Management

Simon Nedelko

Simon Nedelko holds dual roles as the Sunshine Coast Sales Director as well as being the State Sales Manager for Grant Broadcasters QLD/NT.

With 25 years experience across radio, TV and outdoor, Simon offers unique media insight within both regional and metro business landscapes, but it’s his infectious passion for the stations he represents that sets him apart.

While only living on the Coast for the past 5 years, he’s catching on quick to our unique lifestyle and most weekends you’ll find him climbing Mount Coolum or walking Noosa National Park.

Cassy Small

Cassy Small represents the Grant Broadcasters QLD/NT network as State Promotions & Marketing Manager and is grateful to call the Coast her home base.

Having worked in the Sunshine Coast Promotions Department since 2004, Cassy is responsible for the creation and execution of some of the Coast’s most loved events including Ladies Oaks Day and Fire in the Sky, along with the inception of the Zinc brand.

Kristy Collis

A media expert with more than 20 years’ experience, there’s no one businesses can trust more with their marketing budget than Kristy Collis.

With experience across newspapers, national magazines and television, Kristy has now found her home in radio, loving its immediacy and ability to evolve and pivot; something critical in today’s climate.

Always taking the time to fully understand the client’s needs, Kristy is an expert in creating successful outcomes that fit within the outlined timeframe and budget.

Sales

 

Peter (Yoda) Stevens

No one understands the local media landscape better than Pete 'Yoda' Stevens.

In 2003, Pete was lured from Cairns to form the senior management team responsible for the creation of Hot 91, and is the only remaining original staff member. 

In almost 20 years, Pete has represented hundreds of local businesses and is responsible for managing $20M of radio revenue. This unparalleled experience gives him unique insight into the needs of his clients, making him more than a radio sales person, but a trusted marketing advisor.

Julie Ryan

With a list of contacts longer than David Low Way, Julie Ryan has the experience, local knowledge and connections required to get meaningful results for her clients.

A more positive, passionate, empathetic and educated Media Sales Representative you will not find, and with almost 30 years marketing and media experience Jules has a deep understanding of what’s required to help her clients grow.

Lincoln Dye

Lincoln Dye is a long time Sunshine Coast local who embodies everything that’s great about doing business on the Coast.

Starting his media career in radio 30 years ago in Perth, Linc settled on the Coast 15 years ago and established himself successfully in television sales. However, the pace and energy of radio lured him back, and TV’s loss is our gain!

With a holistic, team focussed approach, Linc offers his clients not only a radio campaign but a multi layered media strategy and business advice.

Michelle Attard

Offering a genuine and caring approach unique to media sales, Michelle Attard is the Media Sales Executive you want to have in your corner.

Don’t let her sweet exterior fool you though, Michelle is a gun when it comes to getting results, putting more than 20 years of media experience into practice for her clients.

As a mum herself, Michelle embodies the Hot 91 brand and puts this insight into play when planning campaigns for her clients.

Brani Grabnar

A Gympie local with more than 20 years media experience, Brani Grabnar is the perfect combination of local attention to detail and metro experience.

Known for his honest and straight forward approach, Brani won’t beat around the bush in advising his clients on exactly what they need to grow their business, without the marketing jargon.

Brani takes time to get to understand the businesses he represents and appreciates that marketing strategies need to be flexible, resulting in better results sooner for his clients.

Sales Support

 

Lauren O'Keefe

Lauren has lived on the Sunshine Coast for 20 years and loves the relaxed, coastal lifestyle.

Starting as receptionist in 2019 before transitioning to Media Sales Co-Ordinator, Lauren’s attention to detail and love for problem solving makes her a valued member of the sales team, helping manage the client advertising booking process from start to finish.

Madison Agius

A born and bred Sunny Coast local, Madison is the hard working Media Sales Co-Ordinator at Hot 91 and Zinc 96.

Madi represents the core of the Hot 91 and Zinc 96 brands with her bubbly and outgoing personality, and is dubbed 'Magic Madi' in the office as she's the go-to girl for all staff and client advertising and administrative needs.

Promotions

 

Mikaela Bella

Mikaela is our creative Promotions & Marketing Manager and covers all things exciting for Hot 91 and Zinc 96.

Mikaela loves creating special moments for our listeners, and knows how impactful partnering with great radio promotions can be for your business.

Her attention to detail, passion and pride in our brands help our team deliver only the very best campaign results.

Alina Hickey

Alina is our Zinc 96 Promotions Coordinator which means she brings all of our live events together, from the initial planning stage right through to setting up the event on location.

You might even hear her on Zinc 96 from time to time, taking the Zinc Zoolander to the streets and creating great relationships with our listeners.

Alina also enjoys the digital side of radio station promotions, creating impactful designs for our social media pages.

Kate Morrison

Kate is our Hot 91 Promotions Coordinator, connecting listeners to Hot 91 and local businesses.

As our live events guru, Kate plays a big part in the organisation and setup of Hot 91 major events like Fire In The Sky. You might even hear her on air, taking the Hot Squad to the streets.

She’s approachable, an excellent communicator and always ready to bring fun and a positive attitude to your event! 

Zinc 96.1
17 Carnaby Street, Maroochydore QLD, 4558
Phone: (07) 5475 1911
Studio: 1300 89 19 29
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