Managing director’s recently promoted chief of staff, Sam Liston, tipped to be among the big winners
The ABC managing director, Michelle Guthrie, is about to announce a major change to the structure of the ABC, probably as early as next month. Guthrie’s recently promoted chief of staff, Sam Liston, the former director of ABC People who joined the ABC in 2013, is said to be the big winner in the new structure with many members of the existing executive demoted or made redundant. Chief operating officer David Pendleton was the latest executive to quit on Friday.
The biggest losers in the power stakes may be ABC content heads – radio, TV and news – who are set to have less autonomy in the new-look ABC. What that means for the public is yet to be determined.Continue reading...
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