Managers at Southern Cross Austereo – the parent company of 2Day FM – have recruited 24-bodyguards for their protection and police are investigation death threats.

One of the threats arrived yesterday is alleged to specifically target DJ Michael Christian saying there are ‘bullets out there with your name on’ and further threats involving a shotgun.

According to, 10 senior staff have now got personal protection costing $75,000 a week and around 12 staff have been moved to hotels.