Journalist Conor Whitten says he’s ‘really sad’ his dad won’t get to see him on current affairs show Sunday [Video]

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Local current affairs series Sunday returns for 2023.

Sunday’s newest recruit Conor Whitten has one huge regret about his new job.

“My dad (Keith Whitten) was a journalist for more than 20 years and he was a real inspiration for me,” he says.

“He passed away just after Christmas, after a long and brave battle with cancer, and I’m really sad that he won’t get to see me on Sunday but I know he was stoked about this new opportunity (for me).”

Whitten has more than a decade of experience in journalism, most recently spending three years working out of the Parliamentary Press Gallery for Newshub Nation.

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Before that, he spent three years in Sydney as Newshub’s …

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