WHO IS ‘THE PRO­NOUNCER’?

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - NEWS -

CHRIS Ed­munds (right) has a pretty sweet gig. He’s the guy who reads the words kids must spell on the show. But with the good folk from the Mac­quarie Dic­tionary in his ear, the for­mer teacher says it’s much harder than it looks. “It’s not my world, but my job was made eas­ier by the sup­port­ive team around me,” says the for­mer Head of Act­ing at the Western Aus­tralia Academy of Per­form­ing Arts.

The hard­est part is re­main­ing de­tached from the spell­ers. “Your first in­stinct is to ap­plaud or shout praise but of course I can’t,” he says.

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