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Peter Hitchener moving to weekends in Nine News reshuffle

Changes at Nine News in Melbourne announced Saturday will see longtime newsreader Peter Hitchener moving to weekend news in January. Taking on the role of weeknight news anchors will be Alicia Loxley, who has been weekend newsreader for the last 12 years, and 60 Minutes reporter Tom Steinfort. From a career starting in Brisbane, Hitchener joined TCN9 …

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Happy 70th Birthday, Peter Hitchener!

Nine News has celebrated Melbourne newsreader Peter Hitchener‘s 70th birthday with a pre-weekend bash — culminating in the GTV Nine newsroom being permanently named “The Peter Hitchener Newsroom”. The plaque that marks the unique honour is engraved with the tribute — “the nicest man in television”. Hitchener started his career in Queensland in the 1960s before …

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3AW honours Peter Hitchener

Nine News Melbourne newsreader Peter Hitchener (pictured) was a special guest on Denis Walter‘s 3AW program yesterday (Tuesday) in celebration of his 40 years at the Nine Network. Offering their congratulations to Hitchener on his career achievement were Nine colleagues Tony Jones, Livinia Nixon, Pete Smith and news director Hugh Nailon. Raised in the remote Queensland town of Texas, …

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TelevisionAU Update 17-Jun-10

https://www.televisionau.com NEW FLASHBACK #55:  For over thirty years Peter Hitchener has been a trusted face of news at GTV9, Melbourne.  Starting his career in Brisbane in the 1960s, Hitchener then moved to Sydney’s TCN9.  But then when he went further south to Melbourne in 1974, Hitchener was hosting a game show, Gambit, based on the …

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