Vic Jones (TVW 1960-1966, 1983-1995, 2006 ‘till now) reflects on the early days of Audio. Vic Jones remembers back when things were a “bit different”. People say how great things were back in the 60’s…I say how great things are now. In those early days basically “good sound” was when you could make out what […]
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Some very positive things have come to the fore this year, with 2009 being the 50th anniversary of television in Western Australia. Trina Williams, Sandy Baker and Gary Carvolth with Jeff Newman in Kings Park It has given cause for many people to catch up with old friends and colleagues who shared their working life […]
Lyndell Jobson (nee Carter) worked for Bill McKenzie and Graham Plummer in the Program Department from 1970 to 1974. Lyndell kindly provided this story… Boy where do you start with this wonderful experience of working with TVW7. I started with Channel 7 in 1970 and worked in the Program Department for Bill McKenzie and Graham […]
My days at 7 were some of the happiest. 2009: Jeannette Smith (nee Ashley) Company Secretary – Kingsrose Mining Limited Having only recently arrived from Africa the year before joining TVW, it was all rather exciting as a 21 year old to be given an opportunity to work at a television station! Ernie Taylor interviewed […]
Children’s shows, Miss West Coast, Miss Australasian Beach Girl, The Christmas Pageant, Stars of the Future – (Annette Purvis was one of the stars and I have a 45rpm record which was recorded by 7 Records P/L – in original record sleeve). … Such fun to be at the beaches during summer hurtling along in a mini moke with Jeff Newman and Don Rowe and (sometimes) photographer Larry Toogood to select girls from the beach to take part in the Miss West Coast contests – Karen Pini was one of them. Miss Australasian Beach Girl – Karen Pini with Greg Byrne and two others TVW was a great training ground too.