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Being paid to have fun by Tom Creamer TVW 1965 – 1996

Posted by ken On November - 8 - 2009

Thirty One of the Past Fifty Years 1965 – 1996 ( Being paid to have fun ) By Tom Creamer I joined TVW7 in December 1965. I’d recently migrated from England and was looking for work. I phoned the station on the off chance they might have a vacancy and was lucky enough to be […]

Coralie Condon’s Post TVW Reunion Get Together

Posted by ken On November - 2 - 2009

It started off as small tea party for Coralie Condon and Pixi Burke (nee Hale) to reminisce about the theatre, the performing arts and everything in general. Pam Leuba, Coralie Condon, Audrey Long and Pixi Burke Once word got out, it soon turned into a great post TVW reunion get together. Two people who missed […]

TVW Reunion Photo courtesy of Kay Linton-Mann

Posted by ken On November - 1 - 2009

Just a belated note to thank the organisers for the wonderful reunion. You all worked so hard for such a long time apparently, and your efforts paid off handsomely. We all had such a great time, so nice to see friends from those happy days at TVW. Photo – myself, Carolyn Gould and Luise Borsje […]

TVW Reunion Photos courtesy of Jan and Marty Maher

Posted by ken On October - 31 - 2009

We had the best time at the reunion, so many wonderful smiles & warm hugs. Congratulations to everyone/committee involved, it was amazing. Wouldn’t have missed it for the world! Was impossible to say hello to everyone & missed so many! Shane Street & Sharon (nee Schoonraad) David Binks & Kym (nee Skipworth) Martin Trevor Studio […]

Jan Urquhart (nee Cooper) and Jan Boyd (nee Ladner) of the Channel Seven Dancers greet Coralie Condon (photo courtesy of Nigel Felangue) Patricia Naismith (nee Bolts) – News 1964-1970 Margie Nayler (nee Heweston) – Accounts/News/Film Department 1964-1967 Sally Carvolth (nee Trevorrow) – Accounts 1965-1966 Gwen Storey (nee Andrews) – Management 1964-1974 Jill Norton (nee Korbosky) […]

Ahh not again” When I arrived at Epsom Ave in Belmont, there was, as far as the eye could see, dozens and dozens of Swan taxis and police cars down the whole length of the ave….called back to Darcy…and he sent Don H. … We ended up in Gnagarra pine plantation to where Robinson had escaped, and spent the night with TVW 4 wheel drive with generator and lights on the roof searching for the villain…..continued through to the following afternoon and he was eventually captured in a bush block in Beechboro ?

TVW Corporate Function on Friday October 16, 2009

Posted by ken On October - 17 - 2009

Channel Seven extended an invitation to all staff, former management, clients, VIPs and the TVW Reunion Committee to commemorate the golden anniversary of television in Western Australia. The venue was Central Park in the heart of the city of Perth. Guests walked the red carpet to a lavish cocktail party with a colourful floorshow and […]

Please be watching TVW Channel 7 tonight at 8:30pm (Friday October 16th, 2009) for Seven’s 50th anniversary special titled “7 Perth The First 50 Years”. This fast moving, informative and entertaining special will bring back many fond memories of TVW in the early years. It will also be an education for the younger viewers who […]

The Senior News – October 2009

Posted by ken On October - 16 - 2009

Page 10 of the October 2009 issue of The Senior News features an article by Annie Lee about our web page team. This gives credit to the many former management and staff who have contributed photos and stories. Throughout the past 8 months, we have also been in constant contact with TVW Promotions Manager Jill […]

David Farr – TV Pioneer (Career Notes & Press Reports)

Posted by ken On October - 14 - 2009

In early 1958 came the big break David Farr had been hoping for. Radio 6PM conducted auditions for an announcer, for which he applied and won the position. He was appointed to the evening shift, which in the pre-television era was radio’s prime time slot. Other duties included a couple of hours per day writing […]


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