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Small town stars shine on 2WEB!

Liv Turnbull and Spike Rose in the production studio at Outback Radio 2WEB. Photo TWH

If you’re a loyal 2WEB listener, you’ve undoubtedly tuned in between 4-6 pm on Tuesdays to catch the dynamic duo Liv Turnbull and Spike Rose gracing the airwaves with their infectious energy.

These two young talents from St Ignatius Parish School in Bourke, bring a fresh and lively vibe to community radio.

Liv initially kicked off her radio journey in 2022 with Spike’s big sister Eriko.

Then when Eriko headed off to boarding school at the end of last year, Spike stepped up to the plate, filling her big sister’s seat in the studio.

The pair have been hosting their show for a year now, with Liv taking on the role of mentor, guiding Spike through the intricacies of radio broadcasting.

“We like to be here in the afternoon because it’s fun,” the girls agree, with Spike adding, “– and it gives you more confidence.”

Liv credits her experience at 2WEB for boosting her confidence, even helping her nail her School Captain’s speech last year.

Listeners, including family and friends, regularly share positive feedback, creating a supportive community around the Liv & Spike Show.

For Liv, the allure of radio is simple – she loves talking to people and being sociable. It’s an extension of her outgoing personality.

On the other hand, Spike cherishes the creative freedom of having her own show.

“I like it because no one is telling us what to say or how to say it,” she says, revelling in the autonomy.

Apart from the fun, the show has taught the girls valuable skills in organisation and planning.

Liv expresses gratitude for the skills acquired, envisaging their usefulness in the future. […]

Read more in the printed edition of The Western Herald.

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