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SBS' Michael Coonan joins Free TV

By AdNews | 31 January 2024
Michael Coonan.
Michael Coonan has joined Free TV Australia in the newly created role of director of public policy.


Prior to joining Free TV, he served as the head of regulatory and government affairs at SBS. He has also held notable career roles at Foxtel and the ACMA, where he shaped regulatory frameworks and advocated for industry interests.

Free TV CEO Bridget Fair says Coonan's extensive experience and strategic approach to policy and regulatory affairs will be invaluable as the organisation continues to navigate the evolving media landscape and advocate for the interests of its members and audiences.

“Michael joins us at a critical time for the future of television in Australia and the ability of all Australians to share in the moments that bring us together as a nation," she says.

"I can’t think of anyone better than Michael to help deliver these important outcomes for the Australian public and to further the interests of Free TV broadcasters in 2024 and beyond.”

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