17 December 2012 archive

Obituary: Tony Charlton

Tony Charlton, one of the pioneer sporting commentators on Australian TV, has died at the age of 83 after a battle with bowel cancer. The veteran broadcaster passed away this morning surrounded by his family. Born in Sydney and educated in Perth, Charlton began his broadcasting career in Melbourne in the 1950s calling VFL matches …

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Looking back to CBN8

Earlier this year regional television station CBN8, based in Orange and serving the Central Tablelands district in New South Wales, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Stephen Fleay (pictured), an on-air presenter and musician at the station back in the 1960s and now based in Indonesia, has compiled a collection of archival material from those early days …

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