Channel Nine’s director of news and current affairs, Mark Calvert, resigns

17 February, 2012 by IF

Press release from Channel Nine

Mark Calvert, Director of News and Current Affairs at the Nine Network has resigned his post after four years with the company.


"This is the best job in television, but it's 24/7 and it has been for four years. It's time to take a breath, and re-acquaint myself with my family.

Any success I've had at Nine is all down to the best news and current affairs team in Australia. The future is in good hands with them." said Calvert today.

Managing Director of the Nine Network Australia Jeffrey Browne said: “I want to thank Mark for his contribution to the Nine Network, in particular the great success we have had with our News and Current Affairs results. Mark’s contribution to the success of the Today Show has also been important and I wish him and his family well in the future.”

CEO of Nine Entertainment Company David Gyngell said: “Mark has worked with us to rebuild our news and current affairs over the past four years. His achievements and efforts are much appreciated by all at the Network and we wish him well in his future endeavours.”