SCA Changes Up Hosts And Shows On The Hit Network

SCA Changes Up Hosts And Shows On The Hit Network
SHARE
THIS



Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced that the Hit Network’s night time hosts Angus O’Loughlin and Emma Freedman will finish up on its Hit30 program this week to take up new opportunities within the radio group.

O’Loughlin will return to Adelaide to join hit107’s breakfast show with Cat & Amos, having hosted a national night time show on the Hit Network for the last four years.

“I’m beyond stoked to be returning to Adelaide,” O’Loughlin said. “Friends, AFL, Coopers Pale Ale, Hahndorf and hit107. I can’t wait to get behind the mic every morning for breakfast with Cat & Amos.

“Growing up I secretly listened to night radio in my bedroom and idolised the format. When I was given the chance to get behind that microphone in Sydney, I had to leave home – I couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

“One thousand celebrity interviews later and a thousand dinner dates missed, I’m very ready to swap nights for brekkie and One Direction for Rory Sloane.”

Meanwhile, Freedman will remain in Sydney to join The Grill Team on Triple M, and will focus on sport, events and entertainment.

Freedman’s voice is already familiar on Triple M, having recently been a roving reporter for The Grill Team during the Rio Olympics and has occasionally filled in for hosts Matty Johns, Mark Geyer and Gus Worland.

Commenting on her new role, Freedman said she is very excited to join The Grill Team on a permanent basis.

“Breakfast radio is a place I’ve always wanted to work, and this is an incredible opportunity with a great team who have been super welcoming,” she said.

“Sport and laughs – I’m pumped for it!”

SCA also announced that Hit30 will be replaced with a new national night-time, music-based show, Ash London Live, hosted by none other than the lady herself.

London returns to the Hit Network having not so long ago hosted nightly countdown show Shazam Top 20.

The Hit Network’s head of content Gemma Fordham, said Ash London Live will be a must-listen for music fans in Australia.

“It will be everywhere, curating and breaking the best music on earth,” she said. “The show will be relatable, conversational and entertaining.”

“Ash is simply brilliant and I couldn’t be more delighted that she’ll be enhancing the Hit Network line up.”

London said she is excited to bring a new kind of show to night-time radio.

“Passionate music chat, unleashing and curating the best tunes in the world, and having a stack of fun while we do it,” she said.

Please login with linkedin to comment

Hit Network Online Community Management Radio

Latest News

Optus Offers Victorians Free Access To Optus Sport
  • Media

Optus Offers Victorians Free Access To Optus Sport

Locked down Victorians who don’t currently have an Optus Sport subscription will have complimentary access to Optus Sport from this weekend to enjoy the UEFA Champions League tournament plus access to premium health and fitness content through the Optus Sport app. UEFA Champions League – the world’s premier continental football tournament – kicks off at […]

Torrens University Australia Launches ‘Career Crush’ Via VCCP Sydney & Lash
  • Campaigns

Torrens University Australia Launches ‘Career Crush’ Via VCCP Sydney & Lash

Torrens University Australia has launched ‘Career Crush’ via VCCP Sydney and Lash, to help match students with a career they’ll love. Career Crush is an online quiz that determines prospective students’ personal strengths, passions and aspirations to match them with the careers and courses they’re most compatible with. One of the toughest decisions young people […]

Pedestrian Partners With With NZ’s Mi9 To Expand Commercial Offering
  • Media

Pedestrian Partners With With NZ’s Mi9 To Expand Commercial Offering

Pedestrian Group has partnered with Nine subsidiary Mi9 New Zealand to offer NZ brands the opportunity to partner with the likes of Business Insider Australia, Pedestrian.tv and Gizmodo Australia. Next month, Mi9 New Zealand will be representing Pedestrian Group in the NZ market, offering clients the opportunity to work with leading youth publications including Lifehacker […]

VCNI To Launch SVOD Service Featuring ViacomCBS Content, Replaces 10 All Access
  • Media

VCNI To Launch SVOD Service Featuring ViacomCBS Content, Replaces 10 All Access

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS, is launching a premium streaming service internationally, appealing to audiences of all ages. The new SVOD service will start its international roll-out early in 2021, offering exclusive premieres of all new SHOWTIME series, including Halo and American Rust. CBS All Access originals will also premiere exclusively on the new service, such […]

Optus ‘Yes’ Brand Mark Taken Into New Territory By FutureDeluxe
  • Media

Optus ‘Yes’ Brand Mark Taken Into New Territory By FutureDeluxe

As part of a larger project to refine their brand with partner branding agency Re, Optus have engaged experimental creative studio FutureDeluxe to explore how the iconic ‘Yes’ brand mark behaves in a sophisticated 3D environment. FutureDeluxe have produced a series of 8x idents and a number of static key visuals which will be used […]

Emotive Partners With YouTube And The United Nations
  • Media

Emotive Partners With YouTube And The United Nations

Creative agency, Emotive, and Good Oil Films, is partnering with YouTube and the United Nations to raise awareness around the importance of quality education, which forms part of the UN’s Global Goals for sustainable development.