Michael Smyth (born 1972 or 1973) is an Australian journalist.
Smyth was a newsreader and reporter with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for almost 12 years. He read the weekend edition of ABC TV News with Neil Cross, and for many years read the weekday news. His work also featured on the weekly current affairs program Stateline. He also occasionally hosted programs on 891 ABC Adelaide.
In 2005 he won the South Australian Media Awards|South Australian Media Award for Best TV Broadcaster.
In September 2008 it was announced that Smyth would leave the ABC and join NWS-9 working as a senior reporter for Nine News. He has since acted as fill in news presenter and as host of A Current Affair. In 2009 he reported from the scene of the Victorian bushfire disaster.
Smyth began presenting the news with Kate Collins in 2011.
- "SA Media Awards – History". SA Media Awards. Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance. 2005. Retrieved 2009-05-16.[dead link]
- Iannella, Antimo (19 October 2011). "Experienced newsreaders Georgina McGuinness and Michael Smyth gone". AdelaideNow. News Limited. Retrieved 22 October 2011.
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