At least five vie for ABC television job

abc tv logoThere are at least five contenders for the chance to run the ABC’s TV operation, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

The vacancy has been created by the departure of Kim Dalton after seven years in the role.

According to the SMH article, contenders include:

The vacuum left by Dalton’s vacancy has already raised eyebrows, with the sudden targeting of ABC TV publicist Lesna Thomas for redundancy seen by some as an opportunist move.

Others said to have ruled themselves out of the rule include former Ten programming boss David Mott, who was ousted from the network last year, and the head of ABC International Lynley Marshall.


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