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Vic Jones reflects on the early days of Audio

Posted by ken On October - 1 - 2009

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 […]

Reunions – Keeping The Momentum Going

Posted by ken On September - 16 - 2009

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) (TVW 1970-1974)

Posted by ken On September - 13 - 2009

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 […]

Jeannette Smith (nee Ashley) (TVW 1971-1973)

Posted by ken On September - 13 - 2009

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 […]

Lindsay Smith – TVW Audio Operator 1961-1968

Posted by ken On September - 8 - 2009

Lindsay Smith was a audio operator who worked for TVW from January 1961 to January 1968. Lindsay Smith in TVW’s Audio Contol Room for Studio 2 on New Years Eve 1963-1964 Lindsay and wife Lyn on New Years Eve 1963-1964 Lindsay and Lyn at the 1964 TVW Ball In December 1964, Lindsay took a break […]

Kay Linton-Mann (nee Sunners) remembers…

Posted by ken On August - 23 - 2009

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. 02.jpg Miss Australasian Beach Girl – Karen Pini with Greg Byrne and two others TVW was a great training ground too.

Studio Crews and Staff

Posted by ken On March - 19 - 2009

Studio crews, Engineering and Operational staff at TVW between 1976 and 1999.

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