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Nic Nolan

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Years active  1974–present
Name  Nic Nolan

Role  Broadcaster
Spouse  Manon Strachan,
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Born  1 May 1958 (age 57) (1958-05-01) Chiswick, London, England
Occupation  Journalist and Broadcaster

Nic Nolan (born 1 May 1958 in Chiswick, London, England) is an Australian broadcast journalist and communications consultant working with both private enterprise and State and Local Government in Australia. Nolan was General Manager of Adelaide youth radio station Fresh 92.7 (Fresh FM (Australia)) 2009–2011. Before that, Nolan was Programme Director of Adelaide's number one Newstalk radio station 5AA (FIVEaa) 2004–2008, in that time, taking the station to 32 consecutive breakfast number ones and 11 consecutive 10+ number one ratings victories. Between 1988 and 2004, Nolan was the breakfast news anchor and News Director of Perth's number one rating radio station, MIX 94.5. Nolan was a finalist for Best Programme Director in the Australian Commercial Radio Awards, in 2005 and in 2007 and 2008. In February 2009, Nolan was commissioned to project-manage the establishment of an online daily newspaper in Adelaide, "Indaily". Nolan is Vice-President of the South Australian Press Club of which he has been a committee-member since 2004.



Nolan started his career in radio on 24 March 1974 (while still at High School) working as a freelance producer for the London Broadcasting Company (LBC), a Newstalk radio station in London. Nolan graduated with an honours degree in Communications before moving to New Zealand with his Auckland-born wife. Nolan then spent seven years with the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand, working in radio and television as a presenter of music and entertainment programmes, news and current affairs and with a heavy emphasis on radio commercial and promotions production.

During this period, Nolan also helped create New Zealand's number one-rating NewstalkZB radio network, was a television continuity announcer with New Zealand's TV ONE, hosted a number of television specials and was appointed to the New Zealand Film Censorship Board of Review. In 1987 he co-presented the Listener Gofta Awards with Leeza Gibbons.

A six-month assignment followed, as Australia's Hoyts Radio Network London News Correspondent. A holiday stopover in Western Australia, saw Nolan hired to read morning news on Perth's Channel 7 for two years, at the same time starting his breakfast news-anchoring role at 6KY (now MIX 94.5). Nic also read news for Perth's Channel 9.

Personal life

Nolan has two children. He and his wife separated in 2003 and divorced in 2005.


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