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Mel McLaughlin

Mel McLaughlin is a highly respected sports anchor and live-to-air broadcaster who has covered a host of major international sporting events, including both summer and winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, the FIFA World Cup, tennis and most recently the 2021-22 Ashes series and 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Mel McLaughlin's Biography

Mel McLaughlin started her television career with Sky News in Sydney, as a reporter and presenter.

 

Mel is a highly respected sports anchor and live-to-air broadcaster who has covered a host of major international sporting events, including both summer and winter Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, the FIFA World Cup, tennis and most recently the 2021-22 Ashes series and 2022 Winter Olympics.

 

In 2007 she joined Fox Sports where she hosted multiple soccer shows including Kick Off, Indian Super League and Fox Sports FC. She was a regular on Fox Sports News.

 

In 2013, she joined Network Ten to host the network's coverage of the Big Bash League. She also hosted Ten's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, 2014 Commonwealth Games and Australian F1 Grand Prix. McLaughlin was also host of the short-lived The Thursday Night Sport Show alongside Sam Mac and Mark Howard, and a fill-in sports presenter on Ten Eyewitness News Sydney.

 

In January 2016, cricketer Chris Gayle propositioned McLaughlin during a live interview during a Big Bash game. He was sanctioned with a A$10,000 fine for inappropriate conduct.

 

In April 2016, McLaughlin moved to the Seven Network. She was appointed weeknight sport presenter on Seven News Sydney replacing Jim Wilson. She hosted Seven's coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics, 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She hosted the network's coverage of the Australian Swimming Championships and 2017 Rugby League World Cup.[11] She has also filled in as sports presenter on Sunrise and on Seven Morning News.

 

In 2018, she was appointed host of Seven’s Test Cricket and Big Bash League Coverage alongside James Brayshaw.

 

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