Pang (right) with Libby Kosmala at the 2012 Australian Paralympian of the Year ceremony
3 November 1973
|Occupation||Radio and television presenter, writer, producer, comedian|
|Known for||Have You Been Paying Attention?|
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Samuel Pang (born 3 November 1973) is an Australian radio and television presenter, writer, producer and comedian of Chinese heritage.
Pang played Australian rules football for the Collingwood under-19s team in 1991. He then went on to play country football in regional Victoria and Tasmania for a number of years. He remained in the city holding down a range of odd jobs and received a small fee for his football services. He turned to radio hosting at the age of 28 at the urging of his friends to do so. He co-hosted Triple R's Breakfasters program for 5 years.
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.
In September 2016, Pang joined Santo Cilauro and Ed Kavalee to co-host a podcast version of Santo, Sam and Ed's Total Football on ABC Radio.
Pang's television career is known for his hosting roles in a variety of television shows. His first hosting role was in 2009, when 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. He has written for TV Burp, which was also hosted by Ed Kavalee on Channel Seven.
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.
Pang is married and has a daughter and is currently living in Melbourne. He also has a Silky Terrier named Paw Paw.
- on YouTube
- "Mixing humour and history" by Debi Enker, The Age, 20 August 2009
- "Jonathan Brown and Sam Pang to join Chrissie Swan on Nova100 hosting breakfast in 2016". mUmBRELLA. Retrieved 2015-11-30.
- "NOVA's New Brekkie Show Chrissie, Sam & Browny Go Live A Day Early!". BandT. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
- "SBS off to Eurovision 2009!". SBS. Retrieved 24 November 2015.