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Damien Barrett

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Journalist

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About me

  • Journalist
  • Entertainment
  • Media
  • Presenter
  • Sport
Damian Barrett is an award-winning journalist widely acknowledged as being the best news breaker in AFL media. Damian’s career as a sports journalist and broadcaster spans 30 years, from senior reporting and commentary roles at News Limited newspapers around the country, mainly Melbourne’s Herald Sun, to being part of Channel Nine’s The Footy Show programs for the past 10 years. He has also been a key member of Triple M radio’s AFL broadcasts for the past 14 years, a columnist and TV program host on AFL Media as well as host of Crocmedia program Trade Radio. He co-hosts The Sounding Board podcast with Craig Hutchison. At the completion of the 2018 AFL season, Barrett announced he would be joining AFL Media in a broader capacity, providing news and opinion based columns for AFL.com.au, and hosting programs such as Access All Areas and many other digital ventures. Barrett’s talent and success is undeniable, further supported by the many journalistic awards he has received during his career. Barrett has twice won the Alf Brown Trophy, the most prestigious award in Australian football media, as well as a Quill award and has been a Walkley finalist on multiple occasions. Damian is an accomplished and highly sought after MC and guest panellist.

Based in

Victoria

Available in

Need me to travel to your location? I will travel for opportunities in:
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania

Available for

Appearance
Guest Speaker
Marketing
Skills Clinic
Fan Experience
Social Media Post/Campaign
Video Content
Other Content
Meet and Greet
Client experience
MC an event
Autograph signing
Award presentation
Play an exhibition match
Play a round of golf
Attend VIP event
Birthday party appearance
Fundraiser
Other appearance
Keynote presentation
Talk & Q+A
Panel member
After dinner speaker
Workshop facilitator
Other guest speaker
Ambassador
Product or Service testimonial
Attend a product launch
Social media campaign
Blogs and content contributor
Other marketing
One on one skills clinic
Team skills clinic
Guest match day coach
Regional club visit
Online coaching video
Other skills clinic
Milestone party
Create online video post
Other experience
Gaming
League of Legends - 1 on 1 Coaching
League of Legends - Normal Game Pack
League of Legends - 1 on 1 Game Pack
Other
Other
Other
Pre-season event
End of season event
Awards Presentation
Fundraising
Luncheon
Sportsperson's night
RUOKAY Day
NAIDOC Week
General Assembly
International women's day
Class presentation
Year level/group presentation
General meet & greet
Birthday party appearance
Bucks or hens show
Casual coffee
Surprise appearance
Other
Mental health
Leadership
Resilience
Team work
Success and failure
Inspiration and motivation
Health and wellbeing
Sporting journey
Coaching
Other
Digital
Radio
Print Ads
TVC
OOH
Website
Email
Marketing Collateral
PR
Other