Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 480 Issue Date: 16 Jul, 2018

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Glenn Barndon

Glenn Barndon: A Life in Radio

Guest Speaker Glenn Barndon – A life in radio.

Joined ABC in 1998 as Saturday Sports’ presenter in Geraldton

Has been GNFL football commentator, President of Chapman Valley Football Club and President of GNFL.

Went to St Pat’s High School in Geraldton

Worked on the family farm from 1979 to 1999.

While he was on the farm started calling local footy in 1983.

He has also written for Geraldton Guardian, Sunday Times, Sunday Independent and The Countryman

Became a full time presenter in the ABC in 2005.

Describes himself as a conservative who has strong connections to his local community.

ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt goes from Kalbarri to Meekatharra and Southern Cross to Northam.

It has three transmitters 6GN Geraldton; 6DL Dalwallinu and 6NM Northam

Believes ABC in Geraldton is well resourced with ten people.

There is a lot of information provided online.

Sixty local stations across Australia with 400 employees.

He believes he is lucky to have had opportunities.

Questions from Raj Mavath and Laurie Dines.

Vote of thanks by Stuart Watson.

Author: Ian Taylor

Published: 14 April, 2018

 


Meeting Rosters
Date
Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
Fines Master
Student
18 Jul, 18
Bruce Ralph
Graeme Bylund
Steve Muir
Tony Emmott
Luke Bayley
Grant Woodhams
Viki Fennell
Lew Hills
25 Jul, 18
Paul Pirrottina
Clark Scarff
Geoff Watson
Peter Svensson
Raj Mavath
Scott Bennett
Ian Taylor
Steve Muir
01 Aug, 18
Laurie Dines
Douglas Bruce
Tim Duggan
Ray Haynes
Phil Martin
Ian Taylor
Peter Sukiennik
Dan Crisp
08 Aug, 18
Grant Woodhams
Zane D'Mello
Jim Dillon
Kim Stokes
Kevin Watson
John Gooch
Stu Watson
Geoff Wood
15 Aug, 18
Peter Sukiennik
Luke Bayley
Tony Emmott
Glenn O'Brien
Viki Fennell
Graeme Bylund
Robert Houwen
Laurie Dines
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