Veteran Tony Dickinson hospitalised

Staff Writer

Tony Dickinson, veteran radio and TV broadcaster is in hospital after being diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago.

Tony pioneered Australian TV's 6pm one-hour news format and he is best known as the frontman of Channel Ten's Adelaide News in the 1980's. Working alongside Anne Wills, Jane Reilly and Anne Sanders – just to name a few. 

"Dicko" was a former Program Director of 4BH in Brisbane, he’s also best known as the breakfast newsreader at 2UE where he was the first to break the news about the tragic Granville Train Disaster.

Well wishers can contact Scott Mayman – 4BC News Director. Scott worked with Tony in Sydney Radio and has been asked to act on behalf of the family. Call 0415 728 195 or email  here 

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