Nine News Melbourne presenter Peter Hitchener is a distinguished and highly respected newsreader.
He began his media career on Brisbane radio and then moved to the ABC, before embarking on a 38-year career at Channel Nine.
In this interview, Hitchener talks about how the role of a newsreader has evolved, his experiences with iconic newsreaders Sir Eric Pearce and Brian Naylor, and shares his advice for budding journalists.
You can follow Peter on Twitter: @phitchener9
Giulio Di Giorgio is a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student at La Trobe University and is part of upstart’s outgoing editorial team. You can follow him on Twitter: @gdigiorgio
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