Passionate, Professional & Polished Star of the Media
Tim Bailey is one of Australia’s most recognisable faces and brightest TV and radio talents.
Tim is a professional journalist who has worked with Network Ten for over 21 years and been a daily guest on Kyle and Jacqui O’s top-rating radio show on 2Day-FM for more than 17 years.
A skilled people person, Tim is regarded as one of the most dynamic and effervescent personalities on television. He is all about passion, performance, professionalism and energy – a mix of entertainment and information as well as a polished professional journalist with deep corporate experience.
His fresh, comfortable and friendly delivery makes him a popular choice as a presenter or MC with a wide range of audiences.
Tim Bailey started his career as a journalist with the Hobart Mercury, following in the footsteps of two generations of his family. Initially covering industrial relations and the environment, he later moved into the sports department where he covered senior cricket, football, golf and the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race.
Tim then headed north to the Gold Coast where he worked as a Feature Writer for the Gold Coast Bulletin for four years, establishing his own News Agency and selling stories internationally and domestically. Next came a progression into radio where he became an inaugural member of CFM Gold Coast’s very first morning crew.
In 1990 Tim joined Network TEN’s Good Morning Australia as a reporter working with Kerri-Anne Kennerley and Mike Gibson before joining Sydney radio station 2Day FM on The Morning Crew with Wendy Harmer for 12 months as the sports reader, colourful reporter and humourist. But the lure of television was never far away.
On returning to TEN, Tim revived his role on GMA and joined the team on Totally Wild as a presenter. He has hosted various shows on Network TEN including NRG (surfing), Chilli Factor (extreme sport), The Big Breakfast (cartoon-kids), Airtime (basketball) and the Vodafone Beach Volleyball Tour. He has also covered the Commonwealth Games, six Melbourne Cups, Bathurst and the Indy Car Carnival.
One of Australia’s most recognisable faces, Tim presents the weather on location around NSW for the First at Five News, a position he held since 1997.
Tim is a polished and professional Master of Ceremonies with over a decade of experience in the corporate market place. He is a regular host of corporate events, launches and personal appearances and currently hosts the Gold Guitars Country Music Awards, amongst others.
A keen surfer, he is also a media consultant and presenter for Surfing Australia and a board member of Surfing NSW, has competed in four Sydney to Hobart yacht races and is also a Patron of the Manly Warringah District Cricket Club in Sydney.
Tim is also an experienced writer of advertising and radio copy for clients as diverse as the Wests Entertainment Group, home shows and Nestle.
Tim Bailey is the perfect personality to bring exposure, enthusiasm and passion to any event.