Vale Tony “Dicko” Dickinson
Tony "Dicko” Dickinson, sadly lost his battle with cancer this morning.
His wife Sharon says "thankyou" for all those who've said very nice things about working with him over the years – Tony was really overwhelmed by those comments from so many people.
"Dicko" was a former Program Director of Brisbane's 4BH and was also best known for his work as breakfast newsreader at 2UE.
Tony also pioneered Australian TV's 6pm one-hour news format and was the frontman of Channel Ten's Adelaide News in the 1980's.
Tony's service details have been released:
Monday September 29 – 1:30pm Hillside Chapel at Palmdale – Ourimbah (NSW Central Coast).
It is open to the public.