Gerard Whateley extends contract with SEN

Gerard Whateley has extended his contract with Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) for another three years until 2028.

His daily program Whateley has won multiple awards including Best Radio Program title at the Australian Football Media Awards five times, four wins of the Alf Brown Award for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Sports Broadcasting, an Australian Sports Commission Media Award for Best Coverage by an Individual (Broadcast) and the 2023 ACRA for Best Sports Presenter (Metro).

Alongside his program Whateley is also SEN’s Chief Sports Caller. He said:

“I’m thrilled to make another long-term commitment with SEN. I’ve never been more confident in the direction and ambition of the business and treasure my place in that.

The vision to take our audiences to the great sporting events both here and around the world remains as fierce as the day I started here. And the daily conversation surrounding sport has never been more vibrant and vital given the evolution and issues contained within the games we play.
“I’m grateful for the partnership and opportunities we are crafting together and sharing with the sports-loving public.”

SEN CEO Craig Hutchison said:

“Gerard is one of a kind in the sports broadcasting world.

His ability to take fans inside the world of sport in a meaningful and fair manner through unique story telling is unrivalled. And his live play by play sports broadcasting of every major sport showcases this story telling in a whole other sphere, catching and describing moments in a way that live in the mind for years.
“By securing his long-term commitment, SEN reaffirms its position as the forefront of quality sports journalism across all media platforms.”

2028 will be a decade since Whateley joined SEN.

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