Seven News receive award for Lindt Cafe siege coverage

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Seven News has been recognised with the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Television News Reporting for its coverage of the Lindt Café siege. Sydney’s Director of News Chris Willis accepted the award on behalf of the Seven News team at a gala ceremony in Sydney, dedicating the award to the memories of siege victims Katrina Dawson…

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Chris Bath to leave Seven, Mel Doyle to replace her

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After two decades with the network, newsreader Chris Bath is set to leave the network at the end of July. According to News Limited, the veteran journalist will step aside from her duties as presenter of Sunday Night and Seven News. “This has been a very big decision,” Bath said. “I’m very grateful for the past wonderful 20 years…

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Adam Boland departs Wake Up

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Channel Ten’s director of morning television Adam Bolan has quit Wake Up and indeed the Ten network, less than 3 months into the shows run. He will be replaced by former Today executive producer Steve Wood. Boland has cited ongoing mental illness has the main trigger for his exit, and we wish him well on his long…

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Wake Up Christmas Beach Party

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In an ambitious move, breakfast show Wake Up will tomorrow be holding its first ever Christmas Beach Party live on the sand of Queenscliff Beach. From 6:30pm the Manly area will come alive with rides including a ferris wheel, jumping castle, petting zoo and a pirate zoo, plus special performances from The X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. And of…

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Ten in need of a breakfast Wake Up

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It’s only been on air for 3 days, but it seems Wake Up is already struggling – slumping to just 39,000 viewers nationally yesterday. On its debut on Monday the program reached 52,000 viewers – only a slight improvement on Ten’s last effort Breakfast (which debuted in February 2012 with 51,000). Keen to get its…

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Studio 10 release new promo

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Studio 10 is gaining momentum, and the release of this new promo suggests the team is serious about changing the stigma associated with morning television. Channel 10’s new morning show featuring Ita Buttrose, Joe Hildebrand, Sarah Harris and Jessica Rowe will be going head to head with Kylie and Larry from The Morning Show and…

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Wake Up with Channel Ten

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Details of Ten’s new breakfast show were announced recently. Hosting Wake Up will be James Mathison, Natarsha Belling, Natasha Exelby along with news presenter Nuala Hafner. The network is looking to relaunch its mornings, with the team producing a new unnamed morning show hosted by Joe Hildebrand, Ita Buttrose and 3 other yet to be…

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Melissa Doyle to leave Sunrise

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Channel Seven today announced that Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle will depart the program to front a new, prime time Network News initiative. â??Iâ??ve cherished every moment and every experience on Sunrise,â? said Mel. â??Itâ??s with that experience and support from the team that I am able to take this next step. Iâ??m honoured that the…

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