Craig Hutchison is a Melbourne-based sports broadcaster with a wealth of experience in the industry. “Hutchy” has covered football commentary and breaking news stories as well as everything in between.
He commenced his career 1994 as a cadet and two years later moved to Sport 927 in Melbourne. He went on to join Channel Ten as a journalist and broke sport stories including Neil Balme’s sacking at the Melbourne Football Club as Senior Coach, Alastair Lynch’s drug hearing with the AFL, and the subsequent resignation of the Brisbane Chairman following the story.
In 1999 he joined the Seven network and was promoted to Chief Football Reporter, appearing nationally broadcast Sportsworld every Sunday. He was also “Fill-in” sports anchor for Seven News and host and creator of reality football TV show “The Club”
Craig joined Triple M in 1997 and two years later hosted the top rating ‘Ralphy and Hutch’show. He has called AFL games every Saturday night for the past eight years.
Craig has joined the team of Sam Newman, James Brayshaw, Stephen Quartermain and JasonDunstall which each Sunday provides a preview to the days game.
He has been the recipient of many awards. These include being Five-time winner of the AFL Media Association Awards “Best Electronic News Reporter” and a Quill (Victorian Journalism Awards) for the most outstanding reporter in overall news.
In eight years covering sport, Craig has developed his own unique style of sports reporting and is a popular and recognisable figure amongst the public. Craig’s speciality is football, however during his tenure with Channel 7 and formerly Channel 10 Craig has become accustomed to reporting on numerous sporting events.
He is an engaging and entertaining speaker and a very polished master of ceremonies.