Dr Mumbo

The day Wippa came in for a job interview at Mumbrella

While Dr Mumbo is a fan of Fitzy & Wippa’s breakfast show for Sydney’s Nova 969, Mumbrella managing editor Robin Hicks is not. He’s more of a BBC World Service kinda guy.

He would not, for instance, recognise Michael Wipfli if he walked into the room to interview for an internship.

Dr Mumbo doffs his cap to the bike-loving Hicks, who kept his cool as Wippa bombarded him with anecdotes – fed to him via an earpiece by Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald – about latte-sipping rugby players, a secret relationship with Natalie Imbruglia and how cycling is for losers.

Sadly, Wippa didn’t get the job. If you fancy an internship with Mumbrella you can email robin@focalattractions.com.au.

Robin’s search for an apprentice continues…


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