Stuart Menzies

Ex-Rival chief exits Aussie prodco December

Former Rival Media co-chief Howard Myers has left his post as head of non-scripted and development at Australian indie December Media (Hidden Universe). Myers (pictured) told TBI he had chosen to go freelance after his one-year contract at December had come to and end, and was now working on some “hands-on production” jobs and looking […]

ABC poaches Nine development chief

Australian public broadcaster ABC has poached commercial rival Nine Network’s director of development and digital. Adrian Swift is joining ABC as head of content and creative development after three years at Nine. Former ABC2 boss Stuart Menzies currently fills the position at ABC following a management rejig in December. His future was not immediately clear […]

ABC Australia rejigs management, ditches controller roles

Australian public broadcaster the ABC has reorganised its senior management structure and is dispensing with the role of individual channel controllers. From 2014 the new structure will mean that a ‘head of programming’ position will replace the individual channel controller positions. Two channel managers will assist the new programming chief. Brendan Dahill, currently head of […]