Travels from: Victoria
Categories: MCs & Hosts
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Chrissie Swan is one of Australia's most loved personalities and probably one of the busiest working mums in the business! For the past ten years she has graced your television screens and airwaves, showcasing her knack for the spoken word, her off the cuff antics and her honest, down to earth shining personality.
Many fans have followed Chrissie from her days as a runner-up on Network Ten's Big Brother in 2003 and her stints on breakfast radio in Maroochydore and Melbourne alongside Ian 'Dicko' Dickson and Dave O' Neill on Vega 91.5FM. This lead to Chrissie joining Network Ten's new morning chat show, The Circle, alongside Yumi Stynes, Gorgi Coghlan and Denise Drysdale in 2010. The Circle was honoured with three Logie nominations in 2011 and Chrissie won Most Popular Female Presenter and she was also nominated for the highly prestigious Gold Logie.
In 2012 Chrissie hosted Can of Worms on Network Ten and again in 2013 when the show went live. For her work on Can of Worms she was nominated for another Logie in 2013 for Most Popular Female Presenter.
A gifted writer who happily over-shares the amusing and sometimes challenging realities of day-to-day life for many working mums in Australia, Chrissie has been a regular columnist for Fairfax's Sunday Life magazine and has written for News Limited's Weekend magazine and Fairfax's Good Weekend magazine.
Chrissie published her first book, Is It Just Me?: Confessions of an Over-Sharer, in October 2013 and is available in all good bookstores and online.
From 2013 - 2014 Chrissie had her alarm for 4am for her Number #1 rated breakfast radio show with Jane Hall on Melbourne's Mix 101.1 and also The 3pm Pick-up, which was syndicated nation-wide across the MIX network.
In 2015 Chrissie spent 6 weeks in the South African Jungle on I'm a celebrity get me out of here placing third in the series and winning hearts all over Australia for her candid approach to life and her can do attitude.
Chrissie is also an ambassador for CARE Australia who help women in poverty throughout the world.