Tag: Seven News

TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen tonight, 28 November. While the awards will not be taking place — for a second year in a row — we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been this year’s Logies weekend. We wrap up the weekend with …

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Seven Gold Coast farewells Rod Young

Queensland newsreader Rod Young on Thursday night presented his last news bulletin for the Gold Coast edition of Seven News. His retirement ends a career spanning 45 years. He started in radio and made the move to television in 1987 (pictured) as chief newsreader for ABC News in Brisbane. He left ABC in October 2002, …

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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: 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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Seven farewells Melissa Doyle

After 25 years at the Seven Network, presenter and reporter Melissa Doyle announced her departure from the network on Friday. “I have some personal news to share…after twenty-five years I am leaving the Seven Network. For half of my life I have called Channel Seven home and in that time I’ve had the privilege to …

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Seven Tasmania newsreader’s late farewell

Seven Tasmania newsreader Rachel Williams was meant to sign off from her final Nightly News bulletin on Sunday night — until a power failure saw the Launceston-based studio taken out of action halfway through the bulletin. Tasmanian viewers were left to view a blank screen and some ads before Seven switched unannounced to a relay …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen today, Sunday 28 June. While the awards will not be taking place this year, we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been Logies weekend. We wrap up the weekend with the Logies of 2010 — 10 years …

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Kay McGrath signs off last bulletin

Brisbane newsreader Kay McGrath has signed off from her last Seven News bulletin on Sunday night, ending more than 30 years at the Seven newsdesk in Brisbane. Originally from New Zealand, McGrath travelled the world before settling in Queensland in the late 1970s, scoring a job at the Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper followed by a …

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