/ 30 April 2024

Big-name comings and goings

Image source: Channel 7
Image source: Channel 7

Let’s start with Seven news boss Craig McPherson, whose head is the latest to roll over a series of scandals at the network… News broke yesterday that McPherson had succumbed to weeks of pressure to step down after the network’s costly misidentification of the Bondi attacker and a controversial Spotlight interview with Bruce Lehrmann. And while we’re on the topic of new jobs, there’ve been a couple of big appointments in the sporting world… Former Aussie paceman Jason Gillespie has been named Pakistan’s next Test coach. And Netball legend Liz Ellis has joined the board of Netball Australia. That’s despite having been an outspoken critic of the body over its handling of a series of off-court dramas including the Super Netball League, which she says carries “deep scars”…

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