For at least 15 years (as long as I can remember
), Richard Morecroft
and his smiling curl-framed visage have been presenting ABC National News in New South Wales
I first remember Richard from his appearances on the children's current affairs programme, Behind The News
), which was compulsory viewing at my primary school
. He has more recently been presenting news on TV Australia
, which is broadcast to South East Asia
, and is one of the most sought-after hosts or MCs in Australia.
is possibly best known for his voice
. His pronunciation and clarity verily define perfect Australian English
. He has won many awards for his speaking voice, including one for being the easiest person on TV to lip read
"That's all for now. Stay with us for the 7:30 report."