Crocmedia has announced the signing of Nick Riewoldt to join the broadcast team for the 2019 AFL season.
Riewoldt, the former St Kilda captain and 6-time Trevor Barker Award winner, will be heard on 1116 SEN, 1629 SEN SA and form part of the AFL Nation live call team throughout the AFL season.
Pacific Star Network managing director and Crocmedia’s chief executive officer Craig Hutchison said of the signing: “To sign Nick is a major win for our audience and only adds to our exceptional stable of talent.
“Rooey displays an unprecedented level of professionalism and his footballing acumen is unparalleled.
“We know Nick’s unique perspective of the game will be insightful, measured and interesting”.
Riewoldt joins Garry Lyon and Tim Watson on 1116 SEN Breakfast every Monday morning beginning Feburary 25, and will co-host the show for a number of weeks in July.
He will also join Gerard Whateley from 9am to 10am every Thursday to provide
insights into all the hot AFL topics and preview the round ahead.
Crocmedia’s newest recruit also joins the AFL Nation team, calling games on
Australia’s biggest football radio broadcast.
Riewoldt said he was looking forward to discussing the AFL, as well as sports abroad: “I’m delighted to be joining the team to share my insight, experiences and passion for football with SEN’s loyal listeners.
“There are some great people at SEN working across a number of interesting platforms.
“I’m looking forward to joining the footy commentary team throughout the year, engaging in some banter, fun and analysis in the mornings with Gaz and Tim, as well as being a part of Whateley weekly.
“These guys are real pros and extraordinarily knowledgeable across numerous sports so being able to share my thoughts with them and the listeners is something I’m very excited about.
“I love my American sports so it will be great to be able to talk all things US sports as well as the footy”.