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Tracy Grimshaw

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Tracy Grimshaw
Born (1960-06-03) 3 June 1960 (age 57)
Nationality Australian
Occupation Journalist
Television presenter
Notable credit(s) Today
A Current Affair
National Nine News
Children Chris Williams
Parent(s) Barbra Grimshaw (mother)

Tracy Grimshaw (born 3 June 1960) is an Australian journalist and television presenter. She is currently the host of A Current Affair and was a co-host of Today for nine years.


Grimshaw's career began in 1981 when she joined National Nine News in Melbourne as a reporter. In 1985 she began presenting news bulletins and by 1987 had been appointed as the presenter of National Nine Morning News.[1]

Through the early 1990s, Grimshaw reported on overseas events for the Nine Network, as well as reporting for A Current Affair and hosting the program over the summer non-ratings period.

In 1995, Grimshaw appeared as co-host of The Midday Show with David Reyne. The following year she was host of Today on Saturday and Animal Hospital.[1]

In November 1996, Grimshaw was appointed as the co-host of Today with Steve Liebmann, a position she held for nine years. She finished her role as co-host of Today on 23 December 2005 and was replaced by Jessica Rowe.

On 30 January 2006, Grimshaw began presenting A Current Affair, replacing Ray Martin. In May 2006, she interviewed Beaconsfield Mine disaster survivors Todd Russell and Brant Webb in a special two-hour presentation called The Great Escape.[1]

Personal life

On 7 May 2015, Grimshaw was involved in a horse riding accident believed to be at her property in Sydney's north-western suburbs. She was airlifted to Westmead Hospital reportedly within seven minutes. Cameron Williams filled in for that night's episode of A Current Affair. Grimshaw is an avid horse rider and was wearing a helmet during the accident.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "The ACA Team: Tracy Grimshaw". 6 July 2006. 
  2. ^ Galbraith, Jenny; Jordan, Bev (7 May 2015). "A Current Affair host Tracy Grimshaw flown to Westmead Hospital by CareFlight after horse riding accident.". Herald Sun. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
Media offices
New television program
Today on Saturday

Succeeded by
Richard Wilkins and Tara Brown
Preceded by
Liz Hayes
Co-host with Steve Liebmann and Karl Stefanovic

November 1996 – December 2005
Succeeded by
Jessica Rowe
Preceded by
Ray Martin
A Current Affair

30 January 2006 – present

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