Lucy Battersby

Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.

Ten's chief executive Paul Anderson has to find a new $250 million loan by December to keep the network afloat.

Network Ten's financial worries steal the show

Network Ten could be broken up and sold off for the benefit of its bank and three billionaire shareholders by the end of the year if a transformation project fails to improve its fortunes.