Mary Gearin is the ABC’s National Sport Correspondent.
A former Europe Correspondent, based in the London bureau, Mary led the ABC’s coverage of major breaking world news events, such as the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks, the Germanwings disaster, Greece’s 2015 elections and financial crisis, and the birth of Prince George. Mary also covered the Ukraine crisis, the 2013 papal elections and the Cyprus financial crisis. Her versatility and love of sport came to the fore as the face of the ABC’s coverage of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Mary contributes across all ABC platforms, and to programmes including the ABC’s flagship current affairs programme, 7.30, and Lateline. Mary began her career as an ABC cadet in Canberra and has occupied varied roles across the network, including presenting ABC News Breakfast and covering the Athens Olympics.
She also worked at Channel Nine, as a sports feature journalist and a presenter at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.