Marty Sheargold

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Marty Sheargold
Born
Martin Donald Sheargold

(1971-06-19) 19 June 1971 (age 51)
PartnerAng (2012-16)
Children2
Career
ShowMarty Sheargold Show
Previous show(s)The Shebang; Meshel, Tim and Marty; Kate, Tim and Marty

Martin Donald Sheargold[1] (born 19 June 1971) is an Australian stand-up comedian and radio broadcaster.

Sheargold was part of Nova FM's national drive show Kate, Tim & Marty with Kate Ritchie and Tim Blackwell until 11 September 2020.[2] He is currently the host of the Marty Sheargold Show on Triple M Melbourne.[3]

Early life[edit]

Sheargold went to school at Daramalan College in Canberra.[4]

Career[edit]

Sheargold's first job in radio was replacing Greg Fleet on a breakfast radio show in Adelaide. He appeared as a guest comedian on the RMITV show Under Melbourne Tonight on 2 November 1995.[5]

Marty has also appeared in Australian TV comedy productions such as The Micallef Program in 1998 and The Mick Molloy Show in 1999 where he appeared in the 'Bob's Scrapbook' segment. He was also seen on Russell Gilbert Live (2000) and Russell Gilbert Was Here! (2001), and as host, creator and writer on Hahn Ice Headliners (1997–98) on The Comedy Channel.

In 2003, Sheargold appeared in Bad Eggs, The Forest and in Welcher & Welcher as 'The Courier'. He returned to television in 2009 as Paolo in The Librarians.

From 2003 to 2008, Marty was the co-host of Triple M's The Shebang with Fifi Box and later a third host, Paul Murray, which initially aired as a national drive-time show, before moving to the breakfast slot in Sydney from 2007. The show finished in October 2008,[6] with Sheargold being away because of the birth of his first daughter.

In May 2010, Sheargold joined Nova 106.9 replacing Ash Bradnam. In August 2011, Meshel, Tim and Marty moved to Melbourne and became the national drive show on Nova FM replacing Fitzy and Wippa. After Meshel Laurie departed in 2014, Kate Ritchie joined the drive show which became known as Kate, Tim & Marty.

Sheargold has been a panelist on Under Melbourne Tonight, The Micallef Program, The Mick Molloy Show, The Project, Dirty Laundry Live and Have You Been Paying Attention?.

In 2019, Sheargold made a return to standup comedy after 20 years away from the stage. He sold out the initial 11 shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Due to the overwhelming success of the initial 11 shows, he added 27 additional shows to the tour in 2020, returning for more shows in all the major capital cities plus Hobart, Canberra and Cairns.

On 24 July 2020, Sheargold announced his resignation from Kate, Tim & Marty and his last show was on 11 September.[7]

On 12 December 2020, after several months of media speculation, it was revealed that Sheargold would host the Marty Sheargold Show in 2021. The show would replace The Hot Breakfast on Triple M Melbourne after the departure of Eddie McGuire. [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Wil (8 April 2020). "WILOSOPHY with Marty Sheargold". WILOSOPHY (Podcast). Event occurs at 06:06. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Joel Creasey Announced As Marty Sheargold's Replacement". NovaFM. 21 August 2020. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  3. ^ "The Marty Sheargold Show Will Be Triple M Melbourne's New Breakfast Show In 2021". Triple M. Southern Cross Austereo. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  4. ^ Daramalan College Alumni (9 October 2016), Two ex-students were in the news over the weekend. Marty Sheargold (Class of 1989) won the coveted Best On-Air Team (Metro FM) category at the 28th annual Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne, Facebook, retrieved 31 January 2017
  5. ^ "UMT list'95". Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  6. ^ Javes, Sue (11 August 2008). "Rock bottom beckons". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  7. ^ Challenor, Jake (24 July 2020). "Marty Sheargold to depart Nova". radiotoday.com.au. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  8. ^ Carmody, Broede (12 December 2020). "Marty Sheargold to replace Eddie McGuire on Triple M breakfast". www.theage.com.au.

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