ABC Classic and ABC Jazz Content Manager Toby Chadd will leave the ABC at the end of April to take up a new role as Director of Artistic Planning with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Chadd has worked with the ABC’s classical and jazz teams for the past eight years, including four years as Label Manager of ABC Classics and Jazz.

Toby Chadd Toby Chadd. Photo courtesy of the ABC

“Every day I’ve been reminded about how important music is in all our lives, as we hear from audiences about the solace, inspiration and stimulation that our networks bring them and see record numbers tuning in,” Chadd said. “ABC Classic and ABC Jazz occupy a unique position in the Australian landscape, enjoying collaborations with a whole host of astonishing musicians – broadcasting their live performances to a national and international audience and building new projects that develop our culture and nurture future voices and audiences.”

“In an increasingly fragmented media world, the unique power of radio to reach into our lives, combined with the cultural remit of a public broadcaster, has...