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Chris Mills retires from GWN7

Chris Mills, presenter for Western Australian regional network GWN7, has retired after a career spanning 34 years. Beginning as a radio announcer he made his first appearance on the Bunbury-based Golden West Network (GWN) in 1982. He held a number of on-air roles at the station including news and weather presenting and special events like …

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The year that was… and the year ahead

And so brings to an end another year as the calendar clicks over from 2013 to 2014. It was a year that marked some historical milestones: 25 years since Australia Live, the launch of Imparja Television, The Comedy Company and World Expo 88 and Graham Kennedy‘s return to the Nine Network. It was 40 years …

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Sydney switches off analogue

Today marks the end of analogue television transmissions in Sydney and the Central Coast region of New South Wales. The switch-off, scheduled for 9.00am, will affect local analogue transmissions of ABC1, Seven (ATN), Nine (TCN), Ten (TEN) and SBS One as well as Central Coast transmissions of Prime7 (NEN) and NBN. Southern Cross Ten (NRN) does …

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The future of TV is looking Healthy?

Seven West Media (the Seven Network) has announced it is entering the world of Hybrid broadband TV (HbbTV) with a new channel being produced in partnership with Brand New Media. The new channel, Healthy ME TV, promises to cover a range of health and lifestyle topics, including exercise and fitness programs, health news, medical insights, nutrition advice and healthy …

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Seven and Prime renew their partnership

The Seven Network and regional broadcaster Prime Media Group have renewed their affiliation agreement which will see Prime’s television outlets remain affiliated to Seven until 2019. The renewal comes after the Nine and Ten networks had re-signed deals with their affiliate partners, WIN and Southern Cross respectively. Prime, which operates Prime7 in New South Wales, …

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ACMA investigates regional TV content

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undertaking an investigation into the provision of local programming by regional networks. The investigation, as directed last month by the former Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy, will examine the effectiveness of local content conditions placed on regional broadcasters. Since 2003 the Broadcasting Services …

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Flashback to Canberra’s other leadership battle

This week marks a new era for production of WIN News‘ Canberra bulletin as it shifts from the Canberra studios after almost 25 years. Reporters and camera crews will still be on the ground in Canberra covering stories but the bulletin will now be compiled from Wollongong and presented by Kerryn Johnston (pictured). The situation …

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WIN moves Canberra news to Wollongong

Regional network WIN has announced that it will be relocating production of its Canberra WIN News bulletin to the company’s headquarters in Wollongong from next Monday, 1 July. The change has been triggered by the departure of local presenters Danielle Post (to Nine News in Sydney), Greg Thomson (to Sky News) and Gemma Coombe (to …

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Regional WA switches off analogue

Today marks the switch off of analogue television signals across Western Australia outside of the Perth metropolitan area. The switch off affects local transmissions of ABC1, GWN7, WIN and SBS1.  Ten West has been operating digital-only since its launch in 2010. Analogue signals were switched off in Perth in April. According to the latest Digital …

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Melissa Doyle leaving Sunrise

Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle surprised viewers this morning with the announcement that she is stepping down from the program. She will be taking on a new role at Seven as part of a yet-to-be-announced prime time news venture. In a statement issued today, Doyle is enthusiastic about the next phase in her career: “I’ve cherished …

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