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
Mooroopna Anglican Church is hosting a Christmas dessert night to raise funds for the Samaritan's Purse-run Operation Christmas Child.
The talent was truly amazing at this year’s Mulwala Water Ski Club’s Got Talent competition.
A Trevaskis Dve resident had a close call on Wednesday when a pot left on the stove caught fire, sending smoke billowing through the house.
Bendigo trainer Debbie Wills was elated on Monday when she scored her maiden career win at Echuca with seven-year-old gelding Favela Star.
Campaspe Shire rural access officer Andrew Thomson was in Rochester for last week’s pop-up session so residents could air their concerns.
If you thought it was cold yesterday morning, you weren’t wrong!
The award's name might be tongue in cheek, but it was well earned for the Mechanics Institute.
Despite being scheduled to play at home this Saturday, Finley footballers and netballers will instead make the trip to Blighty.
An area along O’Keefe Rail Trail will be transformed on National Tree Day on Sunday
Cobram Barooga golf side wins a record four consecutive division one titles in a thrilling playoff.
A 15-goal win to CWS was one of the highlights of Deniliquin Netball Association's return round on Saturday.
Tackling salinity in the Goulburn-Broken basin was a key element of a presentation made to an international forum in the United States last month.
Whistling kites rescued from Winton Wetlands are being rasied alongside joeys, wombats and possums at the North East Wildlife Rescue Centre in Benalla
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