Mr Justin Smith
Journalist, Broadcaster & Writer
Justin Smith is a Melbourne based journalist, broadcaster and writer. He’s the presenter of national radio program Macquarie Weekly across the Macquarie Network (2GB, 3AW, 4BC, 6PR), a columnist with The Herald Sun, and a weekly guest on Seven’s Sunrise program.
He was the executive producer for the Neil Mitchell program on 3AW for 11 years, before he hosted the drive program on 2UE Sydney for two years. He’s received numerous awards including a Walkley and Quill Awards from the Melbourne Press Club as part of the Mitchell program, and multiple awards from Commercial Radio Australia for his on air and off air work.
In 2013 he went to Afghanistan to host a series of national radio programs from the war zone, and was the host of the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing for the Macquarie Radio Network.
As a writer, his columns regularly appear in the Herald Sun and nationally through News Corp online. And his novel Babies of the Rose is set to be published mid 2019.
Justin is a board director for the Australian Childhood Foundation, and sits on the advisory board of TLC for Kids.
He’s married with two children.