Justin Milne

Michelle Guthrie takes $800k payout from ABC

Michelle Guthrie, the recently dismissed managing director of Australian broadcaster ABC, has received a payout of more than A$800,000 (US$580,640) and will sue for more. An ABC spokesperson said that the termination payment was made as a result of Guthrie’s contractual entitlement, according to ABC News. Guthrie will sue for more as she builds a […]

Turmoil at ABC Australia to be focus of investigative special

Ousted ABC Australia MD Melissa Guthrie and former chairman Justin Milne are to give their accounts of the inner turmoil at the broadcaster in an hour-long special. The two execs, who were at the centre of a major shake-up at ABC, will be the focus of Bitter End, which is to air as part of ABC investigative […]

ABC Australia MD fired halfway through term

ABC Australia managing director Melissa Guthrie (pictured) has been fired halfway into her five-year term with the public broadcaster. ABC chairman Justin Milne, who made the announcement, has said that directors of the board agreed it was not in the best interests of the broadcaster for Guthrie to remain in her role. No specific reasoning […]