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Michael Smyth


Michael Smyth

For other people named Michael Smith, see Michael Smith (disambiguation).

Michael Smyth (born 1972 or 1973) is an Australian journalist.


Smyth was a newsreader and reporter with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for almost 12 years. He read the weekend edition of ABC TV News with Neil Cross, and for many years read the weekday news. His work also featured on the weekly current affairs program Stateline. He also occasionally hosted programs on 891 ABC Adelaide.

In 2005 he won the South Australian Media Awards|South Australian Media Award for Best TV Broadcaster.[1]

In September 2008 it was announced that Smyth would leave the ABC and join NWS-9 working as a senior reporter for Nine News. He has since acted as fill in news presenter and as host of A Current Affair. In 2009 he reported from the scene of the Victorian bushfire disaster.

Smyth began presenting the news with Kate Collins in 2011.

In October 2011, it was announced that Smyth would not have his contract renewed with the Nine Network.[2]

In November 2011, Smyth finished with the Nine Network and announced that he would be joining 891 ABC Adelaide presenting the Drive program.


External links

  • Profile at ABC South Australia
  • Profile at NineMSN

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