Speakers Profile - Chris Bath










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Chris Bath is one of Australia’s most respected news and current affairs presenters and seasoned journalists. Born and raised in Sydney’s west, Chris began her journalism career at Sydney's Radio 2UE after completing a Communications degree at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst.

In 1989, she jagged her first television news job at Prime TV, Albury, then moved to Newcastle and took on a similar news reading/reporting role at NBN Television for nearly five years.

Chris left Newcastle for the Seven Network, Sydney in 1996. Chris spent the next 20 years of her career at Seven hosting many different shows, including the premium public affairs program Sunday Night from its inception until she departed the network in 2015. From anchoring prime time news bulletins, to interviewing politicians on Face to Face, she has also hosted various other public affairs programmes and reported for the Witness program.

Chris was the live anchor for rolling network coverage of many elections; breaking news stories from floods to earthquakes, mine disasters and bushfires…even Royal weddings. It's a job that saw her MC the prelude to the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics, and also took her around the world, covering other Olympic Games. She has interviewed Presidents, Prime Ministers and international pop stars. With a personal career highlight tango dancing to AC/DC under a mirror ball in the grand finale of Dancing With The Stars.

Chris spent 3 years hosting Evenings with Chris Bath on ABC Radio and continues to freelance in radio, writing for newspapers and corporate work. Alongside her media commitments, Chris also works tirelessly for multiple charities.

In 2018, Chris Bath hosted the nightly entertainment program during the Invictus Games Sydney for ABC TV. In 2019, Chris returned to television on a more permanent basis joining Network 10 as National Weekend News Presenter for 10 News First. In 2022, Chris continues presenting news on Network Ten, presenting various factual programs plus ongoing radio presenting.