Journalist - Started as a cadet on new half hour news and current affairs programme Here Tonight under news editor Craig Burgess, in 1985. Was at DDQ three years. Moved to ABC TV News in Canberra. Did reporting, presenting, news producer duties. Legendary cameramen were Jack Hardy, Mick Erbacher and a John Briffa. Cameraman John Bean later joined the news crew as cameraman/editor/news director. Here Tonight reporters were Arthur Scoop Copeland, Naomi and Mary Ellen 'Jimbob' Ryan, who came from SBS.