Joe Hildebrand

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Joe Hildebrand
Born (1976-06-23) 23 June 1976 (age 38)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Journalist

Joe Hildebrand (born 23 June 1976) is a journalist based in Sydney, Australia.

Hildebrand works for The Daily Telegraph newspaper, as well as on television with Network Ten and on radio with Triple M.


Hildebrand was awarded a "high commendation" at the 2004 Walkley Awards.[1]

Articles by Hildebrand often contain elements of humour in order to incite comments from readers and contributors. Hildebrand appeared on the ABC's national talk program, Q&A, on 30 May 2011 and 12 September 2011.[2] He has also made several appearances on the ABC's national current affairs program, The Drum, since December 2010.[3] He has had a weekly spot on Channel Seven's The Morning Show as well as Sky News Australia talk program Paul Murray Live.

Hildebrand was the host of television series Dumb, Drunk and Racist, which debuted on ABC2 on Wednesday 20 June 2012.[4] The fourth highest rating Australian program in the history of ABC2, Dumb, Drunk and Racist followed Hildebrand and four Indian travellers around Australia to test whether the popular Indian perception of Australians as stupid, intoxicated bigots was correct. Early figures for the first episode had average audience numbers in the five capital cities alone at 266,000, with a peak of just under 320,000.[5]

In November 2013, Hildebrand joined Network Ten's new morning show Studio 10 as a panellist alongside Ita Buttrose, Jessica Rowe and Sarah Harris.

In January 2014, Hildebrand joined Triple M to co-host a national drive time radio program with Matt Tilley.[6]

The 18 of June of 2014 Joe Hildebrand and Matt Tilleydid made comments on the show "The one Percenters" of TRIPLE M radio . The phrase who generates the polemic was that "EVERYBODY in Colombia, owns, sells and do Cocaine". These comments generated a online campaign and a diplomatic letter from the embassy of Colombia in Australia. The letter ask for an Apologize from the radio station and the radio commentators.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Hildebrand was born in Melbourne and he moved to Sydney in 2000.[9]

Hildebrand is married with one child.[10]


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