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Tyson Cottrill

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

MAN ADMITS TO CAUSING BROTHER’S DEATH IN CRASH

A Hunter Valley man has admitted to causing the death of his brother in a car crash last year. Gerard Brennan was due to stand trial in Newcastle District Court, but instead pleaded guilty today to charges of dangerous and negligent driving occasioning death. The 33-year-old lost control of his ute at East Gresford last July – the crash, claiming the life of his older brother Damian. Gerard will be sentenced in April.

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY AFTER CRASHING CAR INTO HOME

A Fletcher man will be sentenced next year after crashing a car into a Waratah house. 25-year-old Quintin Rosewarne appeared before Newcastle Local Court today, where he pleaded guilty to mid-range drink driving. Rosewarne lost control of his Mitsubishi Lancer in the early hours of October 2, slamming into the side of the house, on Harriet Street. Michael McLucas and Kirrily Spruce were sleeping just metres away… and only narrowly escaped injury. Rosewarne will be sentenced in January.

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