The Court of Public Opinion with Jeremy Cordeaux AM

The Court of Public Opinion with Jeremy Cordeaux AM

Daily opinions from Commercial Radio Hall of Fame inductee and Walkley award winning journalist Jeremy Cordeaux. Jeremy Cordeaux has worked successfully in all facets of the media: radio, television and print as well as marketing, promotions, public relations and media training. He has gone from Office Boy to Presenter, Programme Manager, General Manager, Managing Director and Owner of three highly successful radio stations. He started his career at Radio 2GB at the age of 16, he moved to 2GF Grafton and one year later was recruited by Channel 10 Sydney. At Channel 10 Jeremy Cordeaux learned the business of television: ‘general on-air duties’, ‘hostings’, and ‘news reading’. Grundy’s chose him to host the very successful, national teenage show “Blind Date”. He wrote, packaged and hosted his own programmes “The Better Half” and “Ten on Travel and People” (10 on TAP). In 1973 Cordeaux was asked to take over the John Pearce Morning Show on Radio 2GB. In 1974 he was promoted to the all important Breakfast programme. Cordeaux moved to Adelaide in 1976 ahead of 2GB’s disastrous conversion to Rock ‘n Roll. The following thirty years saw Jeremy Cordeaux’s Morning Show, “The Court of Public Opinion”, on Radio 5DN – always at or near the top of the ratings. Over the years, amongst other achievements, Cordeaux has won: a Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism three Gold Medals from the International Radio Festival of New York for Best Talk Show Host in the World a bronze medal for the Best Community Programme in the World twice a finalist as the Best Radio Personality in the World While running the very successful Morning Show, Cordeaux acquired a ten percent interest in 5DN and six months later was promoted to Managing Director. In the last thirty years Jeremy has worked for all the major television networks in Adelaide: presenting “Cordeaux’s Adelaide” for Channel 9, “State Affair” and the “Nightly News” for Channel 7 and editorials for “Ten’s News Hour”. He wrote a popular column for the Murdoch afternoon newspaper “The News” for several years. In 1990 Jeremy Cordeaux sold his interest in 5DN and bought Radio Stations 5AD and 5SE from Hoyts Media. Four years later he set up the first radio “combo” in Australia owning and running the highly successful number one FM music station 5AD and the number one AM talk station 5DN: All the while continuing to present his Morning Talk Show from 9.00am till 1.00pm. In 1996 Cordeaux sold his company to the Australian Radio Network. He remained on-air for the next ten years. Jeremy Cordeaux was the founding Chairman of the Variety Club of SA, is currently an Ambassador and Life Member for Variety’s Tent 75; a Life Member of the Royal Institution for Deaf and Blind Children in NSW; Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of SA; on divisional council Red Cross for ten years; on the board of SA Great for ten years and on the board of the Smith Family for five years. He is a member of the Australian Club, the Union and Pioneer’s Club, and a Life Member of the Order of Australia Association. In 2003 he was Knighted by The Order of St John for his services to the community, and in 2006 acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List with an Order of Australia, AM. Jeremy and his wife, Caroline Peacock, have homes in Adelaide, Sydney and Hamilton Island. They have one son and Jeremy has three adult children from a previous marriage. His latest venture was producing and presenting a news, talk, current affairs, chat show which he calls “The Court of Public Opinion” – an “eccentric” programme recorded in Cordeaux’s extensive garage. His hobbies include: the media, art, old cars, reading and gardening.

Episodes

July 17, 2024 25 mins

In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux hosts from his garage, discussing a variety of topics ranging from historical anecdotes and current events to societal issues and personal reflections. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Introduction and Nostalgia: Jeremy reminisces about old broadcasting equipment and the history of 5DN radio.
  • Word of the Day: Introduction of the Scottish term "Herkle...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Anthony Cochrane from the Animal Welfare League (AWL). They discuss the latest pet available for adoption and the process for adopting pets from AWL. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Introduction: Jeremy and Anthony discuss the need for pets in people’s lives.
  • Featured Pet - Mavis: Introduction of Mavis, a two-year-old Staffordshire Terr...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Matt Patterson, the Mayor of Alice Springs. They discuss a variety of issues affecting Alice Springs, including public safety, youth crime, government support, and the community's resilience. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Introduction to Matt Patterson: Introduction of Matt Patterson and his role as the Mayor of Alice Springs.
  • Recent ...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Danial Rochford, CEO of Tourism Central Australia. They discuss various challenges and opportunities in the region, focusing on tourism, economic development, and community issues. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Introduction to Danial Rochford: Brief background and his previous work in Northern Queensland.
  • Living in Central Australia: ...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux covers a wide array of topics, from historical events and personal reflections to current news and social commentary. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Introduction and Greetings: Welcoming the audience and discussing the cold winter weather.
  • Apollo 11 Launch Anniversary: Reflecting on the launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, and its significance.
  • ...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Warren Clark, CEO of the National Road Transport Association. They discuss the critical issues facing the road transport industry in Australia, including driver shortages, regulatory challenges, and the impact on the supply chain. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Introduction to Warren Clark: Overview of Warren’s role and the importance of...
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In this clip from "The Court of Public Opinion," LIVE edition, Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Professor Ian Plimer about various scientific and environmental topics. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Black Holes: Discussion on the discovery of a black hole 20,000 times bigger than the sun and the physics behind black holes.
  • Supernova Eruptions: Historical records and significance of supernova eruptions.
  • Search for Ext...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Dr. John Bruni from Sage International, discussing various geopolitical issues, historical perspectives, and the influence of major global powers. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Introduction and Greetings: Introduction of Dr. John Bruni and his work with Sage International.
  • NATO Press Conference and Joe Biden: Commentary on the NATO pres...
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In this full 3-hour live edition of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux hosts a series of discussions with various guests, covering a wide range of topics from local and international politics to scientific discoveries and industry challenges. Here's a summary of the main topics covered:

