News is always at our heart, and Ticker is a business with a heart.
AHRON YOUNG – TICKER FOUNDER
Constantly evolving media brand
As people lose faith in legacy brands, Ticker is a new generation
We care about the world around us
From the Asian Tsunami in 2004, to the London Bombings.
Ahron began his career in newspapers before moving into radio news and then eventually TV.
Having spent 13 years as the Melbourne Bureau Chief for Sky News, Ahron was also a founding anchor of RT in Moscow in 2005 and journalist for the Sky News Business Channel in 2008.
But as content shifts online, Ahron noticed a space for a great streaming news service – and thus Ticker was born.
Ahron Young sets up Ticker as a business.
Ticker News first broadcast, with a 20 minute bulletin hosted by Ahron Young in Melbourne CBD.
New programs fill out the day, with a focus on business lifestyle shows like She's The Boss, 30 Life Crisis and Online Offline.
Ticker flicks the switch to create a 24 hour streaming network
Ticker becomes one of the first news networks to report on the emerging virus in Wuhan.
Jed Bertalli joins Ticker as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Partnerships.
Ticker moves to a new 450sqm facility in Richmond, in Melbourne's inner east. Just as Melbourne goes into lockdown.
Ticker launches new programs across the day, and commenced broadcasting live 15 hours a day.
Ticker rebrands as Ticker News to cement our position as a world news network.
Ticker creates a new Originals division, creating programs on specific topics.
Ticker creates first international operation, in Singapore.
As the operation expands, a new HQ is necessary. Growing up and moving into the former Holden building in Port Melbourne.
Ticker launches a brand new studio 1, designed by legendary TV designer Mal Nichols.
With the focus on world news, Ticker establishes bureaus in London and New York.
Reuters and Ticker commence a world news partnership.
Ticker begins broadcasting to 79,000,000 people in India on Zee5