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West Australian to follow in footsteps of broadcast legend

Monday 28 August, 2017

In April this year, the ABC announced three ‘Cammo’ commemorations, one of which included a three-month paid radio internship for a regionally-based West Australian to work in the ABC Radio Perth station.

Albany local Katie McAllister has been appointed the inaugural Eoin Cameron Memorial Internship. Katie grew up in Cameron’s hometown and previously interned for ABC Great Southern Radio and produced her own program on Albany Community Radio before commencing her Bachelor of Arts at UWA.

ABC announces three 'Cammo' Commemorations

Thursday 13 April, 2017
The ABC has honoured Eoin Cameron's legacy with the creation of a 3-month paid radio internship for a regionally-based West Australian, and by renaming the ABC's main Albany studio "The Eoin Cameron Studio."

New Drive presenter confirmed for 720 ABC Perth

Friday 23 December, 2016

Belinda Varischetti, currently the presenter of The Country Hour in WA will be the new host of 720 ABC Perth's Drive shift in 2017.

Varischetti has featured as a regular on the late Eoin Cameron's Breakfast program over the years but the majority of her time at ABC has been with the Rural department, hosting the Country Hour since 2011.

New Breakfast presenter confirmed for 720 ABC Perth

Thursday 21 July, 2016

Peter Bell is 720 ABC Perth's new Breakfast host.

The former AFL footballer and Fremantle Captain will join the station later in 2016. He currently presents afternoons on rival talk station 6PR.

Bell has been a familiar voice on Perth radio for a number of years since his retirement from football in 2008, both as a radio host and football expert. 

Rest in peace Eoin Cameron

Thursday 07 July, 2016

Much loved radio veteran Eoin “Cammo” Cameron has been laid to rest in Perth.

His career spanned 47 years, before he retired from ABC 720 earlier this year.

The former breakfast host said his decision to retire was one he didn’t make lightly, but he had struggled to overcome severe spinal injuries from a car accident in 2013.

Eoin died last month from a suspected heart attack while on a holiday in Albany.

WA radio legend passes away

Friday 24 June, 2016

Recently retired from ABC720, 47 year veteran, Eoin “Cammo” Cameron has passed away.

Eoin Cameron returns to breakfast

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Recently retired  Eoin “Cammo” Cameron is once again setting his wake up alarm for the crack of dawn to join 98five’s Brekky with Kirste and Morro tomorrow from 8am.
After 47 years in the industry, Mr Cameron turned off his ABC720 breakfast show microphone in March but Brekky host Paul “Morro” Morrison — West Coast Eagles chaplain and musician — convinced him to temporarily come out of retirement.

End of an era in WA

Friday 11 March, 2016

Popular 720 ABC Perth presenter Eoin Cameron has bowed out of life behind the microphone after 47 years. 

For the last 14 years, Cameron has been getting out of bed at 2:30am to present the breakfast program, but says severe back pain after breaking three vertebrae in a car accident in 2013 has forced him to call it quits.

720 ABC Perth presenter to retire

Friday 12 February, 2016

The countdown to a major change in the Perth Breakfast radio landscape has begun, with top rating 720 ABC Perth presenter Eoin Cameron confirming he will present his final show in four week’s time, on Friday 11 March.

Back surgery takes Eoin Cameron off air

Friday 31 July, 2015

Perth’s top rating Breakfast presenter, 720 ABC Perth’s Eoin Cameron, will be taking a two month break from the air waves as he undergoes back surgery in August.

“Following my car accident in October 2013, in which my back was fractured, I had a number of procedures, which have only been partially successful, as has the subsequent pain management. I’m now facing a major operation, which I am confident will improve my quality of life.”


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