James Bowman

Writer | Presenter | Producer | Fan

Australian streaming: the battle heats up

TV in Australia hasn’t looked the same since the revolutionary streaming platform Netflix hit our shores in 2015. Fast-forward four years and gone are the days when the nation would sit down at 7.30pm to watch the biggest shows of the time. Now, attention is divided between hundreds of programs and films over a multitude of free-to-air channels or streaming platforms that can be viewed whenever the audience chooses. However, despite the introduction and relative success of competitor streaming

Brett Ratten gives a trade update from St Kilda

St Kilda is set to be one of the AFL’s busiest teams in the 2019 NAB AFL Trade Period as they try to bolster their list heading into next season. With just over a week to go before the Trade Period starts, newly appointed Senior Coach Brett Ratten talked through some of the potential list changes at the Saints as he sat down with RSN927’s The Breakfast Club. Ratten says he’s encouraged that players from rival clubs are expressing interest in joining his side and was open about the Saints’ need

Triple R Midday News – Friday May 3, 2019

Students across the nation have left school, university and work to attend the School Strike 4 Climate Rally, urging the Federal Government to take action on climate change. People with disability, their families, carers and service providers gather to demand urgent changes to the NDIS, as part of the Every Australian Counts’ National Day of Action. St Kilda’s Jack Steven will take an indefinite leave of absence from the AFL club to focus on his mental health. Written and produced by: Chris Nice, James Cusack, James Bowman, Carly Waters and Nick D’Urbano Presenters: Chris Nice, Carly Waters, Nick D’Urbano

Busking in Melbourne - Times They are a Changin'

Melbourne buskers have been left divided as they will have to face public auditions in order to play in the most popular areas of the city, including Bourke Street Mall, as a new audition system is launched. The Melbourne Council have begun to implement their overhaul of busking permit distribution in the CBD. These regulations include making those who perform in ‘premium’ locations re-audition to hold their permit now and then regularly in the future.

The Man Who Built Geelong

If you asked my dad about Arthur Henry Bowman, you would get the impression that the man practically built the city of Geelong. I’ve grown up hearing bits and pieces about my great-great-grandfather Arthur; mostly about his presidency of the Geelong Football Club and about his help in the building of what is now known as the Geelong Hospital. In fact, the little bit we knew about what Arthur achieved in Geelong is a big part in why my family are such strong supporters of its football team, ‘it’s