  1. Introduction and Casual Banter: Jeremy and his co-hosts engage in light-hearted conversation, including historical anecdotes and p...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Senator Bob Day, discussing various topics related to politics, housing, and social issues. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Introduction and Greetings: Introduction of Senator Bob Day and light conversation about language and historical anecdotes.
  • Historical Perspectives: Discussion on the long-term impact of the French Revolution and the...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux discusses various topics ranging from scams involving AI technology to current political issues and historical anecdotes. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Introduction and Greetings: Opening remarks and well wishes for the day.
  • Scam Alert: Warning about a scam using Dick Smith's likeness to promote a fraudulent investment scheme involving AI algorith...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux covers a wide range of topics, including current events, historical anecdotes, and social commentary. Here’s a summary of the main topics discussed:

  • Introduction: Welcoming the audience and mentioning Peter Clayton’s video project.
  • Tony Mack’s Birthday: Celebrating Tony Mack’s upcoming 92nd birthday and his continued activity as a singer.
  • Channel 7 Visit: Channe...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," Jeremy Cordeaux discusses a range of topics, from historical anecdotes to current issues such as electric car ownership, health scares, and live sheep export trade. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Historical Wake-Up Methods: Discussion on how people woke up before alarm clocks, including using nails in candles to create noise.
  • Personal Watch Story: Jeremy shares th...
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In this episode of "The Court of Public Opinion," recorded in the garage, Jeremy Cordeaux discusses a range of current events and issues. Here’s a summary of the main topics covered:

  • Eye Doctor Visit: Jeremy mentions his recent eye doctor visit and the lingering effects of eye drops.
  • Missing Persons in Australia: Discussion on the surprising statistic that 56,000 people go missing in Australia each year.
  • New Financial Year: Ov...
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In this clip of "The Court of Public Opinion LIVE" on Friday June 28, 2024, Jeremy Cordeaux interviews Jackie Goodall from the Rising Sun Inn. They discuss the history, achievements, and unique aspects of the Rising Sun Inn, including its recent award win and the challenges of maintaining a heritage-listed establishment. Here’s a summary of their conversation:

  • Introduction and Award: Discussion on the Rising Sun Inn winning th...
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In this clips of "The Court of Public Opinion LIVE" on Friday June 28, 2024, Jeremy Cordeaux chats with Anthony Cochrane from the Animal Welfare League about the joys and quirks of pet ownership, specifically focusing on dogs and cats. Here’s a summary of their conversation:

  • Benefits of Pet Ownership: They discuss the benefits of having pets, especially dogs, and compare it humorously to marriage.
  • Anthony's Pets: Anthony talks...
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In this clips of "The Court of Public Opinion LIVE," fon Friday, June 28, 2024, Jeremy Cordeaux chats with Michael Jockovic from the Cordeaux Social Club in Brisbane. They cover a variety of topics related to the hospitality industry and the personal experiences of running a cafe and bistro. Here’s a summary of their conversation:

  • Origins of the Cordeaux Social Club: Discussion on the establishment of the cafe and bistro, its ...
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In this clip of "The Court of Public Opinion LIVE" on Friday, June 28, 2024, Jeremy Cordeaux engages in a lively discussion with Dr. John Bruni on a range of topics, from current political events to issues of national security and media ethics. Here’s a summary of their conversation:

  • The Great Debate and RFK Jr.: They discuss the upcoming debate between U.S. presidential candidates and reflect on RFK Jr.’s controversial politi...
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In this clip of "The Court of Public Opinion LIVE" on June 28, 2024, Jeremy Cordeaux chats with Professor Ian Plimer about various topics ranging from personal experiences to broader socio-political issues. Here’s a summary of their conversation:

  • Driving and Car Experiences: They discuss their love for driving, particularly older cars, and the skills required to drive them, such as double clutching and driving without power st...
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Live from the dining room table with Jeremy Cordeaux is Dr John Bruni, Iam Plimer, Michael Jokovich, Jackie Goodall from the Rising Sun Hotel, Anthony Cochrane from the Animal Welfare League

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