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Jan Maravillas (nee Galliott) – 6IX

Posted by ken On October - 3 - 2009

Jan Galliott started with radio station 6IX in 1970, when it was still located in Mounts Bay Road.

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Jan Galliott, David Dallimore, Maureen Burgwyn, Ian Haselby and Kerry Peterson
Photo taken in the TVW Traffic Department in the early 70’s

Following the constructions of the new radio studios at Tuart Hill, Jan moved out to Seven in 1971, where she worked in the 6IX Schedules and Traffic section, being responsible for logging and cassetting.

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TVW/6IX Traffic department Mid ‘70’s
Back row: Gary Abbott, Dorothy Robins, Rod, Shane Roderiga, Jamie Martinovich, Bob Page
Front Row: Athol Smith, ? , Don Rock, Judy Duggan, Lyn, Jenny, Jan Galliott, Kerry

Like all staff working at the TVW site, Jan became involved in the combined station activities such as the Netball Team and the Christmas Pageant.


Sophia Stefanoff, Lynette Thorpe (deceased), Velia Cometti, unknown, Darienne, Luise Borsje, Maureen Burgwyn, Jan Galliott and Jackie

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Jan Galliott on a bike dressed as clown for the 1973 Christmas Pageant

Jan left in 1975 for the big trip to London and returned to work in 1976.

At the 1977 Telethon, Richard Ashton introduced Jan to her future husband, a sailor off the USS Midway. They married in 1979.

Jan returned to 6IX in 1981, after living in the United States. Then leaving at the end of 1981 to have their first child.

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