Mandy Chang

ABC Oz restructures TV & radio divisions

Australian pubcaster the ABC has restructured, with David Anderson (pictured) taking control of a new entertainment and specialist unit that covers both TV and radio. Anderson, who replaced Richard Finlayson as director of television in a previous rejig earlier this year, will lead one of three verticals that all handle all content from the public […]

ABC Commercial boss exits

Australian pubcaster the ABC is saying goodbye to the director of its commercial wing. The network today announced Robert Patterson was leaving after more than two decades, having initially joined the ABC Classics music label. He was appointed director of ABC Commercial in 2012, but now becomes the latest high profile exit since ABC managing […]

ABC commissioner joins BBC

Mandy Chang is leaving Australia’s ABC for another pubcaster, the UK’s BBC. Chang was head of arts and acting head of non-scripted TV at the ABC, but is exiting to become commissioning editor of BBC documentary strand Storyville. Nick Fraser previous held the role for 17 years, but left the BBC in September last year […]

Major restructure at Australia’s ABC

The ABC is implementing a wide-ranging restructure that will see all programming responsibility come under the control of a new role, head of audience and digital. Rebecca Heap, formerly head of strategy and digital products, will take the role at the Australian public broadcaster. ABC said the reorganisation was a reaction to ‘dramatic audience behaviour […]

ABC appoints new arts content chief

Australian pubcaster the ABC has appointed Mandy Chang to the role of head of arts. Chang joined the ABC in 2012 after a period producing documentaries for UK broadcasters, including Channel 4’s Rose d’Or-winning feature-length effort The Mona Lisa Curse. She most recently worked on the launch of the ABC’s iView Arts channel, and has […]