702 ABC/Sydney Names Linda Mottram As 'Mornings' Host
December 6, 2011 at 4:52 AM (PT)
LINDA MOTTRAM has been named the new 8:30-11a "MORNINGS" host at 702 ABC/SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, starting JANUARY 23rd. MOTTRAM, who has been most recently working behind the scenes at the ABC in editorial training, is a former host of the station's "AM" news show and has also served as a foreign correspondent and CANBERRA correspondent for the network. She replaces DEBORAH CAMERON.
In addition, DOMINIC KNIGHT, a member of THE CHASER satirical comedy group and former SYDNEY MORNING HERALD blogger, has been named host of "EVENINGS" on ABC's local stations in NEW SOUTH WALES and the ACT, replacing ROBBIE BUCK, who moves to ABC RADIO NATIONAL for a music show. KNIGHT starts his new post on JANUARY 16th.