Fifi Box

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Fifi Box
FifiBoxSept2011.jpg
Box in September 2011
Birth name Fiona Box
Born (1977-03-05) 5 March 1977 (age 37)
Show Fifi & Dave
Station(s) Fox FM Melbourne
Country Australia
Previous show(s) Fifi and Jules on Today Network
The Shebang on Triple M
Website Fifi & Dave

Fiona "Fifi" Box (born 5 March 1977) is an Australian radio broadcaster and television presenter.

Career[edit]

Box is perhaps best known on television for her standout performance on Dancing with the Stars on the Seven Network in 2007 and regular guest appearances on Sunrise and Thank God You're Here.

Her early career was spent in regional Australia working at stations 2MC/ROXFM Port Macquarie, 3TR Traralgon and 3GG Warragul.

In 2000 she co-hosted a late-night show on TTFM Melbourne and within months, was picked up by the Triple M network to co-host a national night show based on relationships. When the show came to an end, she moved to the breakfast timeslot to produce Amanda Keller, Mikey Robins and Peter Berner.

In 2003, Box joined the The Shebang on Triple M and stayed with the station until 2008.

In January 2009, Box joined Sunrise as weather presenter where she replaced David Brown and stayed in this position until December 2009. In January 2010, she was appointed as Entertainment Editor on Sunrise where she interviews celebrities and presents entertainment segments. Grant Denyer returned to Sunrise as weather presenter.

In November 2010, it was revealed that Box was going to be co-host with Jules Lund on Fifi and Jules across the Today Network leaving Friday's show open for Hamish and Andy to do their show. The show started in February 2011.[1]

In November 2013, Box announced that she is going to co-host Fifi & Dave with Dave Thornton on Fox FM in 2014 replacing Jo Stanley and Matt Tilley.

Personal life[edit]

Box was raised in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Her brother is Augie March keyboardist Kiernan Box.

On 19 November 2012 she announced that she was pregnant on live radio via her radio show 'Fifi and Jules', On 17 December it was reported that Grant Kenny was the father of the baby.[2] On 5 April 2013, Box gave birth to a baby girl, named Beatrix 'Trixie' Belle Box.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephenson, Alison. (24 November 2010) Fifi Box and Jules Lund take over from Hamish Blake and Andy Lee. News.com.au. Retrieved on 24 April 2013.
  2. ^ Stephenson, Alison. (17 December 2012) Mag reportedly reveals name of Fifi's secret baby daddy. News.com.au. Retrieved on 24 April 2013.
  3. ^ Chandra, Jessica (5 April 2013) Fifi Box Welcomes a Baby Girl!. Popsugar.com.au. Retrieved on 24 April 2013.
  4. ^ Austereo radio host Fifi Box names her daughter Beatrix Belle Box, news.com.au, 11 April 2013.

External links[edit]

Media offices
Preceded by
Nuala Hafner
Sunrise
Entertainment Editor

January 2010 - December 2012
Succeeded by
Nelson Aspen
Preceded by
David Brown
Sunrise
Weather Presenter

January 2009 – December 2009
Succeeded by
Grant Denyer