Group Programme Director, Nova Entertainment
Paul Jackson has been Group Programme Director for NOVA Entertainment since November 2010.
During his time with the network, Jackson launched smoothfm in May 2012, one of the fastest growing media brands in the radio landscape, and has seen the Nova Network secure the number one spot with more listeners than any Australian metro radio network.
Jackson joined NOVA Entertainment (formerly dmg Radio Australia) from the UK’s largest radio group Global Radio, where he held the position of Group Programme Director for 95.8 Capital FM, The Hit Music Network and the XF Network from 2008 to 2010.
During his tenure at Global Radio, Jackson oversaw the success of 95.8 Capital FM and the growth of the Johnny and Lisa Breakfast Show, taking it to the No.1 FM position in London.
Prior to joining Capital, Jackson was Group Programme Director, and for a time, Chief Executive of national pop and rock station Virgin Rock for six and a half years. During his time with Virgin Radio, Jackson was responsible for steering one of the UK’s iconic radio brands with passion and vision both on air and online.