Welcome to Fast Q – Monday Media’s weekly Q&A sequence devoted to discovering out extra in regards to the personalities that matter most within the media panorama.
Each week, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age ask key figures throughout company media, enterprise, sport, federal politics, radio, tv and tradition to reply questions on their lives, careers, hobbies and information habits.
This week’s dialog is with Gus Worland, co-host of Triple M’s The Rush Hour and psychological well being advocate.
How did you get your huge break?
Hugh Jackman got here up with an concept for a TV present and put me in it! It was referred to as An Aussie Goes
Barmy, which was on Fox 8. And that was the beginning of me in media after being a laptop computer salesman for
15 years earlier than that!
What are your every day information media habits?
Very first thing I do is examine all of the sports activities pages – after which I learn the papers in full, nevertheless it’s the again
Which dwelling particular person do you most admire?
My 84-year-old mum Janelle. She just about raised me single-handedly and even immediately is that
optimistic inspiration that retains me going.
Your responsible streaming pleasure?
The Crown, I really like the latest season – I’ve at all times liked Princess Diana, by no means understood Charlie’s selection there!
Which phrase do you overuse?
On the finish of the day…
What did you need to do if you grew up?
It sounds so lame, however I needed to do precisely what I’m doing now. After I was 18, I wrote on paper
what I needed to be – and it mentioned: “I need to be on radio, speaking about sport.“