Livio Regano and Yasi: An oral history

By Allan Povah. HipMoi Peace Prize winner, surfer and epicure, Livio Regano is loved by the nation and revered for his guesswork. On the ten-year anniversary of Yasi, this is the story, told by his colleagues and peers, of his time on network news, culminating in the worst meteorological crisis of our times. Jessica FalwellContinue reading “Livio Regano and Yasi: An oral history”

UglyModels to set up in Kuranda

By Kimberley Schloss Acclaimed British modelling agency, UglyModels, have announced plans to set up offices in Kuranda. In support of the company’s policy of aggressive expansion, Asia Pacific manager Austin Braxton visited the region to assess its suitability for an agency. “At Ugly, we go where the talent is,” explained Mr Braxton. “In the lastContinue reading “UglyModels to set up in Kuranda”

September 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love C++ specialist looking for nested sexual iterated routines. Intimate polymorphism and inheritibility would be an advantage. No Python or Java nuts. @jeremy_writes_code Wanted Kim Jon Un lookalike/impersonators wanted for fake-porno poltical-zoo themed shoot. Must be comfortable with orange baboons, brown bears and pandas rockets. @pisstaker Normalish looking LBTQI people wanted for positiveContinue reading “September 2017 Classifieds”

Taylor slides sideways to sport

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Management at Win News has confirmed that veteran newscaster and champion rope-man, Paul Taylor, has been reassigned from his longtime role as anchorman for the network’s main evening bulletin. Taylor is a doyen of the profession, and won a record five consecutive North Queensland Newscasters Awards for “Best Squint” in addition toContinue reading “Taylor slides sideways to sport”

The stars come to town for the Steves

By Kimberley Schloss It was a night for the illiterati and the frittatarati at Cairns Reef Casino last night as the fourth annual North Queensland Academy Awards were presented. Host, Karl Stefanovic opened the evening with an hilarious monologue lampooning everyone from David Koch to Sam Armytage. Later, Karl showed that he really is theContinue reading “The stars come to town for the Steves”

Work experience opportunity at WIN

By Destiny Givens WIN News Cairns have announced that they are accepting applications for work-experience positions in the news-reading department. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to collect coffee and dry-cleaning for the busy WIN editorial and on-camera team. They will also receive lengthy, rumpled, sincere briefings on meteorological phenomena from Livio Regano. And, asContinue reading “Work experience opportunity at WIN”