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Jeff Newman’s last week presenting the weather on Seven

Posted by ken On August - 11 - 2009

Jeff Newman looks back on 50 years of weather memories, with flashbacks of TVW’s first weather man Vin Walsh, Trina ‘The Wink’ Brown, Sam Kronja, Judy Thompson and Ann Sanders. Jeff Newman looks back on 50 years of weather memories Four decades on Seven. Jeff Newman takes the weather on the road to say goodbye […]

Kings Park Mini-Reunion

Posted by ken On August - 8 - 2009

On Friday August 7th, 2009, Kevin Campbell and Darcy Farrell organised a morning tea in Kings Park for former TVW Engineering, News and Operations staff, to welcome back Frank Benedetto to our shores, after an absence of nearly four decades. The popular American is here with his friend Johnny for a short visit, prior to […]

Television veteran Johnny Young will entertain television pioneers at TVW Channel 7’s 50th Anniversary Reunion on Sunday October 18th, 2009. John who was one of the station’s first teenage stars, now hosts Radio 6IX’s Big Breakfast. He will reform and perform with his original Johnny Young and the Strangers band, consisting of John Young, John […]

Jeff Newman points out that eligible people can register for the TVW Channel 7 50th Anniversary Reunion at the following web site If you have worked for TVW Channel 7 in the last fifty years, then you are eligible to attend the TVW Reunion. If you have not yet registered, then please click on […]

TVW Roll Call update!

Posted by ken On July - 19 - 2009

While every effort is made to preserve the correctness of the TVW Roll Call, some errors or omissions may slip through. Please inform us via our Contact page of any anomalies. . List of all identified present and former TVW staff. List of present or former TVW staff who have registered for the TVW reunion. […]

Meet the Committees

Posted by ken On July - 18 - 2009

With the 50th anniversary of television in WA fast approaching. Not only are former staff of TVW Channel 7 busy organizing a reunion for Sunday 18th of October, 2009, but another committee of industry pioneers and memorabilia collectors is planning a museum exhibit to commemorate the occasion. This exhibit will cover the last 50 years […]

Letters from former TVW staff – Hilary Everard

Posted by ken On July - 7 - 2009

Between 1970 and 1973 Hilary Everard was the Secretray to David Farr Station Manager, 6IX, Acting Secretary to Brian Treasure and Assistant Secretary to Jim Cruthers. Hilary Everard in TVW uniform Hilary said that she has many fond memories of the station and working for TVW and 6IX executives shaped her for future employment. Here […]

Nigel Felangue Collection

Posted by ken On July - 6 - 2009

Nigel Felangue was a still photographer with TVW from 1959 to 1961. It is most fortunate that Nigel collected much paraphernalia in those early days, otherwise the slides, photos and artwork presented on this page, and the image gallery that follows, would not exist. Much old material found its way into the rubbish bins, some […]

WA TV History Twitter Posts

Posted by ken On June - 28 - 2009

watvhistory Johnny Young is re forming his band The Strangers for the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18. John once hosted TVW’s Club 7 Teen.10:40 AM Jun 30th from web Gary Carvolth has just agreed to MC the TVW 50th Reunion ! on Sunday October 18 at 2pm, reports Keith Bales of the […]

Valued stories from the rank and file

Posted by ken On June - 21 - 2009

Since starting the WA TV History web site, we have found one of richest sources of photos and information to be that held by former TVW staff members. Much unique material and memories that only they possess. It’s not just management, producers, directors and personalities who are in the know, as often the rank and […]

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