Scott Cam

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Scott Cam
Scott Cam at Man Of Steel Premiere Sydney 2013.jpg
Scott Cam at the Australian Man of Steel premiere
Born
Scott Cam

(1962-11-24) 24 November 1962 (age 59)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationTelevision presenter
Years active2000-present
EmployerNine Network
TelevisionThe Block
Spouse(s)Ann Cam
Children3

Scott Cam (born 24 November 1962) is an Australian television presenter, a recipient of the Gold Logie appearing on several lifestyle programmes on the Nine Network. He is best known as the host of the hit reality TV renovation show The Block.

Career[edit]

Cam first appeared on Nine's popular lifestyle show Backyard Blitz in 2000, alongside Jamie Durie, doing building segments until the show's cancellation in 2006. In between, he appeared on the successful Renovation Rescue (2004–present) before appearing in his own live lifestyle program Our Place. However, this was cancelled after just five episodes in 2005. From 2008 until 2010, he appeared on Domestic Blitz.

Cam hosted the 2010 series of The Block[1] and has returned as host for every season ever since.[2] He won the Silver Logie for Most Popular Presenter and the Gold Logie for Most Popular Australian TV Personality in 2014 for his work on The Block.[3] Cam also appeared as himself on a send-up of The Block on the comedy program The Joy of Sets in 2011.[4] He also hosted renovating show Reno Rumble which began airing in 2015 through to 2016 over two seasons until its cancellation.

In addition to his television work, he has written two books on building and renovating: Out The Back and the follow-up, Home Maintenance For Knuckleheads. He is also a presenter on the Triple M Saturday morning breakfast show Wrong Side of the Bed.

Scott Cam also heavily features as the brand ambassador for Mitre 10 Australia, and has been doing so since 2011.

He was the subject of an episode of the Australian television genealogical program Who Do You Think You Are? which screened on SBS on 30 April 2019.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Work
2014 Gold Logie Most Popular Personality on Australian Television Won[3] The Block
2014 Silver Logie Most Popular Presenter Won[3]
2015 Gold Logie Most Popular Personality on Australian Television Nominated
Silver Logie Most Popular Presenter Nominated
2016 Gold Logie Most Popular Personality on Australian Television Nominated[5]
Nominated Reno Rumble

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Block returns to Nine, Media Spy
  2. ^ Scott Cam thinks showing The Block five nights a week is a ratings winner, thetelegraph.com.au, 14 June 2011
  3. ^ a b c Knox, David (27 April 2014). "Logie Awards 2014: Winners". TV Tonight. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Joy of Sets". Fixplay. ninemsn. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  5. ^ Knox, David (8 May 2016). "2016 Logie Awards: Winners". TV Tonight. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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