On the day that former newsreader Brian Cahill is laid to rest, former Colleague Annette Allison remembers him.

Cahill passed away this week aged 84. 

The newsreader made his name as the first television newsreader in Brisbane – beginning in 1959. 

Annette Allison worked closely with Cahill as a Saturday Morning Breakfast Show co-host and said he was like a mentor. 

Listen to the full podcast below on the end of an era. 

On the 50th anniversary of news on television in Brisbane, Channel 7 created the below piece with gives you a further insight into the work of the late Cahill. 


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