Tag: Ten News

Nov 04 2008

Ten News knocked Out Of The Blue

There is a new weeknight soapie coming to Australian TV – something of a rarity these days apart from Neighbours (pictured) and Home And Away which have been plugging away since the 1980s – but, like those two soapie stalwarts in their earlier days, there are some quirks surrounding this new show. Out Of The …

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Jul 28 2008

Mike Munro leaves Nine

A week is a long time in television, and Mike Munro has just announced his retirement after 30 years in television – most of those with the Nine Network. Beginning as a copy boy with The Australian and The Daily Mirror newspapers in 1971, Munro joined Sydney’s TEN10 Eyewitness News in 1978 but later went …

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May 19 2008

The NEW kid’s turning 20

Perth’s third commercial TV station NEW10 is 20 years old. The launch of the channel on Friday 20 May 1988 marked the end of a twenty-three year wait for Perth to follow its interstate counterparts in gaining a third commercial TV station, and the culmination of a lengthy battle which saw incumbent stations TVW7 and …

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Apr 04 2008

Australian Story remembers Charmaine Dragun

ABC‘s award-winning series Australian Story will pay tribute to Network Ten newsreader Charmaine Dragun on an episode to air on Monday 28 April. Ms Dragun was a radio and television journalist in her home town of Perth before joining Ten News to read the Perth news bulletin from Ten’s Sydney newsroom. Suffering long-term depression, Ms …

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Mar 08 2008

YouTube: You gotta start somewhere..!

Paul Bongiorno is well known as Network Ten‘s chief political correspondent and Canberra bureau chief. But what is perhaps not so well known about Ten’s man in Canberra is that a much younger Bongiorno was heading down a different career path as a priest in country Victoria in the early ’70s. Realising the priesthood was …

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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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Nov 02 2007

Charmaine Dragun

Network Ten newsreader Charmaine Dragun has been found dead today in Sydney. Ms Dragun’s body was reportedly found in Sydney’s The Gap around 4.00pm this afternoon. Originally from Western Australia, Ms Dragun was a radio and television journalist in Perth before moving to the east to co-present Ten’s Perth news bulletin, which is based in …

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Mar 01 2007

Whatever happened to …. ?

While watching the TV in the waiting room at the GP’s today, i was confronted by what is known as Good Health Television.. basically a “channel” of segments discussing various health topics. While this concept is nothing new, it has apparently been playing in doctors waiting rooms for 15 years, I was surprised to see …

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