Reliving Eden Gardens 2001 through the voice of Australian radio

By Sandeep Dwivedi, ‘The Indian Express’, 14 March 2015 – Sitting on a wooden bench at King’s Park at Perth, you are at a height, the vantage point providing an enchanting view of the serene city and the sparkling river Swan. Sitting on that same wooden chair, facing Glenn Mitchell, sipping coffee and feeding on […]

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FIFO induction must contain mental health advice: Mitchell

By Michael Washbourne, December 2014 edition of Australia’s Paydirt – Renowned broadcaster and mental health advocate Glenn Mitchell has called for a greater emphasis on suicide prevention and mental wellbeing during the induction process for FIFO workers. Mitchell’s plea comes in the wake of a parliamentary inquiry into the mental health impacts of FIFO work […]

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Back from the brink

As part of Mental Health Week in 2014  I did a video interview with Marnie McKimmie from ‘The West Australian’. In the interview, I discussed the journey that I have been on and what I have learned as a result of being sufferer of mental illness. Click on the link below to view it. http://bcove.me/acr130ar

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Give yourself a sporting chance

  By Marnie McKimmie, ‘The West Australian’, 1 October 2014 Former ABC sports broadcaster Glenn Mitchell warns WA men they are “playing with fire” if, like him, they turn their back and ignore their mental health. Pulled back from the brink of suicide by a park ranger, he is still scared that he came so […]

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Oracle returns in less serious role

By Colleen Egan, ‘The West Australian’, 9 March 2014 If you hear the familiar voice of Glenn Mitchell in his new weekly gig on FM radio on Monday, do not expect him to be taking sport too seriously. Once known as “The Oracle” for his encyclopaedic knowledge, the former ABC presenter who compulsively pored over […]

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How losing my job was the break I needed

‘The West Australian’, 18 December 2012 – In the third of our end-of-year series, ex-ABC broadcaster Glenn Mitchell reveals he has found happiness. It’s strange where life can lead you. Eighteen months ago I was midway through my 22nd year as a sports broadcaster at the ABC. I held an incredibly privileged position, and for […]

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Mitchell Raises Awareness on Suicide Prevention in Wheatbelt

Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury, 10 July 2012 – A Large crowd attended OneLife’s most recent suicide prevention awareness education session in Bencubbin on July 3 with guest speaker Glenn Mitchell, a former ABC sports broadcaster and media personality. The night was hosted by the Central Wheatbelt Football League, with the first session held at the Trayning […]

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Former ABC sports broadcaster Glenn Mitchell joins 6PR

THE familiar voice of former ABC sports broadcaster Glenn Mitchell will be heard on 6PR in the upcoming football season. Mitchell will call local AFL games for the Fairfax talkback station alongside Karl Langdon when regular commentator Mark Readings is unavailable in rounds one, two and four. “I’m delighted to be back doing what I […]

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Sports Broadcaster Finds a New Voice

By Paddy Sweeney, The Narrogin Observer, 8 March 2012 – As an ABC sports broadcaster, Glenn Mitchell had what many would class as a dream job. Jet setting around the world covering four Olympics, four Commonwealth Games, two Paralympics and international cricket, Mr Mitchell was also the voice of AFL and WAFL broadcast matches across Perth. […]

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Sports Doyen Back On Track

By Kate Bastians, The West Australian, 7 March 2012 – Former sports broadcaster Glenn Mitchell is determined to use his near-death experience with bipolar disorder to help remove the stigma of mental illness and encourage other victims to seek medical help. Mitchell is enthusiastic about running the 4km course in this year’s HBF Run for a […]

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