Jacintha Saldanha: Austereo CEO Rhys Holleran tries to make things worse
Austereo CEO Rhys Holleran has admitted the station attempted to contact the hospital after recording a prank phone call involving a nurse who later took her life.
In an interview with Melbourne radio station 3AW this morning, Mr Holleran said his team had tried to liaise with London’s King Edward VII Hospital before airing the controversial call.
“We rang them up to discuss what we had recorded. Absolutely (before it went to air). We attempted to contact them on five occasions… because we wanted to speak to them about it,” he said.
“It is absolutely true to say that we did attempt to contact those people.”
They attempted to contact a hospital that is so hard to reach that two narcissistic DJs can phone in and be put through to Kate Middleton’s rooms? The hospital that has a PR firm? Had only Rhys made the prank call he would have never gotten through…