Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING APPOINTED FOR RADIO LIVE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING APPOINTED FOR RADIO LIVE

RadioWorks has appointed Mitch Harris to the key role of Director of Programming for the company’s soon to be launched news and information station - Radio Live.

Mr Harris (44) comes from a solid radio background, having spent more than 20 years in the industry.

Starting out as a journalist at 1XX in Whakatane, Mitch Harris has had a successful career as a radio Programme Director in Whangarei, Christchurch, Hamilton and Auckland. He then went on to management and consultancy roles within the industry, working throughout Australia and the UK.

For the past 18 months he has been Operations Manager for RadioWorks in the Waikato, as well as doing some talkback hosting on Radio Pacific.

“Mitch comes to this role with a wealth of knowledge about the industry, from his more than 20 years as a part of it,” said RadioWorks Chief Operating Officer Sussan Turner.

“Those who have worked with Mitch speak of his drive, focus and leadership, and I have no doubt those skills will help develop Radio Live into a talk radio station which all New Zealanders can feel proud of,” she said.

Mr Harris is very pleased to be taking up the new role.

“I believe we have the brightest line-up in electronic media in New Zealand on Radio Live. New Zealand may have the most competitive radio market in the world, but that competition has largely been at the music end of the spectrum. I look forward to creating strong competition on the talk front,” he said.

The station’s on-air line-up includes Martin Devlin, Michael Laws, Kerry Smith, Marcus Lush and Paul Henry.

Radio Live launches nationally in April.

Mr Harris’ appointment is effective immediately.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>


Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland