13 Facts About Mel McLaughlin


Melanie Louise McLaughlin was born on September 1979 and is an Australian sport presenter for the Seven Network.


Mel McLaughlin started her television career with Sky News in Sydney, as a reporter and presenter.


Mel McLaughlin hosted Ten's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, 2014 Commonwealth Games and Australian F1 Grand Prix.


Mel McLaughlin was host of the short-lived The Thursday Night Sport Show alongside Sam Mac and Mark Howard, and a fill-in sports presenter on Ten Eyewitness News Sydney.


Mel McLaughlin was sanctioned with a 10,000 fine for inappropriate conduct.


Mel McLaughlin was appointed weeknight sport presenter on Seven News Sydney replacing Jim Wilson.


Mel McLaughlin hosted Seven's coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics, 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as well as the network's coverage of the Australian Swimming Championships and 2017 Rugby League World Cup.


Mel McLaughlin has filled in as sports presenter on Sunrise and on Seven Morning News.


Mel McLaughlin was born in September 1979 in Sydney to an Anglo-Indian mother and an English father who had migrated to Australia in 1978.


Mel McLaughlin was raised in Quakers Hill, New South Wales where she attended St Andrew's Primary School and St John Paul II Catholic College.


Mel McLaughlin was married to Australian actor Luke Panic from 2012 to 2014.


Mel McLaughlin is currently in a relationship with British former footballer Ashley Westwood.


Mel McLaughlin is an ambassador for the Lung Foundation Australia, having lost a sister to lung cancer.