Dougal Stevenson

Newsreader

When television's nightly news finally went nationwide in 1969, newsreader Dougal Stevenson was the person chosen to read the very first bulletin. Six years later, Stevenson and Bill McCarthy were given alternating command of Television One's 6.30 news slot. These days the beloved broadcaster, occasional actor and car fan presents regional show Dunedin Diary, back in the town where his TV career first began in 1964.

His voice is still authoritative. If there is an end-of-the-world broadcast kept in readiness for the final moments on Earth, I hope TVNZ has chosen Dougal to announce it. Dominion Post reviewer Jane Bowron on Dougal Stevenson, 27 November 2009

Interview

Dougal Stevenson: Newsreading legend...

Interview, 2016

I Was There

2013 - 2014, Presenter - Television

I Was There - Wahine Disaster

2013, Presenter - Television

50 Years of New Zealand Television: 1 - From One Channel to One Hundred

2010, Subject - Television

Ice Worlds

2002, Narrator - Television

Ice Worlds - Life at the Edge

2002, Narrator - Television

The Tribe - First Episode

1999, As: Newsreader - Television

William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale

1998, As: Uncle Jonathan - Television

The Edge

1993, Director - Television

Here Is the News

1992, Subject - Television

Antiques for Love or Money - Episode Three

1986, Presenter - Television

Sailing Away

1986, Performer - Music video

The Rainbow Warrior Affair

1986, Narrator - Television

25 Years of Television - Part One

1985, Presenter - Television

Antiques for Love or Money

1983 - 1988, Presenter - Television

The Motor Show - Minis

1981, Reporter - Television

The Motor Show

1980 - 1982, Presenter - Television

Will the Real Mr Claus Please Stand Up

1977, As: Santa Claus - Television

Sleeping Dogs

1977, As: Newsreader - Film

Freshwater Dive

1975, Narrator - Short Film

Telethon

1975 - 1993, Presenter - Television

There is a Place

1975, Narrator - Short Film

TV One News

1975 - 1980, Newsreader - Television

The State Visit to New Zealand of Their Imperial Majesties the Shahanshah Aryamehr and the Shahbanou of Iran 1974

1974, Narrator - Short Film

Reading the News

1966 - 1987, Presenter - Television

Town and Around

1965 - 1966, Reporter - Television

Compass

1967, Reporter - Television

NZBC Network News

1968 - 1975, Newsreader - Television