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Broadcast veteran Leckie exits Seven

David Leckie is leaving Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network and will take a full-time role elsewhere. According to local news outlets, negotiations with Seven have ended with Leckie not renewing a multi-year agreement when his contract expires. Therefore, he leaves the broadcaster after 13 years on July 29. Seven has been the top rated Australian […]

Seven raising up to A$612m

Seven West Media, which owns Australia’s Seven Network, has laid out a plan to raise up to A$612 million (US$488.9 million) through a new rights issue. Depending on shareholder take-up, the A$1.25 per share issue could raise between A$150 million and A$612 million, a filing to the Australian Stock Exchange revealed. SWM also wants to […]

Leckie resigns from Seven board

Australian TV programming veteran David Leckie has resigned from Seven West Media, the parent of Network Seven. Leckie has also stepped down from the board of Seven Group Holdings, the Stokes family’s group that owns a 35% majority shareholding in SWM. However, he has signed a new multi-year consultancy agreement, having already been filling a […]