Month: March 2011

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3 News launches “Firstline” morning news with Rachel Smalley

3 News launches “Firstline” morning news with Rachel Smalley

Rachel Smalley will present 3 News: Firstline, which will remain on air permanently from tomorrow, Monday March 7. Smalley will bring viewers the bulletins every weekday morning from 6.00am-8.30am. 3 News first went to air with a morning bulletin on Wednesday February 23, a day after the devastating quake hit Christchurch, and has continued to...

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New series of Air Crash Investigation begins

Less than two minutes after taking off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport in January 2009, US Airways Flight #1549 collides with a flock of birds. Both engines suddenly lose all thrust, and the Airbus A-320 begins falling from the sky. The crew desperately tries to restart their engines, but can’t. With New York on one...

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Blooper: Newsreaders worst nightmare? When hiccups attack

A newsreaders worst nightmare? Being live on air and having a bad case of the hiccups. Newsreader Kate Wilson from 3AW did well to continue. She tweeted this morning “Thanks for all the messages of support re the hiccups in the news. Just woken up after my shift to read it all. And ta @3aw693...