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Veterinary broadcaster Barrie Cassidy leaves the Insiders of ABC



Veteran broadcaster Barrie Cassidy is going to retire this year from ABC & # 39; s insiders, the political panel program on Sunday morning that he established in 2001 and has organized since.

Cassidy announced Friday night that he would evacuate the guest chair on June 9, leaving him in the role to cover the federal election, expected in May.

Cassidy opens the program on Sunday morning with a short standing monologue.

Cassidy opens the program on Sunday morning with a short standing monologue.Credit:Meredith O & # 39; Shea

The 69-year-old made the announcement while giving a word of thanks for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement prize at the Melbourne Press Club's annual Quill Awards for Excellence in Journalism, in recognition of a five-year journalistic career.

In his speech, cited by the ABC, the channel was reluctant about who could be his replacement for the much sought after hosting performance.


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