Sam Pang

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Sam Pang
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Sam Pang interviews Libby Kosmala at the 2012 Australian Paralympian of the Year ceremony
Born (1973-11-03) November 3, 1973 (age 40)
Australia
Occupation Radio and television host, writer, producer

Sam Pang (born 3 November 1973) is a Chinese Australian radio and television host, writer and producer.

Career[edit]

Radio[edit]

Pang played Australian rules football for the Collingwood Football Club under-19s team in 1991. He turned to radio hosting at an age of 18 at the urging of his friends to do so.[1] He co-hosted Triple R's Breakfasters program for 5 years.[1]

In January 2011, Pang presented Summer Nights on ABC Local Radio.

During the course of the 2012 London Olympics alongside Santo Cilauro, Pang presented The Rush Hour on Melbourne's Triple M while regular hosts James Brayshaw and Billy Brownless were at the Olympics.

Television[edit]

He then began hosting a variety of television shows. In 2009, he hosted ADbc, a quiz show based on history-related topics. It aired on SBS One and lasted for one season.

In 2010, he co-hosted Santo, Sam and Ed's Cup Fever, a variety/panel/sports program coinciding with the FIFA World Cup on SBS TV. He co-hosted it with Santo Cilauro and Ed Kavalee.[2] He has written for TV Burp, which was coincidentally also hosted by Ed Kavalee on Channel Seven.

Since 2009, he has done some commentary work with Julia Zemiro on the Eurovision Song Contest as part of the Australian delegation.[3]

As of February 2012, he has reunited with Santo Cilauro and Ed Kavalee to co-host a spin-off of Cup Fever on Channel Seven called Santo, Sam and Ed's Sports Fever!. In August 2012, Pang was one of the reporters for ABC2 for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Since late 2013, Pang reunited with Santo Cilauro and Ed Kavalee to co-host Santo, Sam and Ed’s Total Football on Fox Sports.

He is a regular panellist on Network Ten's Have You Been Paying Attention?.

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