Nine News tribute to Peter Hitchener

Peter Hitchener‘s last weeknight Nine News bulletin — ending a 25-year run — featured tributes for Nine’s quiet achiever, who this year also celebrated 50 years with the network.

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Among the tributes presented in Thursday’s bulletin were messages from Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan, Patti Newton, Peter Smith, former A Current Affair host Tracy Grimshaw, 3AW presenters Ross Stevenson and Denis Walter and AFL coach Ross Lyon, plus farewell messages from news desk colleagues Tony Jones and Livinia Nixon.

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Two weeks ago it was announced that from next year, Hitchener moves to reading the weekend bulletins for Nine News, Melbourne. Current weekend newsreader Alicia Loxley and 60 Minutes reporter Tom Steinfort take up the weeknight newsreading duties.

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