I Think They Call It Mixed Emotions

The last week in November was the 10th anniversary since being told I had cancer. It was also the same week I was told I was no longer required to read the weekend news at Channel 7. The end of a 34 year career at SAS. Joyous, that I had been free of cancer for …

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Walking Through A Living Graveyard

Ever been to a work or school reunion?  It can prove to be a daunting experience. I’ve been to three, all work related at 5DN, 3AW and TNT 9 Launceston.   Walking into a room filled with people you haven’t seen for up to 30 years brings the memories flooding back, good and bad in …

Golden Daze of TV – 3 The PENsive presenter

TV homework -  one of the great mysteries of television is what goes on behind the news reading desk. A question I'm asked without fail when giving a talk on the media is "What do you wear under the desk? Is it true you're wearing shorts?"  Why this is a perpetual question I don't know. …

There’s Still A Place For Newspapers – It’s Just Becoming Harder To Find

The day the Internet got into full swing was the day the countdown for the end of the newspaper began. Printed media is still with us – finding new ways to stay relevant, but it seems only a matter of time before we just switch on the iPad or laptop to review the days' news …