Stephanie Brantz is one of Australia’s most popular sports presenters. Beginning her television career on SBS from 2000 to 2006, she has since worked on the Nine Network, Fox Sports and is now on ABC.
Married to Fox Sports football commentator Simon Hill, Stephanie Brantz is in high demand for MC and speaking roles.
After briefly presenting at Fox Sports, Stephanie took on the host role at ABC TV Sport and Events. She is a commentator for the W-League football coverage and hosts numerous sport broadcasts each season including basketball, cricket, golf, hockey and Shute Shield Rugby. She also led the ABC’s coverage of the London Paralympic Games in 2012 and fronted the 2013 New Year’s Eve coverage alongside Lawrence Mooney.
For the past four years, Brantz has been host of the Anzac Day Dawn Service from Gallipoli. In 2015 she hosted the Lone Pine Commemorations and the Gallipoli Symphony. In addition she hosts the Australian of the Year Awards and the Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony in Canberra on Australia Day.
Sport: A self-confessed ‘sport nut’, Stephanie – originally from Brisbane – represented Queensland at State level competition in netball, basketball and swimming before launching a modelling career that orchestrated a move to Sydney.
Media: She moved into media with SBS, starting with news presentation on a show called On the Ball. She covered news for The World Game and later became host of Toyota World Spot. She was the ‘face of the World Cup’ for SBS during their coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
TV: She then moved to the Nine Network where she hosted sport on the Sunday program, Nine News and on Nightline as well as fronting a weekly highlights show of the National Basketball League and boundary reporting for the 2006/07 Ashes Cricket coverage.