RADIO DAYS

Jack spent many years working in radio as a performer, announcer, writer, producer and compere. Jack had a perfect radio voice and, according to Bert Newton, was a master of ‘theatre of the mind’.

Credit: 3AW test cricket broadcast 1934.
Left to right standing: Arundel Nixon, George Hele, Sammy Fields.
Left to right seated: Cliff Nicholls (Nicky) and Fred Tupper (Tuppy), Leo O’Brien, Jack O’Hagan, Clem Hill and Terry Dear.

Credit: Well known pianist and organist Laurie Wilson and Jack O’Hagan at 3KZ studios, 1950s. Jack O'Hagan Collection, State Library of Victoria.

Credit: Famous American singer Lawrence Tibbett with Jack O’Hagan (left) at 3AW, 1930s. Jack O'Hagan Collection, State Library of Victoria.

Credit: Jack Lumsdaine and Jack O’Hagan (right) are Phee & Nix, stars of Phoenix Biscuit Company’s popular session on 3AW, 1934. Jack O’Hagan Collection, State Library of Victoria.