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8 April 1970 |
Sami Lukis (born 8 April 1970) is an Australian television and radio personality.
Lukis has appeared on the Nine Network as weather presenter on Today, and for Network Ten on the children's educational program Totally Wild. She also worked in radio as a breakfast news reader and presenter for Nova 96.9 on the Merrick and Rosso show.
Before starting her media career, Lukis graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business Communication, majoring in Film and Television with a minor in Journalism. Lukis was awarded the Federation of Radio Broadcasters Prize for the most outstanding student in broadcast journalism.
Between 1995 and 1997, Lukis was a regular face on Good Morning Australia, Inside Sport, Monday to Friday, Bright Ideas, Ernie & Denise, At Home with John Mangos and Infobreak, presenting advertorials. She also hosted the infomercial series, Celebrity Home Shopping. In 1993 Lukis was a reporter on the Network Ten Adventure Program, Wild Weekend.
In 1999, Lukis hosted the Network Ten New Year's Eve Special, Video Hits: Funk ! The Millennium, co-hosted the Network Special, WAKAKIRRI, and was a regular guest on CHEEZ TV. In 1999 Lukis was also the Network Ten Face of Motorsport and a roving reporter for LGTV, the live big-screen production at Stadium Australia for the Socceroos vs Brazil game.
As of August 2009, Lukis is the newsreader for the Grill Team breakfast radio program airing on Triple M Sydney, though from December 2010 Lukis parted ways from Triple M and was replaced by Rachel Corbett as being the breakfast newsreader from January 2011.
Lukis appears regularly on 20-1 on the Nine Network, and The Morning Show, on the Seven Network. Lukis also occasionally appears in the Greater Union Cinebuzz Show, which is shown in Greater Union foyers and online. She has interviewed many celebrities on the red carpet including Steve Carell, Nicole Kidman, Jerry Seinfeld, Sam Worthington and Sarah Jessica Parker. Lukis is also a host for Cinelive, most recently presenting live from the Andre Rieu concert in Sydney.
Lukis also in November 2011 appeared on Ant and Becks' show on MixFM, filling in for Becks. In April 2012, Anthony Toohey (aka Becks) left MixFM and Lukis was announced as his replacement working alongside Ant Simpson.
Lukis in 2013 will be co-hosting a Radio show on Sydney's MIX 106.5 with Yumi Stynes.
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- Sami Lukis at the Internet Movie Database
- Sami Lukis - Grill Team - Triple M Sydney
- Greater Union Cinebuzz Show
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