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WA TV History Twitter Posts

Posted by ken On June - 28 - 2009

watvhistory Johnny Young is re forming his band The Strangers for the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18. John once hosted TVW’s Club 7 Teen.10:40 AM Jun 30th from web Gary Carvolth has just agreed to MC the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18 at 2pm, reports Keith Bales of the […]

Follow both TVW Reunion and WA TV History on Twitter

Posted by ken On June - 26 - 2009

Now you can keep up to date with the latest TVW Reunion news and the WA TV History team’s efforts on Twitter and If you’re new to Twitter it’s a free conversation network that enables its users to send and read each others’ brief message updates, known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts […]

Valued stories from the rank and file

Posted by ken On June - 21 - 2009

Since starting the WA TV History web site, we have found one of richest sources of photos and information to be that held by former TVW staff members. Much unique material and memories that only they possess. It’s not just management, producers, directors and personalities who are in the know, as often the rank and […]

Radio 6PR interviews TVW-7 Veterans

Posted by ken On June - 21 - 2009

Radio station 6PR presents classic interviews with TVW Pioneers Highlights from The Sunday Cafe with Brendan Weselman Now for your listening pleasure at Or listen to them  HERE! Over the past few weeks 6PR’s Brendon Weselman has interviewed the following stars of local television… – Bill Gill & Janet Prance – Colm O’Doherty – Sandy […]

Nigel Felangue Correspondence & Photos

Posted by ken On June - 20 - 2009

Nigel Felangue TVW Still photographer 1959-1961 I joined TVW-7 before the studio was completed, the staff at the time occupied part of a floor at Newspaper House in St Georges Tce. We put together motor racing docos from various oil co’s, which were sent to the tranmitter at Bickley for Trade Transmissions. Film cameramen Tom […]

A photo of Sharyn is on the web page Vicki Halliday Shirley Halliday dancer Children’s Channel 7 was my life for many years, from dancing with Fat Cat and Humphrey, to being a dancer at many events such as Miss West Coast.

…A lot of staff have experienced the Station when its Studios were at their production peak, and like myself are using the reunion for what it is – a rare occasion to catch up with many old friends & workmates of years gone by, and to celebrate the first 50 years of TVW7’s broadcasting history – not just attend an open day with studio tours and a few drinks after.

A lot is happening behind the scenes in the lead up to TVW’s 50th Anniversary Show, which is being researched by Sadie Purser, and the TVW Reunion scheduled for Sunday October 16th, in the grounds of Channel Seven, which is being organised by a committee comprising Bret and Jocelyn Treasure, Keith Bales, Keith Mackenzie and Johnny Young, with TVW representatives Jill Glass and Sadie Purser.

… Keith Mackenzie – Senior Producer Director The choreographers and dancers also played an important role from opening night, to Children’s Channel Seven, Stars of the Future, Percy and Fat Cat, Invitation to the Dance, Nutcracker Suite, Miss West Coast, Miss Australia Beach Girl, the many TVW arena productions, In Perth Tonight, Club 7 Teen, Teen Beat, and many more…

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