Tag: Woman’s World

Dec 13 2016

Obituary: Anne Deveson

Anne Deveson, journalist, broadcaster and writer, has died at the age of 86 from Alzheimer’s disease. Deveson, born in Malaya, started her career at the Kensington News in London. This was followed by hosting a BBC radio program and scripting a TV documentary on Albania. After migrating to Australia with husband, ABC broadcaster Ellis Blain, she scored …

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Mar 25 2016

WIN South Australia turns 50

The launch of SES8 — South Australia’s first regional commercial station and now part of the WIN network — took place 50 years ago today, 25 March 1966. But the station’s debut was meant to happen much earlier. The channel had originally planned to launch in November 1965 but an accident during construction of the transmission tower on …

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Jan 08 2016

Obituary: Lionel Williams

Lionel Williams, one of South Australia’s first TV presenters, has died in Adelaide at the age of 87. From a career starting in radio in the early 1950s, Williams was one of the first presenters at Adelaide’s first television station, NWS9, when it launched in 1959. He hosted NWS9’s popular variety show Adelaide Tonight for eight years and …

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Jan 05 2013

Obituary: Binny Lum

Former Melbourne radio and TV personality Binny Lum has died peacefully after a short illness at the age of 97. Lum was born in Adelaide to a Chinese father, a well-respected doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, and Australian mother. Her career in broadcasting was predominantly in radio, working at Melbourne radio stations 3XY, 3AW, 3DB, …

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