Pilots of the Airwaves - Voices of a Generation Podcast
Pilot Number Twenty-Eight

Pilot Number Twenty-Eight

October 16, 2021

He kept us company at night, introducing us new music and the latest album tracks. He's dabbled in production, writing and stand up comedy........and his is also the first voice we heard on commercial FM radio in Australia. He is Peter Grace. Enjoy! 

Pilot Number Twenty-Seven

Pilot Number Twenty-Seven

September 18, 2021

Whether he was warming up a game show audience, using his dulcet on a voice over or spinning the discs at one of Melbourne's top radio stations, John Deeks always did it with passion, enthusiasm and a smile on his face! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty- Six!

Pilot Number Twenty- Six!

August 27, 2021

Trailblazer, innovator, trendsetter, ground-breaker, influencer, achiever ...... and very very good at her job.  Spend an hour chatting with Cherie Romaro and if you haven't had the pleasure of working with her, you certainly wish you had!  Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty-Five!

Pilot Number Twenty-Five!

August 14, 2021

He was a true pilot both on and off the airwaves, conquered the ratings in two capital cities and was one half of one of Australia’s most likeable radio duos. Mark Irvine is a ‘jack of all trades’ and master of many! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty-Four

Pilot Number Twenty-Four

August 6, 2021

He was a high school student by day and a disc jockey on Melbourne's hottest radio station by night....not your conventional pathway into the industry but one that has served Craig Huggins very well over 40 year! Our chat with Huggie was.....GOLD! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty-Three

Pilot Number Twenty-Three

July 4, 2021

A true pioneer of Australian radio from the 60's when television was the new kid on the block and radio had to be something special to survive. He was a 'Most Happy Fella', he is Jim Hilcke! Enjoy 

Pilot Number Twenty-Two

Pilot Number Twenty-Two

June 13, 2021

He moved around the country, taking his unique style of broadcasting to audiences in 4 states and 1 territory (sometimes as Con Vann) but it was at EON FM and Triple M in Melbourne where the Captain was most influential. He is of course Karl van Est!! Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty-One!

Pilot Number Twenty-One!

June 6, 2021

From Swan Hill to Launceston, to Adelaide and to Melbourne, then right across Australia with our own Top 40 .....or should I say Take 40 Countdown! One of Australia's great 'music minds' it was great to spend some time with Barry Bissell. Enjoy!

Pilot Number Twenty!

Pilot Number Twenty!

May 25, 2021

He moved from Panel Operator to Production at 3DB, Production to Mid Dawn Announcer on 3KZ and then on to legend status on Breakfast in Townsville. 30 years of early starts and still going strong! This Steve Price is no shock jock, just a bloody good bloke! Enjoy!  

Pilot Number Nineteen!

Pilot Number Nineteen!

May 11, 2021

He is a self confessed radio nomad, working across four states at numerous stations, both commercial and the ABC as well as being part of 'The biggest air-lift in Australia's history.' He is the poetry reading, story telling Ted Bull. Enjoy!

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