Melissa Doyle

Melissa Doyle is one of the most popular media personalities in Australia. 

A journalist and author, Melissa also hosts the weekend breakfast program for radio station smoothfm between
6am and 10am. Melissa

After graduating from Charles Sturt University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1990, Mel began her career as a television news reporter in Canberra before joining the Seven Network in 1995.

A multiple Silver Logie nominee as Most Popular Television Presenter, Melissa co-authored the Working Mothers Survival Guide in 2007. Her second book, Alphabet Soup, was published in March 2014.

Married to John and the proud mother of Nicholas and Talia, Melissa is involved in several charities, which all have a direct focus on children. 

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and I share the same values. I believe we need to protect our children from all forms of violence and promote caring, friendliness and mutual respect. This is why I am honoured to officially become its Ambassador.

“I have been involved in many activities with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation over the years and I have always been impressed with what it does.”

“The work of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation resonates deeply with me as a mum of two children. I want my kids to grow up in a world of respect and caring and this is why I support the Foundation and its initiatives.” 

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