Radio network Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced the appointment of Tim Davenport as general manager for southern Queensland and Ken Wood as GM for northern Queensland.
In the southern Queensland region, Davenport (pictured above) will be responsible for SCA’s Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, and Maryborough operations.
In northern Queensland, Wood will be responsible for Cairns, Mackay, Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Gladstone, Toowoomba, Emerald, Mt Isa, and the Northern Territory.
Davenport and Wood will report to Rick Lenarcic, head of regional media at SCA, and will start in their new roles immediately.
“With 27 radio stations and TV stations broadcasting the channel Nine signal across the breadth of regional Queensland, SCA continues to focus its revenue opportunities by ensuring our clients can reach their target audiences via our media assets,” Lenarcic said.
“SCA needs on-the-ground, dedicated management of our diverse and geographically spread Queensland markets, and I welcome Tim and Ken in these new roles.”
Commenting on his appointment, Davenport said: “Southern Queensland remains one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia.
“I’m excited to be working with great people, focused on delivering great entertainment and results for our clients, agencies and partners across our suite of market-leading brands to bind those communities together.”
Wood said: “I’m looking forward to the challenge and opportunity of working in a larger region. I started my leadership career with SCA in Rockhampton and am excited to be back working with our team, our clients and the community in central Queensland.”