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Cameron Williams

Cameron Williams
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Born
Cameron Williams

(1963-02-18) 18 February 1963 (age 57)
OccupationTelevision presenter
Years active1984-present
EmployerNine Network
Children2

Cameron Williams (born 18 February 1963 in Emerald, Queensland) is an Australian television journalist and presenter with the Nine Network.

Williams currently presents sport on Nine News Sydney from Sunday to Thursday. He has previously co-hosted Weekend Today and been sports presenter on Today.

Williams also presents updates and does roving reporting at the Australian Open for the network's coverage.

Career

Williams's journalism career began in 1984 with a cadetship at The Courier-Mail newspaper in Brisbane.[1] From there he moved to The Australian offices in Melbourne, where he wrote sports features and columns before joining the Seven Network in 1988.[1] Apart from his role as a sports presenter on Seven News, Williams occasionally hosted Sportsworld. He was a presenter for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, where he called Matt Ryan's equestrian double gold for Australia.[1]

In 1996, he signed as the face of Fox Sports, anchoring NRL On Fox, Dally M Awards, Super 12 Rugby, Wimbledon, Winter Olympics, the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and Fox Sports News.[1] In 2001, amid scandal, Fox Sports declined to renew his contract.[2]

After this, Williams was a breakfast announcer at 2HD in Newcastle. Williams also owns a Newcastle modelling and talent agency, Models and Actors.[1]

Williams was the official sports editor/presenter on the Nine Network's breakfast programme, Today from January 2006 until December 2010.[1] Occasionally, he also presents the Nine Network's coverage of horse racing, swimming and other sporting events.[1]

In late December 2007 and early January 2008, Cameron hosted alongside Lisa Wilkinson for 2 weeks while Karl Stefanovic was on holidays.[]

In January 2009, it was announced that Cameron would be a co host of Weekend Today alongside Leila McKinnon and news presenter Amber Sherlock. The program launched in February to counteract Weekend Sunrise, and has since extended to Saturday mornings.[]

In 2010, Williams joined Nine News Sydney as Friday & Saturday sport presenter.

In January 2011, Cameron was replaced by Ben Fordham on Today, he will now concentrate on Weekend Today.

Cameron presented Nine's coverage of Friday Night Football from 2013-2015. He also hosted the network's coverage of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

In February 2016, Williams announced his resignation from the Nine Network.[3]

In December 2016, he rejoined the Nine Network as sport editor on Nine News Sydney following the retirement of veteran sports presenter Ken Sutcliffe.

Personal life

Williams is married with two daughters.[]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Cameron Williams". ninemsn.com.au. 2007. Archived from the original on 6 May 2007. Retrieved 2007.
  2. ^ Kibble, Emma; Yeaman, Simon (28 August 2001). "Fox drops sportscaster". The Advertiser (Adelaide). p. 20.
  3. ^ "Cameron Williams' shock exit from Nine". NewsComAu. Retrieved 2016.

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Media offices
Preceded by
Ken Sutcliffe
Nine News Sydney
Sport presenter (Sun -Thurs)

December 2016 - present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Program started
Weekend Today
Co-host with
Leila McKinnon (2009-14)
& Deborah Knight (2015-16)

February 2009 - February 2016
Succeeded by
Peter Stefanovic
Preceded by
Tim Sheridan
Nine News Sydney
Sport presenter (Fri & Sat)

2010 - February 2016
Succeeded by
Yvonne Sampson
Preceded by
Peter Sterling
Nine's rugby league coverage
Host

2013-2015
Succeeded by
Yvonne Sampson
Preceded by
Sharyn Ghidella
(previously part of news segment)
Today
Sport presenter

2006 - 2010
Succeeded by
Ben Fordham
Preceded by
Kim Watkins and Andrew G
Sydney New Year's Eve
Co-host with Leila McKinnon

2009-10
Succeeded by
Alicia Gorey and Michael Usher

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