Massive metalhead, devout Pink Floyd fan, and a sucker for every genre of music from Russian opera to electric grooves. Sam has been a Geelong local all her life and is passionate about the region’s success and future. Being a local small business owner as well as a long history of working with not-for-profit organisations […]
Josh Barnes presents The Bendigo Community Bank Sports Fix show on 94.7 The Pulse
Sean Simpson presents The Bendigo Community Bank Sports Fix show on 94.7 The Pulse.
Q. Who’s your dream interview? A. Gary Abblett Snr – I know him personally and would love for him to come in and have a chat, and feel comfortable chatting about his life Q. Who are your four ideal dinner party guests (alive or no) Leigh Matthews Neil Diamond Evon Cawley Jacinta Ardern Q. How […]
PETER FOGARTY About: Peter is a confirmed music lover with interests in jazz, folk and classical music. He is a qualified arranger and sings in jazz and folk contexts. Peter knows many local musicians and is always keen to put their music to air. He has a deep knowledge of history, especially of cinema history […]
ROSS WILLIAMSON Earliest jazz memories: Enjoying radio jazz shows on the ABC presented by Arch McKirdy, Kym Bonython and Eric Child. Attending a concert in the Melbourne Town Hall featuring the Jacques Loussier Trio doing jazz interpretations of Bach. Favourite jazz performers: Pianist Keith Jarrett and the Modern Jazz Quartet.
JOHN THOMPSON Earliest jazz memories: Hearing Hoagy Carmichael records on the radio when I was 5. Seeing Papa Celestin’s band in the film Cinerama Holiday and hearing Chris. Barber’s ‘Whistling Rufus’ on the B.B.C. that same year, 1955. Favourite jazz performers:Trombonist and singer Jack Teagarden and Furry Lewis the country bluesman.
“I think The King endures because he touches your heart, soul and spirit.” – Betty Giles
“When starting off in radio as a fresh faced scaramouch who could barely dance the fandango, Donaldo S Dockweiler (who took his name in homage to Australian one day cricket legend, Mike Whitney), couldn’t bare to place the needle on the record for fear he would make a mistake in the presence of radio wave […]
Michael “Memphis” Williams has been spinning records since he first stole his granny’s turntable at age 12. He still hasn’t given it back, and now he’s spinnin’ tunes on 94.7 The Pulse! From Memphis to Melbourne, from Blues to Bop, Michael ‘Memphis’ Williams always knows which tune to drop! Memphis produces and presents the award […]
James Vernon has been an on-air volunteer at 94.7 The Pulse since 2008, presenting a wide range of programmes including Breakfast, Jazz, Nostalgia, Celtic, Drive and interview programmes. He was also producer of Doug Aiton’s Friday Drive programme for four years and learnt a lot about broadcasting from “the master”. One of his great loves […]
Ian (Hoges) Hogan I am a Geelong resident, having lived here all my life. I have loved music all my life and have played bass guitar in various bands for many years. As a teenager, I developed a love of radio and spent untold hours at the studios of the now-defunct 3GL. I became a […]