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Meryl in the Morning

with Meryl Swanson

Monday to Friday 9:00am - Midday

Meryl Swanson keeps you in touch with what's going on in the Hunter.

Anything from local and federal political issues to chats with authors, visiting performers and promoting local talent, Meryl has it all, and she plays more of your easy-listening favourites.


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Meryl's Interviews

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9 O'Clock Special

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Coffee Break - 10:05am

Dave Cochrane profiles the popular artists of our time. Jimmy Buffet to Little Richard, David Campbell to Celine Dion and some of the rockers of the 70s and 80s. Dave takes you into the lives of these famous musicians. Email Dave:

At the Flicks - Thursday, 11:35am

Garth Weiley from Event Cinemas gives us a rundown on what's on at the flicks. Tune in and you could be one of the lucky listeners going to the flicks on us!

Sports Wrap With Paddy Kilmurray

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Paddy Kilmurray, NBN Sports Presenter, joins us every Friday at 11.15am for a local sports wrap.

Morning Show Interviews

International Statistical Literacy Project

Congratulations to Tyler Hayter, Taylor Cheetham and Brooke Khoury from Lisarow High School who won 1st Prize for their poster The Deterioration of Teeth In Liquids. Click on the link below to see their poster.

Mr Lee Ashton 

Meryl Swanson interviews Mr Lee Ashton, PhD Candidate, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine about the Young Men's Health Survey he is currently running. Please see a link for the survey below.

Are you male and aged 18 to 25 years?  We need your help to create a healthy lifestyle program for young men that will be specifically focussing on healthy eating, physical activity and stress reduction. We want to know if you would be interested in participating in a healthy lifestyle program for young men, what you would like included in the program, and how you would like to take part. Help researchers from the University of Newcastle to create the program by completing this short <survey>. You will go into a prize draw to win an IPAD mini or one of five Woolworths wish vouchers worth $150 if you complete the survey.

Mary Poppins

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Alana Silcock joined Meryl in the studio to talk about her upcoming role in Metropolitan Players Inc production of Mary Poppins, the Broadway Musical. Mary Poppins is playing at Civic Theatre, Newcastle from August 5 to 15.

Bernadette Schwerdt

Bernadette is the Chief Executive Officer of Australian School of Copywriting.

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