Bert Newton tribute

Southern FM’s Colin Tyrus has been a lifelong fan of Bert Newton. In this special tribute, Colin speaks with some of Bert’s former colleagues including GTV 9 legends Pete Smith and Philip Brady. You’ll also hear from Bert’s Good Morning Australia music director John Foreman and the pioneering TV comedy writer Mike McColl-Jones. Pictured: Graham Kennedy (left) and Bert Newton

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From one newsman to another… Here’s Mal

Legendary TV newsman Mal Walden was guest speaker at the launch of Bayside Seniors Festival 2018. This excerpt from his speech was played on 88.3 Southern FM’s “A Newsman and his Music” after the 10 AM news on Monday 8 October 2018.
The program presenter is another retired newsman who’s known by the catchphrase “Tyrus is the name… news is the game”. Colin added the archival material to Mal’s original address to the launch function.

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