Sam Cavanagh is one of Australia’s foremost experts in radio content and creative team management. He ws the Executive Producer of the Hamish & Andy Drive show, and National Executive Show Producer at Southern Cross Austereo. In 2017 he became Executive Producer for Kennedy & Molloy, a new national drive show on Triple M with Jane Kennedy and Mick Molloy.
At the Australian Commercial Radio Awards, Sam was awarded the Best Show Producer a-record 4 years in a row, 2007-2010. Sam has also received two ARIA awards for executive producing Hamish & Andy’s CDs, ‘Unessential Listening’ (2008), and ‘Celebrating 50 Glorious Years’ (2010). Sam has produced many world first media moments, including broadcasting live from Afghanistan with the Hamish & Andy Show. Follow Sam on Twitter at @samcav.
'There's a lot of hard work, but there's also a lot of good fortune, because when you get an opportunity and you're at uni, it's all a novelty... We were all young and fresh out of uni, none of it seemed like work we should be getting paid for anyway'.
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