Story: Rural media

Radio journalists at work

John Scott worked for a time for the ‘rurals team’, which produced radio programmes on agricultural topics for nearly 40 years from the late 1950s. Listen to Scott’s recollections of learning the job, at a time when his New Zealand accent was frowned upon.

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: A potted history of the rurals/CDR98/82/29

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural media - Radio', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/18033/radio-journalists-at-work (accessed 19 November 2017)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008