Portrait of Francis Leach

Francis Leach

Francis Leach is a broadcaster and journalist. He co-hosts the breakfast show with David Schwarz on 1116 SEN sports radio in Melbourne and is a regular panellist on ABC TV's The Offsiders and Ten's The Project.

For the last four years Francis was part of the ABC Grandstand team. He is also the creator and co-founder of the Sports Writers Festival which launched in Melbourne in late 2015.

He started his career rocking the nation at the ABC's youth radio network Triple J, where he hosted the network's morning current affairs program. Throw in a stint at ABC Radio National where he hosted a daily arts program for a while and you have the only broadcaster in the country who can lay claim to having worked with Phillip Adams and Dermott Brereton!