Tag Archive: Mal Walden

Jun 03 2011

Mal Walden: 50 years of broadcasting

Melbourne’s The Age Green Guide has presented a special feature on Network Ten newsreader Mal Walden just prior to his 50th anniversary in broadcasting, which is reached on Monday. Born in the UK, Walden came to Australia with his family in the 1950s.  His first taste of the media came in 1961 when he won …

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Sep 17 2010

Mal Walden back at 6.30

After twenty three years, newsreader Mal Walden (pictured) is heading back to the 6.30 timeslot as the presenter of Ten News’ new Melbourne-based news bulletin to launch next year. Walden, with over 40 years in Melbourne television, is a firm favourite with Melbourne viewers – never more evident than back in 1987 when a tearful …

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Jan 25 2009

1979: January 27-February 2

Stardom and the single manTV Times talked to a cross-section of showbusiness bachelors about the pros and cons of single life while in the public eye. For Don Lane, currently in a relationship, there was a time when he would question if a girl was interested in Don Lane, the person, or Don Lane on …

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Oct 13 2008

1978: October 14-20

Cover: Farrah Fawcett-Majors Debbie’s agony isn’t over yet Former Young Talent Time star Debbie Byrne might have had drug possession charges against her and her husband dismissed by a Melbourne magistrate, but the 21-year-old quickly realised that she was being tried all over again – by the public. “I feel as though I have to …

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Jun 28 2008

YouTube: Seven hit by Sydney cold-front!

Every city is parochial to some extent, but for some reason, Melburnians are just that little more precious about their city – especially if there are seen to be influences from Sydney. This attitude to all things local was never more evident than the year 1987 – when the media shake-up not only saw all …

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Jan 19 2008

More of Mal Walden’s YouTube moments!

Network Ten‘s Melbourne newsreader Mal Walden is becoming something of a YouTube regular with some recent well ad-libbed spots on Ten News: Plus a vintage clip from the vaults of Channel Seven from the early ’80s: YouTube videos: Moe, Autopenguin, Upweyguy

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Dec 13 2007

The Year That Was… #3: Telling it how it really is…

For over thirty years, Mal Walden has been a journalist and news presenter on Melbourne television – so he is perhaps justified to speak his mind when something just isn’t right: … referring to an earlier story in the news bulletin about former air hostess Lisa Robertson doing a sexy photo shoot for mens magazine …

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