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Angela D'Audney - A Tribute Television (Full Length) – 2002 Documentary

Angela D'Audney - A Tribute

Television (Full Length) – 2002 Documentary

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In this tribute to veteran broadcaster Angela D'Audney — broadcast soon after her death in 2002 — colleagues and friends recall her tenacity and confidence. After nearly 40 years working in television, D'Audney earned the title of New Zealand's "first lady of broadcasting". D'Audney was 18 when she joined the NZ Broadcasting Corporation as an announcer in 1962; she went onto become one of the country's first female TV newsreaders. She recalls losing jobs, the thrill of reading live news and the scandal she faced when she appeared topless in 1982 TV drama The Venus Touch

She's a very good newsreader, there's no question about that, and was breaking ground where maledom ruled for so many years.
– Television presenter Phillip Leishman on Angela D'Audney