James Bracey has quickly established himself as one of the Nine Network’s most
versatile sports presenters.
Since joining the network in 2016, James has anchored some of the network’s highest rating sports coverage including weekly coverage of the NRL, State of Origin and Grand Final, along with the popular Sports Sunday program.
In 2020, James hosted The President’s Cup golf tournament and will also be the face of Nine’s coverage of the Australian Open – the network’s second year of broadcasting following their tennis rights acquisition.
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