Travels from: New South Wales
Understand the game from an amusing, informative and entertaining Master of the Code!
Categories: MCs & Hosts
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Lauded as one of Australia’s most popular media personalities, Tony Squires has been a highly successful corporate entertainer and speaker for more years than he cares to admit.
Tony’s media experience includes hosting major live television shows, extensive radio broadcasting and accomplished newspaper columnist, provides potential clients with a range of unique and entertaining options.
He has a wealth of experience in corporate entertaining roles such as a master of ceremonies and speaker.
In 2013, Tony hosted the weekly sports panel show Back Page Live, along with several other programs, on Fox Sports. He can be heard on Triple M, heading up a range of weekly shows including The Ruck with former Wallabies Tim Horan and Matt Burke on Sunday mornings, The Offload on Saturday afternoons throughout the football season and Rush Hour at least one night a week. Tony also hosts Triple M’s drive show over the summer months. Away from TV and radio Squires also writes a daily column for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Tony was the sports presenter on the Channel Seven 6 pm News Bulletin with Chris Bath and a guest reporter on Seven’s Sunday Night program. He also co-hosted Sydney radio station Vega 95.3FM’s breakfast show with long time friends Rebecca Wilson and Mikey Robins. Originally from Newcastle, Tony has worked on stage, music, radio and television with a number of his Novocastrian mates, including Robins, Steve “the Sandman” Abbott and John Doyle, aka “Roy Slaven”.
Tony’s television career began when he was a regular judge of the short films in ABC’s popular Race Around The World. From there, he created Inside the Arena for Foxtel, a live-to-air television show talking about television. Basically, Tony never needed to get off the couch.
Tony has been a journalist for more than 25 years. Much of that time has been spent at the Sydney Morning Herald as a feature writer, columnist and section editor. He edited the Guide for a number of years, as well as being editor of the sports section. He wrote a popular weekly television column before getting his own head on the box. Tony now writes regularly for major newspapers and magazines. In 2009, Tony published his second book, Cracking the Footy Codes. It’s an entertaining cheat sheet for those wanting to understand games that bemuse.