Pete Smith

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Biography

Peter Philip Smith OAM (born 29 May 1939 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian radio and television voice-over artist. He is primarily known for his work with GTV-9 Melbourne as their announcer, as well as the announcer on Sale of the Century.
Peter was educated at Wesley College, Melbourne.
Upon leaving school, Smith joined the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a messenger boy before progressing through the ranks to an announcer on the home service and Radio Australia.
On radio in the 1960s, Pete worked with radio station 3AK as a "Good Guy"... with Bert Newton on the Greater 3UZ as it was known during the seventies. From 1995 to 1998, he played the role of voice-over announcer on the national drive-time show Martin/Molloy alongside comedians Tony Martin and Mick Molloy.
He has made regular guest appearances on comedy-based radio programmes, such as Get This with Tony Martin and previously Tough Love with Mick Molloy, both aired on Triple M.
As television was introduced into Australia, Smith performed the role of announcer and host for the weekly ABC TV television program Sports View Hit Parade, broadcast on Saturday afternoons. In 1964, Smith went to local Nine Network