Mediaweek #1240: inside the new issue

Inside the issue: Osher Günsberg, Jacqui Feeney, Gemma Fordham, Stan, PerthNow, My Kitchen Rules, CNET,, Nat Geo

cover_tiny_1240Inside the February 1 issue of Mediaweek magazine #1240

First Look
Season 7 of Seven’s My Kitchen Rules begins Monday 1 February and the network held its launch party last week attended by leading Seven personalities

Person Of The Week
Osher Günsberg
, host of TEN’s reality show The Bachelor, is happy to be back from a decade overseas and sharing his time between TV and the breakfast show on Brisbane radio at hit105.3

Inside News Brands
Mediaweek speaks to PerthNow’s deputy editor Anthony De Ceglie about how the News Corp digital title is expanding with half a dozen midweek print titles to provide coverage of events in the lead-up to 2016’s long weekends

Inside Radio #1
Hit Network content director Gemma Fordham talks about her return to Southern Cross Austereo and her focus for 2016

Inside Radio #2
ARN’s Sydney and Brisbane news director Deborah Clay tells how news delivery is changing now that the news cycle is becoming so fast. Plus former radio executives Brad March and Dan Bradley’s agency for radio talents, Connected Management

Inside Magazines
Magazine editor Erin McWhirter talks about making the change from commercial titles to editing Medium Rare’s monthly custom magazine for Foxtel

Inside Television
Bringing back romance to the Tinder generation: reality show producer Rikkie Proost on Seven’s new dating show First Dates

Inside Subscription TV
The National Geographic channels are embracing large-scale Hollywood production values bringing big budgets and A List talent to their traditional documentaries

Inside SVOD
Finding success in the shadow of global competitor Netflix: Stan’s chief executive Mike Sneesby is celebrating one year of the local streaming service

Inside Digital Media
Three pages featuring technology website CNET,’s Australian news portal, and public service website The Mandarin

Photos from smoothfm’s Australia Day party in Sydney’s Parramatta Park, Fitzy and Wippa’s Most Aussie BBQ Ever, Nine’s Today show in Western Sydney, Seven’s Sunrise show from Sydney Harbour and the My Kitchen Rules launch function at Doltone House

Media People
Staff movement at ABC TV, WIN Corp, News Corp, Southern Cross Austereo, Network Ten, Exponential Interactive and the NRL

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