Former Melbourne journalist and news presenter Charles Slade, best known for TEN News and Nine News, has died.
Slade enjoyed a career in aviation, before moving to media in the early 1980s at Fox FM.
He joined TEN Eyewitness News thereafter, supporting the presenting team in 1981 alongside the likes of David Johnston, Jana Wendt and Jo Pearson, plus reporting for Good Morning Australia.
After leaving TEN he moved to ABC to host its weekly Sports Arena program, before joining National Nine News in 1994 where he remained for ten years.
Many in Melbourne TV news circles paid tribute to him on social media:
Source: Nine News, TelevisionAU