Sports presenter Jim Wilson leaves Channel 7 surrounded by colleagues

We’ve just farewelled a very popular member of our sports team at Channel 7 — Jim Wilson.

7NEWS studio — 27th June 2020- Colleagues farewell Jim Wilson

Jim signed-off from 7NEWS at our Sydney studios at about 7pm on Saturday 27th June 2020.

Jim Wilson’s tribute broadcast on Channel 7 27th June 2020

Jim Wilson is leaving Seven after 28 years service to become the new drive radio presenter at Sydney radio station 2GB. The reaction to Jim’s departure has been “huge” — much like the ‘huge’ tribute package that he assembled for Darrell Eastlake.

Jim Wilson reflects on the career of Darrell Eastlake who died in 2018

Viewers have watched him report live from all the big sporting events around the world.

Channel 7 colleague Mark Beretta

I hope you enjoy watching this collection of moments that went to air on Jim’s final night at Seven — and reading some of the comments that were posted online.

I had the privilege of working with Jim Wilson for 5 and a half years at our Martin Place studios.

Jim Wilson speaks about his sister Rebecca Wilson

He’s an outstanding team player — and always encouraging of his colleagues.

Jim Wilson embraced social media during his time at Channel 7

He’s very well connected too!

Mark Geyer and Jim Wilson sign-off from Channel 7’s 2017 Rugby League World Cup

The highlight of my association with Jim was when we both headed over to St Leonards for three months to produce Channel 7’s 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Some long and enjoyable days watching footy teams like Tonga and Lebanon make a mark on the world sporting stage.

Jim Wilson reflects on the career of TV producer Matt Callander

All the best to Jimmy — and thanks for the support.

Tributes for Jim Wilson
Jim Wilson’s final sports update on Channel 7
Reporter Angie Asimus tweets her support while on maternity leave
A tweet from former Socceroo Tim Cahill
Michael Usher, Mel McLaughlin (hidden) and Sally Bowrey join Jim Wilson for his closing shot on Seven

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