Contact the Benalla team if you have news tips, photos, videos, letters to the editor or a story to share with the community.June 21, 2012 5:17pm
Libby Price has a journalism career spanning 30 years which began with writing articles for the horse magazine, “Hoofs and Horns”.
At 25, she put her passion for horses to one side, and focussed on her career as a broadcaster with the ABC, starting in the rural department and working across radio and television, including as senior reporter for the 7.30 Report and ABC TV News and regularly presenting weekend News and Stateline.
Libby also worked for six years for Radio Current Affairs, including several years as Melbourne Bureau Chief, reporting for the flagship programs AM, PM and The World Today.
Libby then presented Radio National Drive, Statewide Regional mornings, and then returned to the Rural Department where she presented the Victorian Country Hour for a decade.
Libby’s secret passion has been writing, so she’s delighted to have taken on the role as editor of the Benalla Ensign in June 2014.
Phone: 5762 4444
Monique Freer relocated from the beachside suburbs of Melbourne to Benalla in 2013 to jump headfirst into a journalism career.
She graduated from Monash University with an Arts/Science double degree in 2012, and has written for The Age, the Herald Sun, the RaboDirect (Melbourne) Rebels, Women’s Health & Fitness magazine and LogL website.
Monique’s most rewarding journalism experiences include writing the lead feature for the Rebels’ about Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop, and sharing in telling the story of Black Saturday survivors in Marysville.
She is a passionate St Kilda fan, and lives and breathes all things AFL.
Phone: 5762 4444
A woman spent more than 17 hours stuck at the bottom of a cliff in Tallarook before she could be rescued.
The Yarrawonga Chronicle and Travel and Cruise Yarrawonga are offering shoppers a chance to win an incredible cruise package this summer.
Last week Victorian Collections passed a major milestone, with the 50000th historical object record from the state’s heritage collections uploaded to the site.
Another slow start has hurt the Echuca-Moama Pirates in the Country Basketball League north-east conference, going down to Wallan.
Sharelle McMahon has opened the Opperman Sports Museum in Rochester.
Fourteen parties and 37 candidates will contest the Northern Victoria Region for the Victorian upper house at the November 29 election, with the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) claiming the top billing on the ballot paper.
Playgroup of the Month for November.
Andrew Richardson and Matt Jackson have been appointed co-coaches of Finley's senior football side.
Two new Neighbourhood Safer Places for the Pyalong and Tooborac communities have been announced.
Roadworks begin for new roundabout, but authorities assure shoppers, motorists and businesses of minimal disruption.
Abattoir reopening has property investors circling.
Goulburn-Murray Water says it will be taking steps to ensure industrial action will not interfere with water delivery this week.
Scott Upston had a decorated career as a paralympic coach before moving to Benalla this year.
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