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This article originally appeared in If Magazine #147 (June-July 2011).
I met Andrew in the early 1990s because I used to work with Jen Byrne, his other half, at 60 Minutes. I did a lot of stories with her so I met Andrew socially.
In 1995 I was asked by Seven to produce a one-hour special on Kevin Costner and Andrew and I worked fairly closely on that. Then in about 1999, when I was executive producing an interview show for Foxtel hosted by John Laws, I asked Andrew to come on as a guest. He did and was probably one of our best interviews in the three years.
I also asked him to be a guest at one of Foxtel.s seminars at which professionals in the industry talk about how they got started, what they like about the industry and so on. I got to know him more then too.
- Sam Dallas
Tracy Grimshaw has used Twitter to express her anger at comments made by Mike Willesee. The Australian television personality, who is best known for the interviews that she conducts on Nine Network show A Current Affair, responded to Willesee's claims that he is returning to TV because there are not enough good news interviews around. Grimshaw wrote on her Twitter page: "Dear Mike Willesee. Hearty welcome back. But "no interviews on commercial TV now"? There have been a few, actually!" Veteran journalist and former Logie Award winner Willesee announced earlier this week that he is making his comeback to television on Seven Network show Sunday Night. Of news magazine interviews, he said: "There's a big place (more) »
- By Rebecca Davies
2 items from 2012
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