Alex Cullen (journalist)

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Alex Cullen (born 28 November 1980) is an Australian journalist.

Career[edit]

In early 2003, Cullen began working as a reporter for Prime News in Wagga Wagga. He then moved to Western Australia becoming a reporter for Golden West News in Kalgoorlie and then Bunbury where he also became GWN7's sports presenter. He then began working for Seven News in Perth in 2006, before moving to be a sports producer on Sunrise in 2007. Six months later, Cullen returned to the screen as a general reporter for Sydney's edition of Seven News.

Cullen was appointed as weekend sports presenter in late 2007, before becoming weeknight sports presenter in January 2009 after Matt White left the position to host Today Tonight.[1]

In addition to working with Seven Network, Cullen has worked for ABC Local Radio, 2BS, B-Rock FM and 2GB.[2]

In April 2010, Cullen was promoted to reporter of Seven's Sunday Night public affairs program, with Tony Squires replacing him as weeknight sport presenter on Seven News Sydney.[3]

Early life[edit]

Cullen was born in Dubbo, NSW and grew up on a farm near Coonamble and attended Coonamble High School. He then attended St. Ignatius' College, Riverview and went on to complete a Bachelor of Communications - Journalism degree at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst.

Personal life[edit]

In April 2017, Cullen married Bonnie Campbell at a property in Wallalong, Hunter Valley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex Cullen makes the team". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Seven News Presenter Profiles". Yahoo!7. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sports presenter joins Sunday Night". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 14 April 2010. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Ben Damon
Seven News Sydney
Weekend Sports Presenter

2007 - 2009
Succeeded by
Johanna Griggs
Preceded by
Matthew White
Seven News Sydney
Weeknight Sports Presenter

2009 - 2010
Succeeded by
Tony Squires