30 Aug 2015

Broadcaster Jack Perkins on his 56 years in radio

From Sunday Morning, 9:40 am on 30 August 2015
Jack Perkins

Jack Perkins Photo: RNZ/Lynda Chanwai-Earle

Long-serving radio legend Jack Perkins left Radio New Zealand last week. After 56 years in radio – 43 of them producing the iconic Radio NZ show Spectrum, which was started with Alwyn Owen in 1972.

Jack, a huge cricket fan, reckons he’s had “a good innings”. He talks about breaking new ground in radio, and the great stories he’s covered of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.