Bob's radio & television broadcasting profile
- Entered commercial radio in 1957 at 2AY Albury
- Transferred to 4WK in southern Queensland
- 2CA Canberra (Presenter)
- ABC Canberra (News reading)
- Radio Australia (programme contributor)
- Regional cameraman/reporter for ABC Television, Brisbane and Channel 10 Toowoomba.
- Then joined the Channel 10 staff as announcer/newsreader.
- Channel 7, Canberra as Publicity Manager and commercial voice-over.
- In 2000, did voice-overs for Channel 7's Olympic coverage.
In 1972 I joined the Federal Government's television unit in Canberra making films for world television. Awarded my ACS Accreditation for visual quality in 1987.
- Associated with RPH since before it began broadcasting
- And a member of the organisation's policy body (The Australian Council for Radio for the Print Handicapped) for many years
- Responsible for the construction of the Canberra station
- Heavily involved in reader and presenter training
- Programme Manager
- Vice President
- President for 11 years
Producer/presenter of a weekly magazine programme and the same for `special programmes'.
A little trivia perhaps…but…
That weekly half hour has been going for 1,459 episodes and has never missed a weekly broadcast in 28 years and 5 months.
Specials include: (Audio Descriptive & Effects.)
- 60 minute Cowra Breakout
- John & Elizabeth Macarthur's Farm
- Dam Busters anniversary
- Weary Dunlop (P.O.W. Burma Railway)
- Kingsford Smiths beach take-off for New Zealand
- 10 x 30 minute audio descriptive Queensland travel series
- The Bombing of Darwin
- ANZAC DAY specials (30 minutes)
- ANZAC DAY Live audio descriptive coverage of Canberra march (for 6 years.)
- 14 x 30 minute Researching Family History
- Yarraman Heritage Centre
- Profiles: of 11 Victoria Cross awardees
- Profiles: People (and animals) on our money
- Christmas Special (Each year)