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Keith Mackenzie

Posted by ken On March - 11 - 2009

TVW7 and BBC TV AWARD WINNING Producer & Director Keith Mackenzie Directing the 40 Camera Formula One British Grand Prix at Silverstone in a BBC TV OB Unit Keith joined TVW7 in December 1966 and became a Director in early 1967. Before coming to Perth he was with ATV Network in London where he worked […]

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Gordon McColl

Posted by ken On March - 11 - 2009

Gordon McColl – TVW Cameraman and Director 1959 – 1975 Gordon McColl was very active taking photographs of shows, personalities and crew members during the early days of our television history. He was well placed, being one of the two studio cameramen on the opening night of TVW on October 16th, 1959 (the other cameraman […]

Brian Williams

Posted by ken On March - 11 - 2009

BRIAN WILLIAMS TVW PRODUCER DIRECTOR 1959 – 1967 and 1978 – 1979 Brian Williams came to Australia in 1951 and joined the ABC in Melbourne. He trained in television at Melbourne Technical College and the ABC TV Training School in Sydney. Brian rose rapidly from studio supervisor to producer and director and as the youngest […]

Kevin Campbell AM

Posted by admin On March - 10 - 2009

FORMER TVW CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR TVW was a case where talented individuals could rise through the ranks to fill the highest roles. Most executives at some point or other gained experience close to the work face. None more so that Kevin Campbell, who started as a technician and later became the Chairman and Managing […]

Sir James Cruthers

Posted by admin On March - 10 - 2009

TVW’s FIRST GENERAL MANAGER Sir James Cruthers, born in Cottesloe, began a long career in the media and entertainment fields as a journalist at the Perth Daily News, after his war service in the RAAF. In 1958 he became General Manager of Perth’s first television station TVW Channel 7 and later Chairman. He retired as […]

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