Sports Broadcaster and host
Tracey Holmes, international radio and TV sports broadcaster knows how to connect with her audience. With solid research, probing questions and tactful grace, Tracey appears to effortlessly communicate with everyone when Hosting, emceeing, interviewing and facilitating events.
She has covered four summer games (1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004) and two winter games (1998 and 2006). Her sporting background allows her to focus not only the personalities, but also the current affairs, news and political side of sport.
Tracey began her career in the media with the ABC in 1989. She was the first female host of Grandstand and stayed with ABC Sport for six years, before moving to the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games where she held a senior media position.
Her passion for presenting and sport merged again when Tracey co-hosted the 1998 World Cup Soccer in France for SBS. She later became a key anchor for Channel Seven’s Sydney Olympics coverage and hosted a range of sports shows, including The Tracey Holmes Show.
Tracey’s career in sports broadcasting has seen her work in Hong Kong and Beijing. She also covered the 2006 Football World Cup in Germany for SBS TV Australia.
In 2007, Tracey returned to ABC Radio as host of Grandstand and continues her work on The Back Page for Fox sports.
Tracey’s in-depth knowledge of sport, relaxed style and natural intelligence make her an ideal host or master of ceremonies for any event. She’s a regular host of functions for the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (including the Rugby Sevens and Australia Day) and has acted as MC for many events in Italy, South Korea, China, Fiji and Australia.