Journalist, author, television presenter and ambassador for working mum’s, Melissa Doyle has become one of Australia’s best loved TV personalities. You’ll find her co-hosting Seven’s early morning Sunrise program alongside David Koch, or on popular nostalgia show Where Are They Now? The three time Silver Logie nominated presenter is also the author of a weekly column for the Sunday Herald Sun titled Balancing Act.
A long and rewarding career in media as a television presenter and journalist, Melissa Doyle has earned the respect of Australians for her professional manor and caring nature.
Melissa is one of the most popular faces in media after joining with Seven News Australia.
fter graduating from Charles Sturt University with a Degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1990, Mel began her career as a television news reporter in Canberra before joining the Seven Network in 1995. In a varied career, she has covered major news stories from around Australia and the world – as diverse as state and federal elections, the rescue of the trapped miners at Beaconsfield, the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine and the Inauguration of Barack Obama. Melissa has also covered the Sydney, Athens and Beijing Olympic Games, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Academy Awards and was the first journalist to interview Tom Cruise following the birth of his daughter Suri.
Melissa has interviewed some of the world's most famous faces, from Jane Fonda, Katy Perry and Stevie Nicks to Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Jerry Lewis and Justin Bieber.
Formerly co-host of Sunrise, Melissa formed one of television’s most charismatic and popular partnerships with Kochie (David Koch) and hosted landmark televisions specials such as TV Turns 50, Reach out to Asia Tsunami Appeal and Where Are They Now?
A multiple Silver Logie nominee as Most Popular Television Presenter, Melissa was voted one of the "most real celebrity mums" and regularly polls in the Top 50 of Reader's Digests annual list of Most Trusted Australians.
Off screen, Mel is devoted to her many charities. She is the National Patron for Make A Wish and an ambassador for Westmead Children's Hospital, World Vision, Children's Cancer Institute and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Melissa is also an ambassador for the Federal Government's National Road Safety Council and is the Number One Ticket Holder for the GWS Giants (AFL) and Whittlesea Eagles (Vic AFL).
Melissa co-authored the Working Mothers Survival Guide in 2007.
An accomplished media personality, Melissa Doyle is available for speaking, Corporate MC and event hosting.