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Plenty of famous Nine Melbourne faces in this photo including Eddie Maguire, Brian Naylor, Molly Meldrum, Red Symons, Sam Newman, Trevor Marmalade, Lou Richards, John Blackman, Jennifer Keyte, Max Walker, Martin King, Tim Ferguson, Pete Smith and Wilbur Wilde.

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I assume this was the entire workforce of Channel 9 Melbourne back in the day? I wonder if the same photo were to be taken today of the current staff, how smaller it would be considering the substantial cutbacks over the years?

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1989 promo for GTV9. Courtesy of Rewind the Cassette.

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Interesting that the original 9 logo looks more fresh and contemporary than the current boxy 9 used since the 70s.

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I’ve always liked the Nine logo. From a print ad in 1985:

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It looked good in the 70s.

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I agree with Hitch…

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Get the Channel Nine Feeling. Courtesy of dontv3192.

The 9 in a box without the dots wasn’t good.

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Why mess with the winning formula?

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