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Host of New Home Program Auction Squad

Seven Network Limited

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Email: j***@***.au

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Seven Network Limited

160 Harbour Esplanade

Docklands, Victoria 3008

Australia

Company Description

Seven Group Holdings Limited (SGH) is a leading Australian diversified operating and investment group with market leading businesses and investments in industrial services and media. In industrial services, WesTrac Group is the sole authorised Caterpillar ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Host

Better Homes & Gardens

Affiliations

Board Member
Beyondblue

Board Member
Asiania Sport For All Association

Education

Honorary Doctorate of Letters

Web References (197 Total References)


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Johanna Griggs has hosted Seven's Better Homes and Gardenssince 2005. Over that time she has also hosted the network's Brisbane International, APIA Sydney International (formerly the Adidas then Medibank International), Australian Open and Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival telecasts. From 2001-2007 she was one of the hosts of Sportsworld. She also presented the sport news on Seven Sydney's weekend bulletins in 2009 and 2010.
Prior to her move to television, Johanna represented Australia in swimming, winning Bronze at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990, and a silver at the 1991 World Championships.
After announcing her retirement from swimming in May 1993, Johanna joined the Seven Network. She reported for shows such asSportsworld and Sydney Weekender, and hosted The AFL Half Time Show. In 1994 and 1995, Johanna hosted Seven's Summer of Tennis, and worked as a presenter of the 1994 World Swimming Championships from Rome. Later that year Johanna presented the Weekend Sports News and then became the network's first national female (and youngest ever) sports presenter.
Johanna took time out to care for her two sons, returning to television in 1998. She was a regular panellist on Foxtel'sBeauty and the Beast. She was also a regular guest on ABC TV's sports panel show, The Fat and Good News Week.
Johanna returned to Seven in 2001 after successfully co-hosting the Network's Olympic Sunrise program in 2000. That year she hosted the Adidas International Tennis broadcast, followed immediately by the Australian Open. Also in 2001 through to 2007 she was one of the hosts of the Sunday morning panel show Sportsworld. During the year Johanna also presented several of the Network's special sport broadcasts and was host of Auction Squad for five seasons.
In 2002, Johanna travelled to Salt Lake City where she became the first solo female host of any Olympics Coverage in this country when she fronted Seven's coverage of the Winter Olympics, and in 2006 she again hosted this event in Turin. She also hosted Seven's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
In 2007, she was appointed to the Board of Events New South Wales and in 2009 received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters - Honoris Causis -from Macquarie University in NSW for services to swimming, media and charity fundraising.


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Johanna Griggs | Read Johanna Griggs's Bio Better Homes & Gardens: Johanna Griggs - LifeStyle Channel LifeStyle Channel

