Neroli Meadows

Published journalist for 15 years with extensive experience in live sport, magazine shows, news and in-depth interviews

Originally from Collie, a small town in Western Australia, Neroli Meadows is an award winning sports journalist based in Melbourne.

Neroli co-hosted ESPN Australia's coverage of Super Bowl LIV, live from Miami after spending ten years as a broadcaster for Fox Sports Australia, working for Fox Footy, Fox Sports News and Fox Cricket. She was a part of the match day team for Fox Footy, was a co-host on the ground-breaking and award winning show On The Mark and fronted nightly news program AFL Tonight.

In 2018, Neroli became the first woman to host a Test match on Australian television. She was a host and boundary reporter for Fox Cricket in all forms of the game at International level and also worked on the Big Bash League, a role she first took on in 2012.

Neroli’s on air work has also extended to co-host of The Footy Show as well as comedy shows Before The Game, Have You Been Paying Attention, The Back Page and Santo, Sam and Ed’s Total Football.

Neroli is a two-time finalist for the Australian Sports Commission Awards for her coverage of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, and her feature on Collingwood footballer Travis Varcoe. She won the AFL Players’ Association Grant Hattam Award for Excellence in Journalism for her interview with Adelaide player Hugh Greenwood, who opened up about the loss of his Mum to breast cancer.

Neroli also notes her work on the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2014 Australian Open among her career highlights, and has worked as a court-side reporter for the NBL and Australian Boomers games.

Neroli is also a highly regarded Master of Ceremonies, who regularly fronts the biggest events for the AFL, AFLPA & AFLW, including the W Awards, season launches, AFL finals, Rising Star Award and the AFL National draft.

A Curtin University and WAAPA graduate, Neroli started her television career at Channel 7 in Perth in 2006, before moving to Sydney in 2010, where she joined Fox Sports. Neroli relocated to Melbourne in 2012 to join the re-launched Fox Footy and was also part of ABC’s commentary team for five years, before moving to Triple M.

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