Speaker available for hire, based in New South Wales
Mark Beretta is Australia’s most watched sport presenter, author, engineer, 10-times Australian water ski champion, Dancing With The Stars contestant, and marathon bike rider. As resident sports guru for the Seven Network’s Sunrise program, Mark’s half hourly sports reports are seen by almost half a million Australians every day.
Mark began his career at radio 3GL, Geelong in 1988. The following year he moved to Triple M Melbourne as a sports reporter.
In 1994, Mark joined Channel Ten to commentate and report for its National Basketball League coverage. His work impressed executives at Seven Melbourne and within a year, he was working as a sports reporter for the Seven Network.While sport has always been Mark’s first love, he graduated with an Engineering Degree, and has worked with BHP and Honeywell.
A veteran of five Olympic Games broadcasts, Mark was one of the anchors for Seven’s award winning coverage of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. Mark also co-anchored “Follow the Flame”, the live coverage of the final week of the Olympic Torch Relay, watched by millions of Australians.
Mark was a member of Seven’s distinguished AFL commentary team, and he has also hosted Seven’s coverage of the Manchester Commonwealth Games, the Nagano Winter Olympics, Bathurst 24 Hour Race, the World Cup Aerials, the Moomba Masters, the Australian Super Touring Car Championships, the Kellogg’s Surf League, and Seven’s Winter Sport Series.
Mark is part of the Seven Network’s coverage of the V8 Supercar series, where he provides updates from down on the race track and in pit lane during race coverage and also hosts Seven’s weekly V8?s show ‘V8?s Xtra’.
Mark’s own sporting achievements provide treasured memories. He is a 10-time Australian Water Ski champion, a silver medalist at the Singapore International Masters, and held a U.S. Regional record.