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Steve Christiansen moves on from TV3

Steve Christiansen moves on from TV3

Long time TV3 Australian correspondent Steve Christiansen has left the network. Christiansen is now reporting for SBS. Amanda Gillies is now based in Sydney reporting for 3 News.

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MediaWorks buys George FM

MediaWorks buys George FM

MediaWorks Radio has acquired the Auckland based radio station George FM, and also leased the Auckland frequency 96.8FM which the station broadcasts on. The agreement is between MediaWorks Radio and the urban Maori authorities; the Manukau Urban Maori Authority (MUMA) and the Waipareira Trust. Announcing the arrangement, MUMA Chief Executive Officer Willie Jackson said: “There...

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Dan News YouTube account deleted….again.

Dan News YouTube account deleted….again.

The Dan News YouTube account has been deleted. I’m not sure who complained as just like last time YouTube have not contacted me. So, unfortunately, any links to videos of mine won’t work.

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Foodcourt turns dance studio for viral advertisement

Foodcourt turns dance studio for viral advertisement

Network Ten has staged an impromptu dance performance in a food court to promote the launch of So You Think You Can Dance Australia. Maria Michael, Ten’s executive producer for digital video, told Mumbrella: “We worked with the marketing deparrtment to come up with it. They had a bit of a rehearsal, then went for...

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Te Karere celebrates 25 years on air

Te Karere celebrates 25 years on air

TVNZ is celebrating a quarter of a century of Maori broadcasting on Monday with a new-look Te Karere. TK began as a 2 minute news update in Maori Language week. From Monday it becomes a full service half hour news bulletin that includes weather for the first time. Derek Fox founded Te Karere and many...