Jim Wilson (sports journalist)

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Jim Wilson (born 1968[1]) is an Australian sports journalist and reporter.

Wilson is currently sport presenter on Seven News Sydney and Seven Afternoon News.

Career[edit]

Wilson made Australian television history in August 2012 when he replaced Tony Squires as sports presenter on Seven News Sydney. This was the first time a married couple has anchored an Australian news bulletin as Wilson is married to Seven News presenter Chris Bath.[1][2]

In August 2013, Jim was appointed sport presenter on a revamped Seven Afternoon News.

Wilson was also a reporter for the Seven Network during the 2012 London Olympics, appearing on various Seven Network news bulletins and programs. This was also the sixth time Jim had covered the Olympics, either as a reporter or as a commentator.

Personal life[edit]

In January 2012, Wilson married Seven News Sydney presenter Chris Bath after dating for three years.

Wilson's sister is journalist Rebecca Wilson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Channel 7 star Chris Bath marries sports reporter Jim Wilson in a secret wedding ceremony". The Telegraph. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Jim Wilson joins wife Chris Bath in Seven News revamp". TV Tonight. 27 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
Preceded by
Originator
Seven Afternoon News
Sport Presenter

August 2013-
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Tony Squires
Seven News Sydney
Weeknight Sport Presenter

August 2012-
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
?
Seven News Melbourne
Weeknight Sport Presenter

?-2004
Succeeded by
Beverley O'Connor