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Max Bostock MBE

Posted by ken On April - 20 - 2009

  Max Bostock – (TVW 1960-1981) Max became a professional musician at the age of 15 in 1942. He played Piano and Vibes in many nightclubs, and in the late 1940’s created the big stage band that became well known on radio and stage shows in the major ballrooms in Melbourne and Sydney.  In the […]

Bob Finkle Story

Posted by ken On April - 16 - 2009

Bob Finkle: TVW 1967 – 1979     Bob Finkle started in the WA Television Industry at STW 9 on April 5 1965 at the early age of (not quite) 16 years. Originally employed as a trainee technician, mainly in audio, he chose every opportunity to play with a studio camera until management couldn’t help but […]

Coralie Condon

Posted by ken On March - 13 - 2009

THE FIRST LADY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION Jean Hunsley, Coralie Condon, Penny Hoes and Carolyn Noble Coralie Condon was interested in theatre from an early age. Even while she was a ledger machinist with the Public Works Dept, she was producing shows at the Playhouse Theatre, Perth in her spare time. She went to Sydney […]

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 […]


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