Tag: Nine News

TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

Comedian Hamish Blake was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 54th annual TV Week Logie Awards. He had polled ahead of Adam Hills, Asher Keddie, Carrie Bickmore, Esther Anderson and Karl Stefanovic — with the short-listed nominees subject to an SMS vote that closed just as the Logies …

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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 …

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Merry Christmas from some TV favourites

Television.AU wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas . This year’s Christmas flashback takes a trip down memory lane to some of the TV magazine covers that have marked this very special day… Sue Donovan from Adventure Island. TV Times, 1971 Mickie de Stoop, National Nine News (Melbourne). Observer TV, 1976 John Ewart, Rosemary Paul and …

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Obituary: Brian Henderson

Brian Henderson, for so many years the face of National Nine News in Sydney, has died at the age of 89. Having already beaten melanoma, prostate, bowel and throat cancer over the years, in 2020 he revealed that he had been diagnosed with kidney cancer and chose not to undergo major surgery and to let …

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Obituary: Mike Bailey

Mike Bailey, former ABC and Seven Network weather presenter, has died in hospital, surrounded by family, after a recent illness. He started as a cadet journalist at ABC in 1968 before leaving in 1972 for ATN7, Sydney, as news reporter and weather presenter. He returned to ABC as weather presenter in Sydney in 1985. He …

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Obituary: Russell Goodrick

Former television newsreader Russell Goodrick has died after a short illness. His sons Tom and Rodney issued a statement on Facebook, stating that Goodrick had fallen ill to severe form of pancreatitis in January. Despite a recovery from surgery, he was soon admitted back to hospital. Goodrick’s media career began at Sydney radio station 2GB …

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Obituary: Frank Warrick

Frank Warrick, veteran Brisbane television presenter, has died at the age of 76. He was surrounded by family when he died early Tuesday morning, following a five-year battle with dementia. His career started in radio in Toowoomba in 1963. He then became a familiar face with Brisbane viewers, from the time he started at BTQ7 …

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ABC’s Sixty-One, Here We Come!

Sixty years ago, as we were coming to an end to 1960, ABC was planning an ambitious variety special to welcome 1961. Sixty-One, Here We Come! was a 65-minute program produced at the studios of ABV2, Melbourne, and in a rare technical feat was relayed via microwave links for direct broadcast in Sydney. American-born actress …

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Nine Perth signs Monika Kos

Nine News has signed up former Seven and Ten presenter Monika Kos to front a new Perth-based bulletin, Nine News At 5. Kos said in a statement issued by Nine: “It’s a privilege to join the team at Nine and I’m humbled to have this opportunity to once again bring viewers the news that matters …

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Nine farewells Willoughby studios

This weekend marks the shift of Nine‘s Sydney operations to a new address in North Sydney — ending 64 years at Artarmon Road, Willoughby. The move comes five years after Nine sold the Willoughby site for $147.5 million, with Nine holding a lease while it prepared to move to the new address. The Willoughby studios …

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