Retiring in late 2011, Barry had worked for ZB for 43 years. Starting as a technician, he worked in Sydney for a few years, coming back to the station in 1968.
Barry was rushed to hospital at the age of four after contracting polio. His poor health as a child meant that he wasn’t allowed to play sports. In spite of this, or perhaps because of it, Barry has always been an avid sports follower – a passion he has shared with countless listeners throughout his career.
A self-confessed workaholic, Barry has been involved in a wide range of shows on NewstalkZB as well as presenting for a few television shows including Top Town and On The Mat.
Barry has been married to Carolyn since 1968.
The audio from this interview has not been uploaded. If you are keen to have a listen, we can source the recording from our archives and make it available on this page. Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the name of the guest you'd like to listen to. We will notify you when we've uploaded the recording.