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#626231 - 23/12/2001 09:27 Alan Wilkie
Dave Williams Offline
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Registered: 07/03/2001
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I know that this maybe discussed somewhere else but I can't quickly hunt it down.

Just a quick comment as I happened to see the last of Alan Wilkie's presentations on Friday night. I wasn't expecting it, but can't really be surprised.

Alan went on a bit too long but having said that, the guy had one heck of a long career at it, so he must of done some things right.

He was the TV weather man that I grew up with, having been on Channel 7 when I first remember seeing him. He moved over to Channel 9 later [I think he said he'd done 25 years.]. When you hinted to people that you were keen to go into the weather, they referred to you 'as another Alan Wilke?'. I was keen to get in the weather but not as a presenter!

I wonder how me may have gone if he'd been with another TV network?

Dave.

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#626232 - 23/12/2001 09:44 Re: Alan Wilkie
gustfront Offline
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Registered: 19/05/2001
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We watched it as well Dave. Jim Waley gave him a nice wrap. Did they intend to leave him standing there for so long at the end, I wonder ?

There has been a little discussion on Allan Wilkie in these threads:

Channel 7 Weather.

Backchat (about 2 thirds the way down Page 2)

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