Damien Hansen is a former journalist and producer with more than 23 years experience in the Australian media. He has worked for the country’s biggest television networks and has built a formidable skill set across a range of multi-media channels. Damien has a passion for exceptional content and developing new and innovative ways to engage audiences. He began his media career as a cadet reporter at the age of 17 and worked across regional newspapers, radio and television as well as national news and current affairs programs for both the Nine and Seven television networks. Before co-founding CDR Media Group Damien spent twelve years as a senior reporter, supervising producer, promo producer and news editor. His experience and passion provides valuable operational expertise to CDR Media Group as it develops innovative telecommunications products that drive revenue and reach.
Chris Reid brings more than three decades of media sales and business development expertise as co-founder of CDR Media Group. He has worked intimately with the world’s largest media companies, launched brands for radio networks across the country and has built acclaim as one of the most successful media sales people in his field. Chris cut his teeth as a US Government bonds broker in London, New York and Tokyo as well as in international publishing houses before returning to Australia where he led new business sales at KROQ FM, MMM FM, AM Talk Radio News Network and Nova Entertainment. Most recently he held a senior national role at News Corporation where his clients included national and international brands. Advertisers trust him to deliver outstanding outcomes and his contact book is testament to the success he enjoyed. Developing new business and fostering long term relationships is what he excels at and has driven the success of his own advertising consultancy, which is in its 26th year of operation.