Tim Gilbert

Broadcast Journalist

One of Australia’s most recognised, celebrated and experienced TV and radio journalists, Tim Gilbert has reported on some of the greatest local and international sporting moments from the last 30 years. An iconic sports presenter, commentator and producer, Tim brings a great story, flare and charisma when hosting events for corporate and community events.

Tim’s career started in Goulburn, upon finishing a University degree, where he worked at Hits and Memories 2GN radio, before becoming Sports Broadcaster and reporter with Radio 2UE. There he anchored many shows and covered many live sporting events, including travelling to the Subcontinent to report on the 1996 Cricket World Cup. Upon his return to Australia, Gilbert joined Channel 9 as an integral part of the iconic Wide World of Sports team.

Over the next 23 years, Tim worked on the majority of the Nine Network’s sport productions, including The Cricket Show and The Footy Show, cementing his place as a household name, well known to fans of the National Rugby League as a commentator, presenter and reporter.

In 2009 Tim was appointed as a weekend sports presenter on the long-running Weekend TODAY morning show, followed by a new role in 2014, presenting sport on the weekday TODAY morning show. He spent over a decade in total with the TODAY show family.

Tim Gilbert’s illustrious reporting credits include the cricket in India, major golf tournaments in the USA, the London Olympics, the Vancouver Winter Olympics, as well as two Commonwealth Games, in Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur. A professional and personal highlight of his long-standing career was the 50th anniversary of Don Bradman’s Invincibles in 1998, where he interviewed 10 of the 13 surviving members for a two-part feature on The Cricket Show.

Currently, Tim is a presenter for Sky News Australia, hosting the Weekend Breakfast Show. During his time there he has also launched two new programs for the network; Racing Dreams and The Business of Sport.

Tim is a highly entertaining, inspiring emcee and keynote speaker and regularly hosts corporate and sporting events.

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