During her time at Fox, Mel had the privilege of reporting from world-class sporting events such as the Rugby World Cup in 2003, Netball, Cricket and the Australian Open Tennis, and has interviewed the likes of David Beckham, Greg Norman and Alan Shearer.
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Mel has grown up as a huge cricket fan and lists Shane Warne and Steve Waugh amongst her favourite sportsmen of all time. In 2013, Mel joined Network Ten to host the KFC T20 Big Bash League alongside the likes of Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Mark Waugh, Damien Fleming and Sir Viv Richards.
In February 2014, off the back of the KFC T20 Big Bash League, Mel hosted the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, before jetting back to Melbourne for the 2014 Formula One Australian Grand Prix and the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships on TEN.
In June, she headed to Brazil as TEN’s correspondent for the World Cup before jetting across to Europe to host the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, continuing what has been a hectic but exciting year for her with TEN Sport.
Follow Mel on twitter: @Mel_Mclaughlin