Myf Warhurst grew up in regional Victoria and studied music and fine arts at Melbourne University. After writing arts and music stories for The Age and street magazine Inpress, she became Managing Editor of Inpress in 1999. After her first radio gig as showbiz reporter on Merrick and Rosso’s Triple J Drive Show, she moved to the Triple J Saturday night request show in 2000 and landed the afternoon shift in 2003. In 2008 she joined Peter Helliar on the Pete and Myf Triple M Melbourne Breakfast Show. Since then Myf has hosted the ABC Radio daily afternoon show, been a columnist for The Guardian and The Age and reports regularly for The Project on Network Ten.
Best known for her seven-year stint as a team captain on ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks, Myf currently presents the Bang On podcast with Zan Rowe, discussing the biggest issues in art, music and pop culture. She also lends her voice to popular ABC Kids show Bluey, and recently presented on Play School: Story Time. She entered the South African jungle for the sixth series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Australia, where she was one of the most popular contestants.
Since 2017, Myf has hosted the Eurovision Song Contest alongside Joel Creasey. And Spick & Specks lives on!
The Wheeler Centre Gala 2017: Stories for the Dead
Eko Supriyanto, Candy Bowers, Deborah Cheetham, Eddie Ayres, Nobuko Aiso, Myf Warhurst, Kakushin Nishihara, Pichet Klunchun, David Astle, Ramona Koval, Clementine Ford, Amanda Palmer