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Monday, February 27, 2006

PRIME NEWS – FIRST AT 5:30 CONFIRMS NEW ANCHORS

MEDIA RELEASE
24 February 2005


PRIME NEWS – FIRST AT 5:30 CONFIRMS NEW ANCHORS

The country’s first evening news broadcast will be broadcast LIVE for the first time from New Zealand

Prime today announced that Eric Young and Suzy Clarkson (nee Aiken) have been confirmed as the new anchors for Prime News – First at 5:30. The new look Prime News – First at 5:30 bulletin will screen from Monday 20 March 2006.

The weekday news bulletin will be anchored by Eric Young, a journalist with over 25 years experience in news, sport and entertainment reporting. As one of New Zealand’s leading sports journalists, Eric has presented a number of key sports and news shows on both free-to-air and pay television networks.

Weekend news will be read and co-produced by Suzy Clarkson who will also read and produce sports news during the week. The presenter for the weekend sports news will be announced in a few days. Suzy has more than 15 years experience producing, writing and hosting television programmes for both sports and news organisations. For the past two years Suzy produced and presented Prime News - First at 5:30 news broadcast, live from Sydney. Suzy has now permanently relocated from Sydney to Auckland.

SKY Television, CEO, John Fellet said "Their talent, vast experience as journalists, and their familiarity to New Zealand audiences, make Eric and Suzy the right team to take Prime News forward into the future," said Fellet.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Heidi the Temp said...

For some reason we only got this release this morning. For the record and all, media bloogers.

11:46 AM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Alison Mau is way hotter than Aitken and looks better in a leotard. Allegedly...

2:18 PM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Alison's Dad's a bit of a prick though, isn't he. Even in his leotard...

5:30 PM NZDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've seen Angela Daudney's knockers. I'd suggest all you foreign imports go out and rent 'Goodbye pork pie" immediately.

7:37 PM NZDT

 

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