History

Right Royal Roundup is an Australian-based radio show with regular updates about royalty, including the British, Danish, Swedish and Monaco royal families.

The original radio show aired on Sydney TAFE Radio from July to November 2011. Ten episodes were produced as part of the assessment for Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting).

Right Royal Roundup was revived in 2014, this time as part of the Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting) course at Petersham TAFE (West Street), and it was heard on Sydney TAFE Radio from March to June.

So far, our presenter Carolyn Cash has covered royal visits in Sydney from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2014, King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway in 2015, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in 2015, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands in 2016, Prince Harry in 2017 and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Dubbo.

About Carolyn

Carolyn was born at Henty in NSW’s Riverina district and moved with her parents to the state’s north-west, firstly to Narrabri, Coonamble and Pilliga.

She is the eldest of five children and developed a love for history and the monarchy during her childhood near Pilliga.

After spending her primary school years at two public schools at Pilliga and Gwabegar, Carolyn was educated at Calrossy Anglican School in Tamworth and Wee Waa High School.

She moved to Sydney where she completed courses in Secretarial Studies, Travel Agency Advanced Operations, News Media and Radio Broadcasting through TAFE NSW.

She has worked for the State Rail Authority of NSW, Ansett Airlines, various temporary assignments mostly in St George and Sutherland Shire areas before working in retail.

Carolyn has completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Sydney as a mature-aged student, with History and English Majors.

From 2014 to 2017, Carolyn gained experience as the royal correspondent for community radio station, 2 Max FM 91.2 in Narrabri.

Carolyn moved to Tamworth in August 2018, with a transfer with her current employer.

Her favourite past-times include history, royal families, writing, reading, travelling, craft activities such as card making and ten-pin bowling. Her highest score is 238.

She had three articles published with the Daily Telegraph’s History page from 2007-2008, including an article focusing Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s 60th Wedding Anniversary.

Carolyn has written a historical novel, set during the 17th Century, which is still unpublished.

She has also travelled to the United Kingdom and France visiting many historical sites.

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