Triple R Midday News – 24/09/18 & 25/09/18

Originally produced and presented for broadcast on Triple R, 102.7fm in Melbourne.

I wrote and produced the James Ricketson & MCG stories on September 24, and the Australia Day & Scrabble stories on September 25. I presented weather on September 24 and sport on both days.

Monday September 24

  • Freed filmmaker James Ricketson has said he can’t wait to return to Cambodia, following 15 months’ incarceration on espionage charges.
  • A new report has found HIV prevention tools are unavailable to those without Medicare coverage.
  • And Hawthorn’s Tom Mitchell is the favourite to take out tonight’s coveted Brownlow Medal.

Written and produced by: Anthony Furci, Gracyn Willoughby, Julia Sansone, Stephen Smit and Elizabeth Pillidge.

Presenters: Gracyn Willoughby, Anthony Furci and Elizabeth Pillidge.


Tuesday September 25

  • PM Scott Morrison says a new public holiday for Indigenous recognition should co-exist with Australia Day.
  • A national drug law reform campaign will be launched at The National Press Club in Canberra.
  • Hawthorn’s Tom Mitchell has capped off a stellar season by taking out the 2018 Brownlow Medal with 28 votes.

Written and produced by: Gracyn Willoughby, Anthony Furci, Francesca Reid and Tessa Randello

Presenters: Anthony Furci, Francesca Reid and Tessa Randello


Cover photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash.

About anthonyfurci

Journalist and producer based in Melbourne.

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