Our Presenters

The People Who Are Gippsland FM 104.7

People are the lifeblood of any organisation, and none more so than a volunteer-run community radio station like 104.7 Gippsland FM. While there are many more supporters than we can possibly list here, within this section you will find information on not only our Directors, but our Presenters, Life Members and entrants in our Hall of Fame. For more information on how people become members of the Hall of Fame, or Life Members, please visit our Policies page and click the appropriate button. In the meantime, please see below to find out more about our wonderful people.

 

Les HuntLes Hunt

Les keeps you up to date with local affairs on Our World This Week and For Your Information.

 

 

Hannelore LeutjensHannelore Luetjens

Every Monday from 5:30pm-7:00pm, Hannelore presents the German program.

 

 

Bev LorraineBev Loraine

Bev presents Forever Classic/Gippsland Showcase from 12:00-3:00pm on Fridays & is a fill-in for A View of the Valley on Wednesdays at noon. Bev has previously been a Board member and served as the Program Director at Gippsland FM.

 

 

George and INgrid AndreouGeorge and Ingrid Andreou

George & Ingrid present the Greek Program every Tuesday night from 7:30-9:00pm.

 

 

Exif_JPEG_PICTURETim Ryan

Join Tim every second Sunday from noon for all the greatest country music & interviews on Truck’n With Tim.

 

 

Paul KellyPaul Kelly

Join Paul for Brassed On Wednesday nights at 10.30pm.

 

 

Hilary ReynoldsHilary Reynolds

Hilary is part of the Country Crew on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9am till 11 playing country music and having lots of fun.

 

 

Ken ThompsonKen Thompson

Ken hosts Vinylising on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm & a regular feature on Thursday Breakfast. Ken is also the Administration Coordinator and Treasurer and has participated at Gippsland FM since 1977.

 

 

Annamaria BaismanAnnamaria Baisman

Annamaria has been involved with community radio through Gippsland FM since 2007, her Girlpower show is heard every second Sunday evening from 8:00pm.

 

 

Mario SammutMario Sammut

Mario has been volunteering with community radio since 1984. He is very much involved with the Maltese community both in Gippsland and Melbourne. Mario presents Breakfast with Mario and the Maltese Program

 

Neil LittleNeil Little

Neil was recruited to the Captain Midnight Show in the early 80s. Neil enjoys motor sport, four wheel driving and Monty Python. Neil’s musical taste are varied but include; Electronic Rock, Kraftwerk, PFM, Pink Floyd, Jean Michel Jarre, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Synergy and more. Neil presents Notes from the Big Chair weekly from 11pm on Friday night

 

Presenter - Michael SpistoDr Michael Spisto

Michael is the presenter of Kuier saam met Suid-Afrika (Catching up with South Africa).

 

 

Dr Christine LeeDr Christine Lee

Christine is the presenter of Kuier saam met Suid-Afrika (Catching up with South Africa).

 

 

 

Gippsland FM Presenter - Marlene Boshoff

Marlene Boshoff

Marlene is a presenter of Kuier saam met Suid-Afrika (Catching up with South Africa) Wednesday nights & also presents an easy-listening mix on Thursday Afternoons.

 

 

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The Read 2 U team present radio for the visually impaired, reading news articles from the Latrobe Valley Express.

 

 

Laurie WilliamsLaurie “Truck” Williams

Join Laurie on Saturday mornings from 7.00am for Soccer and Motor Sports & monthly Soccer matches from the Latrobe Valley Soccer League.

 

 

Tony FlynnTony Flynn

You can hear Tony regularly as a presenter on Our World this Week & part of the Sports show during the summer months

 

 

Lucky DunnLucky Dunn

Lucky presents the Indonesian Program from 5:30-7:30pm every Thursday & an easy listening mix with Listen to the Music every Monday afternoon from 12:00-2:00pm.

 

 

Anthony MooreAnthony Moore

Anthony presents the Driving Force on Mondays from 4:00pm-5:30pm.

 

 

SEAN SCANLONSean Scanlon

Sean presents Country Grits on Saturday nights from 7-9pm with a mix of Modern Country Rock & Hick-Hop.

 

 

Peter SchulzPeter Schulz

Peter hosts the Black Arts Show every Wednesday night from 9pm.

 

 

Luke WoodhouseLuke Woodhouse

Join Luke for Joplopping Hoddities Monday nights at 9pm on alternating weeks.

 

 

Sean Walker 2Sean Walker

Sean loves all love music with his favourite era being the 80s. His favourite bands are REM and Simply Red. Sean loves playing the old hits for you on the radio. Sean presents Back to the 80’s on Sundays from 2pm alongside Amanda Harding, Drive time from 3:00pm on Fridays & is part of the Country Crew on Fridays.

 

 

Lauren CumminsLauren Cummins

Lauren co-hosts the Slice of Live program with Peter Ruff every Tuesday night.

 

 

Peter ThainPeter Thain

Peter presents Koorie Air, Lighter Shade of Black, Dream Air & the Alternative Solution. Peter is a previous Board member and Program Director.

 

 

Joe SpeerJoe Speer

Presents Jazz With Joe. Tune in Sundays from 5pm for the best mix of New Orleans & Dixieland jazz for your enjoyment.

 

 

Gippsland FM Presenter - Peter GladwellPeter Gladwell

Peter presents Golden Oldies from 1:00pm Wednesdays. Being retired volunteering helps to keep Peter’s mind active and provides him the opportunity to give something back to the local community.

 

 

Gwen TwaddleGwen Twaddle

Join Gwen for Irish Heartbeat from 1:00pm on Tuesdays.

 

 

Gina AgustinGina Agustin

Join Gina on Friday nights from 7:30pm for the Filipino Program.

