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Charlie King

Charlie King


After Dinner - Inspiration - Inspirational - Keynote Speakers - Radio Personalities

Radio Sports Broadcaster

Charlie has been a sport broadcaster with the ABC since 1994. Based in Darwin, he commentates local Australian Rules, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Netball, Hockey and cricket.

He presents 'Territory Sport' on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television in the Northern Territory and each Saturday he hosts, as a part of Grandstand, Sport talk on ABC Darwin and Territory Radio.

Territorians are renowned for their love of sport; both as players and spectators. Football, Sepak Takraw, netball, you name it, they play it. Charlie King is in the thick of it all, Northern Territory style.

Charlie was born in Alice Springs and moved to Darwin in 1966. He has tried his hand at most sports. He currently coaches Australian Rules in Darwin and is the coach of the NT Women's Australian Rules team. He is also a football umpire, plays tennis, cricket, golf and is an avid runner.

Most embarrassing moment on-air?
Reading a tennis up-date live on air and instead of saying "two rubbers to love" Saying "two lovers to rub".

Presentation Topics Include

  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Facilitator
  • Anecdotal keynote speaker


Charlie was on the ball, warm and humerous…..perfect for our audience.

Charlie was a pleasure to work with and great MC for our event.
Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development

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