Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced the appointment of Dan Jackson to the newly created role of head of audio operations.
Jackson joined SCA in 2009 as a trainee engineer under the radio network’s Engineering Training Scheme. He was promoted to technology engineer and then technology manager for SCA’s Sydney operations in 2015, and then to national radio engineer in 2016.
In his new role, Jackson will lead SCA’s national team of broadcast engineers, software and project engineers who are working across the network’s radio and audio delivery platforms.
He will work closely with SCA’s head of broadcast operations, head of technology and chief operating officer, as well as other key stakeholders as the network transforms the delivery of its audio products.
John Kelly, chief operating officer at SCA, said: “I’m delighted that after a comprehensive search of the industry, we have been able to provide this senior opportunity to one of our own talented staff. I congratulate and welcome Dan to his new position.”
Jackson’s appointment is effective immediately.