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Chris Bath

Chris Bath is one of Australia’s most respected news and current affairs presenters and seasoned journalists.Chris currently hosts Evenings with Chris Bath on ABC Radio Sydney, Canberra and NSW and still finds time for freelance writing for newspapers and corporate work, including tireless work for multiple charities.

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Chris Bath's Biography

Chris Bath is one of Australia’s most respected news and current affairs presenters and seasoned journalists.  Born and raised in Sydney’s west, Chris began her journalism career at Sydney's Radio 2UE after completing a Communications degree at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst.

In 1989, she jagged her first television news job at Prime TV, Albury, then moved to Newcastle and took on a similar news reading/reporting role at NBN Television for nearly five years.

Chris left Newcastle for the Seven Network, Sydney in 1996. Chris spent the next 20 years of her career at Seven hosting many different shows, including the premium public affairs program "Sunday Night" from its inception until she departed the network in 2015. From anchoring prime time news bulletins, to interviewing politicians on “Face to Face”, she has also hosted various other public affairs programmes and reported for the "Witness" program.

Chris was the live anchor for rolling network coverage of many elections; breaking news stories from floods to earthquakes, mine disasters and bushfires…even Royal weddings.  It's a job that saw her MC the prelude to the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics, and also took her around the world, covering other Olympic Games.  She has interviewed Presidents, Prime Ministers and international pop stars. With a personal career highlight tango dancing to ACDC under a mirror ball in the grand finale of "Dancing With The Stars".

Chris currently hosts Evenings with Chris Bath on ABC Radio Sydney, Canberra and NSW Monday – Thursday from 7pm – 10pm and still finds time for freelance writing for newspapers and corporate work, including tireless work for multiple charities.

Chris Bath recently hosted the nightly entertainment program during the Invictus Games Sydney in 2018 for ABC TV. In 2019, Chris returned to television on a more permanent basis when she joins Network 10 as their new National Weekend News Presenter.

Chris is an accomplished MC. She has run proceedings before tens of thousands at the Sydney Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony Prelude, and at awards nights, conferences and dinners for the corporate sector. Thanks to her years of live TV and radio experience, Chris can make everything run smoothly.

Federal election panel facilitation live on TV is probably the toughest it'll ever get. Chris has wrangled panels including Jeff Kennett, Christopher Pyne, Graham Richardson, Bob Katter, Bronwyn Bishop, Paul Howes, Alexander Downer and more. She says anything else is a breeze.

After nearly 30 years as a journalist, Chris can interview anyone, from any walk of life, on any topic with warmth, intelligence and respect.