Steve Ahern

Publisher, Radioinfo

Steve Ahern is the founder of the radioinfo trade publications in Australia, Asia and Africa.

He also recently joined the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union to start the ABU Media Academy. 

An internationally recognised broadcast and journalism trainer, digital media industry expert and broadcast management consultant, he is also the author of the text book Making Radio.

In 1999 he received an Order of Australia Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours for his contribution to training and media. 

Steve previously held positions as CEO of the International Media & Broadcasting Academy, Director of the Radio faculty at the Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS), and a senior executive at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). 

In his 40 year media career, Steve has helped found a number of media tech start up companies and has steered the boards of media and communications companies around the world to commercial success.