 

 

Richard ElkingtonRichard Elkington

Keep up with Gippsland news and current affairs with Richard on Our World this Week Saturday mornings.

 

 

Lyn Harvey 1Lyn Harvey

Abundant Life Around the World and the Country Crew are presented by Lyn on Sunday from 7:30am-9am & Monday from 9am respectively.

 

 

shane bonacciShane Bonacci

Shane presents The Rock Block every Saturday from 5:30-7pm along with being a part-time production worker at the station.

 

 

Ricky SinclairRicky Sinclair

Join Ricky on the Country Crew every Wednesday from 9:00am.

 

 

Peter PriorPeter Prior

Peter hosts the Rockabilly Show every second Sunday night. Check him out to hear some aficionados of rock ‘n’ roll!

 

 

Kevin GrayKevin Gray

Kev has been on-air at Gippsland FM for over 10 years. 3rd Generation presenter (Grandfather & Father were presenters). Currently presents Sunday Night Blues/Sunday Night.

 

 

 

Gippsland FMGail Bianconi

Gail is one of the readers heard on the Read 2 U program

 

 

 

Unknown Male ProfileBarry Callinan

Barry is a presenter on the Read 2 U program

 

 

Unknown Male ProfilePeter ‘Pedro’ Gray

Peter presents the Tuesday Breakfast Program & also provides technical support to the station

 

 

Gippsland FM Presenter - Maria DoganieriMaria Doganieri

Host of the Italian program every Monday from 7:30pm til 9pm & also A View of the Valley at noon on Wednesdays

 

 

Greg Jessep GippslandFM

Greg Jessep

Current Board Member and feature of Breakfast interviews held on a regular basis

 

 

Unknown Male ProfileRalf Koss

Host of Blues on the Boil every Saturday from 1pm til 2pm.  Playing and discussing Blues tunes.

 

 

 

Gippsland FMMary Mattheyse

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.

 

 

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Host of Rainbow Connections with Adam Field every Friday night from 9:30.

 

 

Unknown Male ProfileMichael Hicks

Host of the Happy Hour Monday nights from 10:30 to midnight, along with being a part-time production worker at the station.

 

 

Gippsland FMJanet Price

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.

 

 

Peter Rennie

Peter Rennie

Host of the live local football broadcast every Saturday from 2pm – 5:30pm. Peter also hosts the Saturday morning Sports show during the winter months, featuring previews on upcoming matches & interviews with local football players, coaches & officials.

 

 

Gippsland FMCate Riches

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.

 

 

IMG_0960Dianne Rowley

Dianne presents the Music show every Sunday from 4:30pm – 5pm with an eclectic mix of past & present music.

 

 

Peter Ruff Gippsland FMPeter Ruff

Host of Slice of Live with Lauren Cummins, broadcast every Tuesday night from 9pm til 10:30pm. Peter is also the current Program Director

 

 

Unknown Male ProfileJack Smith

Host of The Golden Jukebox, easy listening music every Monday from 2-4pm.

 

 

Unknown Male ProfileCam Smith

Host of Rock n Roll ate my Brain every Saturday night from 9pm til 10:30pm.

 

 

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Pam Tregenza

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.

 

 

Gippsland FMLorraine Venturini

Co-host of Read 2 You, every Friday from 11am til 12pm.  Newspaper articles from various publications are read on the air for the vision impaired.

 

 

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Adam Field

Co-Host of Rainbow Connections with Jo Parker.  Broadcast every Friday night from 9:30pm til 11pm.  Covering Gay & Lesbian issues.

 

 

Amanda Harding

Current Presenter with Our World This Week every Saturday from 9.30am until 11.30am, occasionally For Your Information and co-hosts with Sean Walker on Back to the 80s on Sundays from 2-4.30pm. Amanda is also the current chair of the Gippsland FM board

 

 

Dallas Johnston

Dallas is part of the Country Crew & you can hear him every Thursday morning from 9am

 

 

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William Hornstra

Host of Youth Connect with Catherine Webb every Wednesday from 5.30-6.30pm

 

 

 

Catherine Webb

Host of Youth Connect with William Hornstra every Wednesday from 5.30-6.30pm

 

 

 

Unknown Male Profile Vic Blackwood

Vic is the host of Friday Breakfast from 6-9am & alternates on Sundays from noon with the Country Highway. Vic is also a Current Board Member.

 

 

 

Tierney Evans

Guest Host on Youth Connect with Catherine Webb and William Hornstra every Wednesday from 5.30-6.30pm

 

 

 

Johnathan Hipwell

Host of Energy Kickoff every Friday Night from 6-7:30pm

 

 

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Keely Rooney

Host of What are People Watching with Keely on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm.

 

 

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Ray Reid

Host of the Australian Blues Experience on every Thursday Night from 9:30-11pm. Check him out to hear the best of Australian Blues

 

 

Unknown Male Profile Anthony Pavey

Co-hosts the live local football broadcast with Peter Rennie every Saturday from 2-5.30pm. Anthony also co-hosts alongside Peter Rennie and Tim Darby on the Sports Show every Saturday morning from 8:30am-9:30am during the winter months.

 

Unknown Male Profile Tim Darby

Co-hosts the Sports show with Peter Rennie and Anthony Pavey every Saturday morning from 8:30am-9:30am during the winter months.

 

 

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Elisabeth & Peter Koulouris

Elisabeth and Peter Koulouris host the Let’s Go Greek Show every Thursday Night from 7.30-9.30pm.

 

 

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Bryce Eishold

Host of the Breakfast Program every Thursday. Bryce is also a journalist with the Latrobe Valley Express

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