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John Kerr hangs up the Microphone

Posted by: 2UE | 25 January, 2013 - 11:08 AM
John Kerr says farewell to radio after 55 years at the microphone

John Kerr started out in radio back in 1957 as an assistant on the Jack Davey nationally broadcast quiz Shows. Now, 55 years later he is hanging up the microphone. Wish him a happy retirement here!

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Hi John congratulations on your retirement hope you and Rhonda enjoy it. I have listened to you for twelve years but never got to ring u as I live in Victoria,but you have brightened our lives up and you will be missed. Judy

    Judy Mclachlan Monday 28 January, 2013 - 8:27 AM
  • Congratulations John I have listened to you for twelve years but have never rang you.We are going to miss you.You brightened up our lives Hope you and Rhonda enjoy your retirement.

    Judy Mclachlan Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 5:43 PM
  • No greater compliment to a broadcaster can be said than
    you were up with the best of them John.
    We never talked to each other but like thousands of other listeners you had that special gift to "entertain" us.
    Best wishes for a long,healthy, and happy retirement with your wife Rhonda.


    Trevor Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 3:31 PM
  • G'day John , well it's the end of an era, I have spant may years listening to you and calling in and having a good chat, I wish you and your wife all the best. Milo from nowra

    Milo Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 11:51 AM
  • All the best mate. I have been a fan for 6 years during which time I have gone through alot. You helped keep me sane. Can't thank you enough. Enjoy your retirement.


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    Karim Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 10:18 AM
  • Hi there John,
    I am going to miss your voice and gentle nature.
    You certainly made a huge difference on radio, you are a true gentleman.

    Pamela Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 8:52 AM

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