Vale: ABC’s Russ Tyson

Staff Writer

Former 612 ABC Brisbane breakfast announcer Russ Tyson has died aged 94. Russ presented the ABC breakfast session as well as the Hospital Half Hour – between 1948 and 1966 before continuing his successful radio career at 4KQ.

Russ is survived by his wife Joy and their children and grandchildren.

Spencer Howson, 612 ABC's current breakfast host announced the news during the week. Spencer has also paid tribute to Russ. You can view Spencer’s words here

Pciture: Russ Tyson with Spencer at the opening of the new ABC building at South Bank in 2012. Source: ABC

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Kevin Arthurson
5 Apr 2019 - 10:49 am

Great memories of the Hospital Half Hour in the 60s. Great voice.
Belated Vale Russ
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