Obituary: Rob Readings

Former Brisbane reporter and newsreader Rob Readings has died at the age of 79 after a long illness.

Over the course of his career, he worked in radio and at all three Brisbane commercial channels, but most notably as newsreader on Eyewitness News at TVQ0/10 in the 1980s and as newsreader for Nine‘s Gold Coast news bulletin from when it debuted in 1996 through to his retirement.


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He also anchored Network Ten‘s Olympic Games coverage in 1984. He was the presenter to “sign-off” TVQ0 just before it changed frequency to TVQ10 in September 1988, and a reporter for Nine’s Brisbane-based lifestyle program, Extra.


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Source: Nine News

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    • Steven on 22 March 2022 at 10:56 PM
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    His son Mark was a sport commentator/ reporter for 9 and 7 here in Perth

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