Rick Ardon Biography
Rick Ardon is an Australian television news presenter. Since 1985, Ardon has co-presented Seven News in Perth with Susannah Carr. The pair are officially recognised as the world’s longest-serving TV news anchor duo having been on the air together for over 36 years. His time as a journalist at the Seven Network has seen him cover a number of significant stories, from the Gulf War of 1990–1991, to the Bali Bombings of 2005 and the subsequent Amrozi bin Nurhasyim trial.
Rick Ardon Age
Ardon was born on 4th March, 1959, Perth, Western Australia.
Rick Ardon Height
Ardon stand at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.
Rick Ardon Education
Ardon commenced primary school at the Sacred Heart Primary School, Highgate, in 1965 and transferred in 1969 to Christian Brothers High School, Highgate, where he completed his primary and secondary schooling, leaving in 1976.
Rick Ardon Wife
Rick is married to Erin Ardon. . In 2002, Rick Ardon’s wife, Erin Ardon, received approval from the City of Stirling to operate a bed and breakfast. The bed and breakfast subsequently closed in 2014.
Rick Ardon Children
Rick and Erin Ardon are blessed with three children.
Rick Ardon Career
Ardon began his media career at the State’s daily paper, The West Australian, where he was Cadet Journalist of the Year in 1977. In 1978 he made the move to electronic broadcasting, joining television station TVW-7 as a news journalist. By the end of the year he was also acting as relief newsreader and was rapidly promoted from the minor weekend bulletins to a regular weeknight news presenter role with Susannah Carr in 1985. Under their guard, the Seven Nightly News rose to the top of the ratings in Perth.
His time as a journalist at the Seven Network has seen him cover a number of significant stories, from the Gulf War of 1990–1991, to the Bali Bombings of 2005 and the subsequent Amrozi bin Nurhasyim trial.
Overseas assignments include the Monaco Grand Prix and the Cannes Film Festival. During the Sydney Olympics in 2000 Ardon presented the news to Western Australians from the Olympic Stadium. His on-screen work has been rewarded with 10 Logie Awards as Western Australia’s Most Popular TV Personality. In addition to his news-presenting role he has also written/produced three documentaries for the station.
Rick Ardon Achievements
1.Lives in the Balance – The story of 114 whales stranded off the WA Coast.
2.Riviera Rich and Raunchy – A look into the life of those on the French Riviera.
3.A documentary filmed on the Pacific.
4.Led a question-and-answer session with the Dalai Lama at the Perth Arena in June 2015.
Rick Ardon Networth
Ardon estimated networth is $ 5 million.