Peter Overton, renowned Australian television news journalist, will join smoothfm as guest news journalist from Monday.
Peter joins smoothfm’s experienced news team that includes Steve Blanda, Ron Wilson, smoothfm 95.3’s Breakfast News Journalist Glenn Daniel and Jennifer Hansen.
Peter will be heard in mornings from 10am on smoothfm while Steve Blanda is on leave.
One of Australia’s most respected news journalists, Peter’s media career spans over 30 years. He joined Channel Nine in 1991 as a sports reporter for Sydney’s National Nine News before spending 10 years as reporter and presenter for the Nine Newsroom. In 2001 he joined 60 Minutes as a reporter for eight years and continues to contribute special reports for the program. Peter was appointed chief newsreader for Sydney’s 6pm edition of Nine News in January 2009.
Ben Latimer, smoothfm Program Director said, “We are thrilled to have Peter join the smoothfm family as guest newsreader. His presenting style and extensive news experience is a natural fit, and further reinforce smoothfm as FM news leader.”
Peter can be heard on smoothfm 95.3 Sydney and smoothfm 91.5 from Monday 4 September at 10am, 11am and 12pm daily until Friday 8 September.