Dean Mackin is an ACRA finalist in the “BEST TALK PRESENTER” category 3rd year running

This year’s ACRA Award finalists were just announced and I am humbled to learn that I have again been selected as one of the top 4 Commercial Radio Talk Back Announcers for my work at 2HD and across the Super Radio Network. It is with the strong support of the listeners, callers and those who email me that drives me to go on and say on radio what I know many of you are thinking.

I have been doing talk back radio for less than 3 years so this is a massive confidence booster to be a finalist for one of these every year in commercial radio and to be up against so many respected broadcasters, many of whom have been doing this for decades, is an honour and a privilege. It’s great to be judged by your peers and be validated for what you do on commercial radio. A big thank you to Guy Ashford, Bill Caralis, Carter Edwards and Ian MacRae for their support over the years.

The awards ceremony will be held in Melbourne again this year at the Convention Centre. I will be sure to let you know how I get on.

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  1. Beverly Mills 23/08/2017 at 9:58 pm - Reply

    Well deserved Dean. You are our favourite radio announcer and we rarely miss one of your shows. They should have you on the radio much more often. Best of luck at the awards, you deserve to win.
    Ron & Bev (Gold Coast QLD)

    • Dean 03/09/2017 at 8:51 am - Reply

      Thanks Beverly, very nice of you to say.

  2. Dina (Toowoomba Qld) 01/10/2017 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    Dean congratulations on being an ACRA finalist. As Beverly has said it is well deserved. You are also my favourite radio announcer and, like Beverly, I wish you were on radio more often as I enjoy your programme so much as do the majority of your listeners. Good luck at the awards – hope you win this year as you really deserve this award.

    • Dean 02/10/2017 at 6:24 am - Reply

      Thanks Dina, very kind of you to say. I’m down there on Sat 14th of this month.. so fingers crossed 😉 Messages like this are really terrific and part of why I love my job so much 😉

  3. Mona 26/01/2018 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    Love your show today
    I always try to listen to you

    • Dean 12/02/2018 at 1:29 am - Reply

      Thank you Mona. Very much appreciate your message and your support of the program.

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