Sports Commentator & Keynote Speaker
Rebecca Wilson lives and breathes sport. She is well known as the writer of hard-hitting and often controversial sports columns for The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and the Adelaide Advertiser. As a host alongside Tony Squires and Mikey Robins on the ultra-competitive breakfast time slot at Vega, Rebecca Wilson displays acerbic wit and a passionate knowledge of all things.
About Rebecca Wilson:
Rebecca Wilson served a cadetship at the Courier Mail before moving on to cover the Brisbane Commonwealth Games, the Seoul Olympics and Rugby League, for Channel 10.
In 1992 Rebecca joined ABC Television hosting and reporting on Saturday Afternoon Sports before taking up the position of Super League Media Manager in 1995. She went on to join News Limited as General Manager of their Sydney Olympics Division and worked as project manager for the Rugby World Cup.
An original panelist on The Fat, Rebecca quickly made her mark with her acerbic wit and her willingness to expose 'gibberers', as well as her passion and knowledge of all things sporting.
In 2004 Rebecca joined Channel Seven to present, alongside host Tony Squires, a new sports panel program known as "110% Tony Squires." In addition, she became a regular contributor to the popular Sunrise program a role she continues today.
Rebecca was also part of Triple M's Dead Set Legends program.
In 2005 Rebecca joined the Foxtel team to work on various projects and was appointed co-host of VegaFM's Drive time show with long time friend and co-host from The Fat, Tony Squires.
In 2006, Rebecca and Tony moved to the ultra-competitive breakfast tine slot at Vega with Angela Catterns and Mikey Robins.
Journalism has always been Rebecca's first love and in this capacity, she is often called upon to be a commentator on social issues for many of Australia's current affairs programs.
Rebecca describes herself as an amateur boxer, a very amateur runner and a football mum who spends the weekend watching her young sons play for the Paddo Tigers.
It was great to be able to meet with Rebecca face to face for a briefing ... she was great on the day