George Donikian

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George Donikian (born 15 December 1951) is an Australian television news presenter of Armenian descent.

George Donikian
Born (1951-12-15) 15 December 1951 (age 62)
Occupation Television news presenter

Radio career[edit]

George commenced his media career as an announcer with Radio station 4AM in far North Queensland in the mid 1970s, then went to 2WL in Wollongong, New South Wales. Then he went to 2WS in 1979. Then he did talk back on Radio FIVEaa in Adelaide. Then he covered the Athens Olympics for Melbourne commercial radio in 2004.

Television career[edit]

George's television career began in 1980, when during a chance meeting he impressed Bruce Gyngell, who saw him as the ideal presenter for his multi cultural I.M.B.C television Network which launched in Melbourne and Sydney in 1980. Then he was a presenter for SBS World News. Then the Nine Network. Then Ten News.

When George first presented Ten News in 1991, he presented the weeknight bulletin solo before being joined by Nikki Dwyer the following year.

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Preceded by
Keith Martyn
Ten News at Five Adelaide
Presenter with Rebecca Morse

4 February 1991 - 21 January 2011
Succeeded by
Belinda Heggen
Preceded by
Mal Walden
Ten News at Five Melbourne
Presenter with Helen Kapalos (Friday)

April 2011 - September 2011
Succeeded by
Mal Walden
Preceded by
Hermione Kitson
Ten Evening News Melbourne
Weekend Presenter

April 2011 - September 2011
Succeeded by
Natarsha Belling & Matt Doran
Preceded by
Originator
SBS World News Australia
Presenter

1980 - 1988
Succeeded by
Mary Kostakidis