Speakers Profile - Tim Gossage

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TIM GOSSAGE has been with Network Ten since 1990. Tim has been director of sport in WA for 7 years and has also been the producer and presenter of the nightly sports bulletin for TEN News.

For the past six years, Tim and Lachy Reid have co-hosted the award winning weekly football show, The Western Front.

Since Network Ten became a broadcaster of AFL seven years ago, Tim has commentated many Saturday fixtures in Perth, involving the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers. He has also been the boundary-line reporter for several network games and had the honour of being a part of Network Ten's Grand Final AFL coverage.

During his 18 years with the network Tim spent 1994 and 1995 with Channel 10 Melbourne and during that time he worked on Network Ten's Melbourne Cup coverage and for the following five years.

Tim has also hosted the premier gala football event in WA for the past 5 years, the Sandover Medal and WA Football Hall of Fame.

The West Coast Eagles, Fremantle Dockers and Western Force also use Tim to host their feature events throughout the year.

Tim mixes his time at Ten and is also the host of his own morning sports breakfast show with Racing Radio (TAB).

He is also the coach of the Subiaco colts football team in the WAFL for a second season. In his debut season as coach Tim steered the team into the finals for the first time in a decade. Two of his team Jarryn Jacky (Adelaide Crows) and David Gourdis (Richmond) were drafted into the AFL from the Subiaco colts.