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The former World ranked backstroker was one of Australia's youngest Commonwealth Games swimmers. She was just 16 years old when selected for the Auckland Commonwealth Games. She represented Australia for a number of years, winning Bronze at the Auckland Games in 1990 in the 100m Backstroke. She also won a Silver Medal in the Medley Relay at the 1991 World Championships in Perth. Johanna was the first Australian (female) swimmer to break the 30-second barrier for the 50m backstroke.
After announcing her retirement from swimming in May 1993, Johanna joined the Seven Network. She reported for shows such as Sportsworld and Sydney Weekender, and hosted The AFL Half Time Show. In 1994 and 1995, Johanna hosted Seven's Summer of Tennis, and worked as a commentator and presenter of the 1994 World Swimming Championships from Rome. Later that year Johanna presented the Weekend Sports News and then became Channel Seven's first national female (and youngest ever) sports presenter.
Johanna took time out to care for her two sons, returning to television in 1998. She was a regular panellist on Foxtel's Beauty and the Beast. She was also a regular guest on ABC TV's sports panel show, The Fat and Good News Week.
She hosted the opening of Stadium Australia and the opening of Fox Studios for Foxtel in 1999.
Johanna returned to the Seven Network in 2000 and together with Andrew Daddo hosted 'Olympic Sunrise' during the Sydney Olympic Games.
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Since 2001 Johanna has hosted the Adidas International, which in that year became the Medibank International, the Australian Open, and The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships. In 2002 and 2003 she also hosted the Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Iron Man Series.
In 2001 Johanna began hosting the Sunday morning live sports show, `Sportsworld', which is Australia's longest running sports show.
Johanna hosted the coverage of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games for the Seven Network, the first time an Australian woman solely hosted an Olympic's coverage.
That year she also hosted Manchester Breakfast as part of the Seven Network's coverage of the 2002 Commonwealth Games and became host of Seven's new home program Auction Squad.
During 2003, Johanna continued her hosting commitments with `Sportsworld', The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Auction Squad, Davis Cup and renovation show 'House Calls To The Rescue'.
In 2004 Johanna continued hosting Auction Squad, Sportsworld and the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and was a presenter on Seven's coverage of The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
2005 saw Johanna combining her`Sportsworld', and `Better Homes and Gardens' hosting roles with her other sport commitments including hosting the Medibank International, Australian Open broadcasts, the World Gymnastic Championships in Melbourne and once again frocking up for the Spring Racing Carnival.
Last year (2006) got off to a busy start for Johanna who once again hosted the Medibank International, and Australian Open broadcasts before heading over to Torino in Italy where she fronted Seven's coverage as host of the 20th Olympic Winter Games.
Johanna was again involved as presenter at the 2006 Melbourne Cup Carnival and returns as host at the Medibank Sydney International over Summer 2007 as well as the Australian Open.
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Johanna Griggs is a genuine sports fanatic. Her love of tennis makes the Australian Open for her the
best fortnight of sport in Australia each year. Every year she adds new favourite memories to her list.
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After retiring from swimming in May 1993, Johanna joined Seven. She went on to become Seven’s first female (and youngest ever)presenter of the weekend sports news, and has co-hosted a huge range of events such as Olympic Sunrise during the Sydney Olympics, the Medibank International, Australian Open tennis, numerous summer and winter Olympics as well as shows such as Sportsworld and Auction Squad. And of course she is currently a much-loved co-host on the top-rating Better Homes and Gardens and the weekend sport presenter for Seven News in Sydney.


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Johanna Griggs

Host
Johanna Griggs is a genuine sports fanatic. Her love of tennis makes the Australian Open for her the
best fortnight of sport in Australia each year. Every year she adds new favourite memories to her list.
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After retiring from swimming in May 1993, Johanna joined Seven. She went on to become Seven’s first female (and youngest ever)presenter of the weekend sports news, and has co-hosted a huge range of events such as Olympic Sunrise during the Sydney Olympics, the Medibank International, Australian Open tennis, numerous summer and winter Olympics as well as shows such as Sportsworld and Auction Squad. And of course she is currently a much-loved co-host on the top-rating Better Homes and Gardens and the weekend sport presenter for Seven News in Sydney.


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Johanna has been the host of Better Homes and Gardens since 2005.
Johanna is also the Weekend Sports Presenter of Seven News in Sydney, and hosts the Brisbane International, the Medibank International and the Australian Open tennis for Seven.
Prior to her move to television, Johanna represented Australia in swimming, winning Bronze at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990 in the 100m Backstroke, and Silver in the Medley Relay at the 1991 World Championships in Perth. Johanna was the first Australian female swimmer to break the 30-second barrier for the 50m backstroke.
After announcing her retirement from swimming in May 1993, Johanna joined the Seven Network. She reported for shows such as Sportsworld and Sydney Weekender, and hosted The AFL Half Time Show. In 1994 and 1995, Johanna hosted Seven's Summer of Tennis, and worked as a commentator and presenter of the 1994 World Swimming Championships from Rome. Later that year Johanna presented the Weekend Sports News and then became Channel Seven's first national female (and youngest ever) sports presenter.
Johanna took time out to care for her two sons, returning to television in 1998. She was a regular panellist on Foxtel's Beauty and the Beast. She was also a regular guest on ABC TV's sports panel show, The Fat and Good News Week.
She hosted the opening of Stadium Australia and the opening of Fox Studios for Foxtel in 1999.
Johanna returned to the Seven Network in 2000 and together with Andrew Daddo hosted 'Olympic Sunrise' during the Sydney Olympic Games.
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In 2002, Johanna travelled to Salt Lake City where she became the first solo female host of any Olympics Coverage in this country when she fronted Seven's coverage of the Winter Olympics, and in 2006 she again hosted this event in Torino.
In past years, Johanna has hosted the prime time coverage of the Beijing Olympics, the Adidas International and Australian Open and the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival telecasts.
In 2007, she was appointed to the Board of Events New South Wales and in 2009 received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters - Honoris Causis - from Macquarie University in NSW for services to swimming, media and charity fundraising.Special Promotion

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