Graeme Goodings

Graeme Goodings

Graeme Goodings continues a long career in the media as a News Presenter for SAS 7 in Adelaide, Australia.

Graeme Goodings  continues a long career in the media as a News Presenter for SAS 7 in Adelaide, Australia.

Born in Melbourne, Victoria his first job in the broadcast media was with talk station 3AW as a panel operator playing the music and commercials for on air announcers.

His first role broadcasting came by accident when the rostered announcer called in sick on Christmas morning.  Graeme was the only person available and at the tender age of 18 he hosted the breakfast session for the first time.

His first fulltime on air posting came at 7LA in Launceston Tasmania. After two years he returned to 3AW to host the evening music program and produce the late night talk show.

Next came 5DN in Adelaide offering Graeme its’ breakfast news reading position and while there came his first stint in television reading weekend news for NWS 9. 

Key Points


  • Veteran Australian television journalist; Graeme Goodings presents the weekend editions of Seven News in Adelaide.
  • Graeme has been involved in the media all his working life for more than 40 years. In 1983 he became news anchor and remained in that role for over 20 years. He was joined at the news desk by Jane Doyle in 1989 and together they took Seven Nightly News to the top of the ratings.
  • In 2004, Graeme was diagnosed with cancer and stepped away from the news desk for eight months. On his return, Graeme swapped to presenter of the weekend editions of Seven News which has steadily climbed in the ratings to the number one weekend news service in Adelaide.
  • Since his diagnosis, life has changed for Graeme for the better. He's happy to share his story or to talk about specific aspects of the media.
  • Graeme Goodings is an exceptional MC and an empowering and passionate speaker.

Biography

Graeme Goodings has been involved in the media all his working life – from office junior at The Age newspaper in Melbourne through to News Presenter for Channel 7 Adelaide. 

Over forty years he’s been communicating through radio, print and TV and now the internet. 

In that time he’s worked for radio 3AW in Melbourne, 7LA , 7EX and Channel 9 Launceston, 5DN  5AA and NWS 9 in Adelaide, Channel Ten Adelaide then Channel 7. 

The often  nomadic existence of media work has seen him plying his trade around Australia and journalistic assignments overseas.

Just some of the jobs he’s held:  office boy, audio operator, news reader, disk jockey, journalist, talk show host, magazine editor, documentary producer, narrator,  voice over artist, on the road reporter, sports editor, sports presenter, night club MC, TV variety, comedy writer/performer show host,7 News presenter, Master of Ceremonies, facilitator,  voice coach and Media  tutor.  So far.

Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2004 life has changed for Graeme – for the better.

And he’s happy to tell his story.

Graeme gives talks on life in the media – the motivation to succeed at the highest levels – How to handle the Media for fun and profit – Dealing with cancer and the making of the DVD Cancer – What Now?

 
Presentation Topics
  • Dealing with Cancer and making Cancer-What Now?
  • How to Handle the Media for Fun & Profit 
  • A Life in the Media 
  • The Television Game - How Ratings Work 
  • Master of Ceremonies 
  • Forum facilitator
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