Mark Humphries

Writer, Performer and MC

Mark Humphries, best known for his viral political sketches, is the resident satirist on ABC’s 7.30.

He has been host of the quiz show Pointless, and made appearances on Celebrity Letters and Numbers, The Cook Up, Show Me The Movie, Hughesy We Have a Problem.

He presented a weekly comedy segment on ABC News’ The World in 2018 and has regularly appeared on ABC’s Insiders since 2016.

Mark cut his teeth as a presenter on ABC2’s nightly comedy show The Roast, presenting a rapid-fire headlines segment which was ultimately picked up by The Guardian. He then joined SBS Viceland’s The Feed where he began his trademark political sketch work.

On radio, Mark guest-hosted The List and TV Club on ABC Radio National in 2016, and co-hosted Radio Chaser for the Triple M Network in 2017. He co-created and starred in the Audible Original series Riot Act, which was released in late 2019.

Mark’s writing has appeared in The Guardian and the Sun-Herald. He co-authored the satirical book, The Chaser’s Australia: the 100% error-free guide to Austria. He has also contributed to The Chaser Quarterly and has toured nationally with The Chaser’s War On… live shows since 2017

Mark’s book, On Politics and Stuff co-authored with Evan Williams, was released in June 2021 and published by Hachette.

An experienced MC, Mark was chosen to host the prestigious Midwinter Ball in 2022 and again in 2023. He has hosted events for AWGIES, The Night of the Nerds for World Science Festival Brisbane and HP Elevate.

Mark co-wrote and co-hosted the ABC90 Special, celebrating 90 years of the ABC.

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