New boss appointed to Margaret River radio station | Augusta-Margaret River Courier


Radio Margaret River (RMR) announced the appointment of a new station manager as well as the opening of a second radio studio at the Margaret River Community Center.

We are very fortunate to have so many talented people in the area who want to get involved with the resort.

Pip Mattiske, Program Director

James Burke has a long corporate career and brings years of experience in media sales, advertising and business management to the local station.

Mr Burke said he looked forward to his new role.

“Over the past few years, I have been fortunate enough to work in amazing media organizations, but I really look forward to spending time at RMR and working closely with such a welcoming and creative group of people,” did he declare.

Radio Margaret River’s Cate and Pip chat with Mail reporter Nicky Lefebvre in the studio.

In over 30 years in the media industry, Mr. Burke has held management positions at companies such as Seven West Media in Perth and Sydney, 10 Network, Southern Cross Austereo and has also run his own award-winning advertising business. , ergo media.

After growing the station from humble beginnings to its current loyal audience of over 6,500 listeners per month, Pip Mattiske will step down as Station Manager and return as Program Manager after a short hiatus.

With a stable of presenters already on the decks and a growing team of behind-the-scenes producers, Ms Mattiske said she was excited for the future.

“We are so lucky to have so many talented people in the area who want to get involved with the resort,” she said. “There’s no doubt it’s going to be busy, but I’m very excited about the new shows we have on the horizon and extremely proud of the ones already on the air.”

The station’s first studio was busy with live performances, prompting the need to establish a second with the help of a grant from Lotterywest.

‘Studio 2’ will be dedicated to training future radio stars.

New training programs are being developed and people are encouraged to get involved. For more information on upcoming training, email [email protected]


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