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Johanna Griggs


Lifestyle - Media - Olympic Speakers - Sport - Sports Speakers in Australia

Swimmer and TV host

Channel Seven sports host and former elite swimmer, Johanna Griggs has become one of Australia’s most popular and loved personalities. She has clocked up over 15 years satiating Australia’s desire for sports news, and counts the Sydney and Beijing Olympics in her stable of achievements. Host of Seven’s House & Garden, Auction Squad and regular guest on several panel programs, Johanna’s adaptability and energy make her an in-demand MC and host.

Johanna Griggs returned the Beijing Olympics where she was one of the hosts on the Seven Network's telecast. She is the host of Better Homes and Gardens. Earlier in the year she again hosted both the Medibank International and Australian Open.

In past years Johanna has hosted the Adidas International and Australian Open, Sportsworld and Better Homes and Gardens. She also hosted the Melbourne Racing Carnival telecasts and The World Gymnastics.

In 2002 Johanna travelled to Salt Lake City where she hosted the Seven Network's coverage of the Winter Olympics and in 2006 she was hosted this event in Turin.

Johanna Griggs returned to the Seven Network in 2001 after successfully co-hosting the Network's 'Olympic Sunrise' program in 2000. That year she hosted the Adidas International Tennis broadcast, followed immediately by the Australian Open. Also in 2001 she was part of the Sunday morning panel show 'Sportsworld". During the year Johanna also presented several of the Seven Network's special sport broadcasts. She also hosted Auction Squad.

After taking two years out of television to have her two children, Johanna ed Foxtel in 1999 where she was a regular panelist on Beauty and the Beast which also aired on the Ten Network. She also presented several 'Specials'.

In 1998 Johanna was a regular guest on the A.B.C.'s 'Good News Week' and also appeared on the special series of 'Good News Weekend' She continued to appear on the show when it moved to the Ten Network.

 Prior to her move to television she represented Australia in swimming, winning Bronze at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990.

Johanna is also the Ambassador for New Idea and writes for the magazine.

 In 2007 Johanna was appointed to the Board of Events New South Wales.

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