Artist Detail - BBC Entertainment
Tod started as the lead singer for popular Perth band V Capri which, during the band’s tenure, boasted 3 top 10 singles and was voted Most Popular Rock Band in WA 1985/86.
His television career started with hosting Channel Ten’s “Music Video Show”, Tod was soon introduced to younger audiences on Channel Ten’s “Kid’s Company” and progressed to presenting the channel’s weekend weather reports.
In the late nineties, Tod Johnston joined Channel Nine’s Nightly News team, presenting the weekday weather. This lead to Tod hosting a segment on the network’s variety show, “In Melbourne Tonight”, where he also appeared as a guest vocalist, and later as a host on “Postcards WA”. He also appeared with his new band, Peace Love and All That Stuff on “The Midday Show”.
Tod’s career, however, was not limited to presenting TV and singing. A graduate from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Environmental Science, Tod has researched and published salinity reports for Western Australia. He is a weather and environment ambassador for Schools throughout the state and an ambassador for Children’s Week and the Red Cross.
In December 2003, Tod was announced to host the afternoon show on ABC radio’s 720 AM during the long service leave of Verity James.
A natural entertainer, Tod is an excellent mc. He is also an entertaining speaker who can share many stories about his career.