James Bracey has quickly risen through the ranks to become one of the Nine Network’s most versatile and leading sports presenters.
Since joining the team at Nine in 2016, James is now the main anchor for some of the network’s highest-rating sports coverage – including for the NRL, State of Origin and Grand Final, along with The Presidents Cup and the Australian Open. He is also the anchor for the popular Sports Sunday program and more recently was appointed as the leading sports anchor for Nine News.
Following his graduation from the University of Newcastle in 2005, with a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism), James joined Sky News as a sports reporter and presenter.
During his thirteen-year stint at Sky News, James hosted the very popular SportsNight evening show and covered three Summer Olympic Games (Beijing, London & Rio de Janeiro), two Winter Olympic Games (Vancouver & Sochi), the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, as well as the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Beyond television presenting, James is an experienced and in-demand event MC.
Originally from the Central Coast, James now resides on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with his wife Margot and their baby daughter, Matilda.