Interview with George Donikian

29 August 2011


Network Ten newsreader George Donikian is an accomplished journalist and presenter.

In his interview with Giulio Di Giorgio, Donikian talks about his early career on radio in the 1970s and his transition to television presenting in the 1980s.

Donikian went on to work for SBS, where he anchored the World News bulletin for eight years.

In 1991, Donikian joined the Channel Ten news team, where he presented Adelaide’s Ten News bulletin.

As part of Network Ten’s extended news coverage, Donikian currently co-anchors Melbourne’s 5pm news bulletin with fellow Greek-Australian Helen Kapalos each Friday, and also presents the weekend bulletins at 6pm.

Giulio Di Giorgio is a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student at La Trobe University and is part of upstart’s editorial team. You can follow him on Twitter: @gdigiorgio