Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 516 Issue Date: 25 Mar, 2019

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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
27 Mar, 19
Lew Hills
Geoff Watson
Graeme Bylund
Peter Svensson
Viki Fennell
Phil Martin
Robert Houwen
Scott Bennett
03 Apr, 19
Bruce Ralph
Glenn O'Brien
Jim Dillon
Ray Haynes
Michelle Mitchell
Steve Muir
Ian Taylor
Paul Pirrottina
10 Apr, 19
Bruce Ralph
Laurie Dines
Luke Bayley
Hugh Lavery
Tony Emmott
John Gooch
Grant Woodhams
Clark Scarff
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