Tom Bradley

Newsreader

Tom Bradley is the proverbial man of many skills. Best known for his 25 year stint as a television newsreader (including on Feltex award-winner News at Ten), Bradley has also done time as a pirate radio DJ, media coach and singer. His writing work includes dozens of scripts for animated series Buzz and Poppy, and more than 20 books for children and young adults.

Suddenly there was a new kid on the block. We were new, we were aggressive ... we came in and said ‘let’s go out there and do the stories they’re doing, let’s do them better, let’s do them faster, let’s do them in a brighter way’. Suddenly there was competition. Tom Bradley, on the 1975 launch of the second television channel, and the new newsroom that briefly came with it