4BU Turns 80

Staff Writer


December 16, 4BU Bundaberg celebrates its 80thBirthday.

This Saturday they are holding an Open Day at their Studios 38 Crofton Street from 12 to 4pm. A long list of names have been through 4BU’s doors over the years and some of the staff like Paul Egan and Trevor Leutton were there for the 50th, 60th and 70th Celebrations.

4BU Staff Today: Content Director Michael Price, Drive Announcer Paul Egan, Wide Bay Today presenter


General Manager Trish Mears said:“4BU “local legend” Trevor Leutton will be on air from 12 til 4 and listeners will have the chance to see Trevor “in action” in the 4BU Studio”

“We will have lots of memorabilia on display  (and) we’re inviting staff who have worked at 4BU to come along to the Open Day and a special function afterwards”

“You might even get to hear some familiar voices on 4BU’s Jukebox Saturday night!”.

The Old Woongarra Street Building

A somewhat younger Editor of Radio Today is there somewhere (It was the 80’s)

A young Ian Skippen

1975 with Seven's Rod Young and long time 4BU GM George McKenneriary (Far Right)

While a few years old now, here are just a few of the names who have worked at 4BU over the years.

Thanks to Mark Hamel for allowing us to share some of the images with this story.





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