Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 489 Issue Date: 17 Sep, 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
19 Sep, 18
Laurie Dines
John Gooch
Lew Hills
Peter Sukiennik
Hugh Lavery
Robert Houwen
Graeme Bylund
Peter Svensson
26 Sep, 18
Viki Fennell
Steve Muir
Clark Scarff
Stu Watson
Kim Stokes
Peter Sukiennik
Grant Woodhams
Tim Duggan
03 Oct, 18
Geoff Watson
Ian Taylor
Zane D'Mello
Bruce Ralph
Paul Pirrottina
Ray Haynes
Phil Martin
Scott Bennett
10 Oct, 18
Glenn O'Brien
Kevin Watson
Michelle Mitchell
Jim Dillon
Laurie Dines
Geoff Wood
Luke Bayley
Ian Taylor
17 Oct, 18
Laurie Dines
Tony Emmott
Lew Hills
Peter Sukiennik
Hugh Lavery
Robert Houwen
Graeme Bylund
Bruce Ralph
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