leadership team will enable the agency to grow, foster innovation and uphold its ambition to deliver exceptional client results.

Read more: Initiative appoints Megan Davey as general manager of Melbourne

Jessica Maggio has joined Channel 10 Melbourne as a senior reporter

Alana Riley is now a Senior Journalist at ARN in Brisbane.

Jane Nield will be the new producer of ABC Victoria Statewide Drive.

Phillip Hazell has joined the Food & Beverage Industry News and Manufacturers Monthly as a journalist.

Zoe Marshall has joined 9Honey – Parenting as a columnist.

Jen Oldershaw has been appointed as the lead at ABC Listen.

Damien Haffenden is now a freelance producer at Sky News Australia.

Madeline Hayman-Reber has joined Common Grounds as the content editor.

Greg Barila will finish as News Corp Australia’s Audience Editor next week.

Kelly Baker has finished as the content and strategy director at News Corp Australia.

Helen Tzarimas has finished as a senior journalist and presenter at ABC Radio Sydney and ABC RN.

• JCDecaux has announced the appointment of Jemma Enright to the newly created position of general manager, Airports ANZ.

The new leadership position has been introduced to drive a consistent and innovative growth strategy across the out-of-home media company’s six-airport portfolio in Australia and New Zealand, with Enright responsible for delivering all aspects of product evolution and revenue generation.

Read more: JCDecaux welcomes Jemma Enright as its first general manager, Airports ANZ

• Triple M host Marty Sheargold has announced that he’s taking an extended break from his position, stating that he’s “exhausted mentally”.

Sheargold was absent from The Marty Sheargold Show last week, with anchor Troy Ellis filling in for him. On Friday Ellis told listeners that he was filling in for Sheargold as he was on “personal leave”.

Now, Sheargold has acknowledged his absence in a statement issued by Triple M.

Read more: Marty Sheargold announces extended break from Triple M Show

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