Richard Bayliss

about richard bayliss

Richard Bayliss is one of Australia’s leading sports broadcasters and currently serves as Director of Content at the Australian Professional Leagues (APL).

One of the most recogniseable figures in Australian football, Richard made a name for himself at Fox Sports Australia where he spent six years as a reporter and presenter covering the A-League.

In 2016, he joined Optus Sport and served as the channel’s inaugural Director of Sport over a highly successful five-year period where he was integral in the platform’s growth.

During this time, Richard played a central role in the broadcaster’s coverage of the Premier League, 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup, 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and Euro 2020 as well as the award-winning Football Belongs feature documentary series.

An exemplary public presenter and speaker, Richard is available for corporate speaking, hosting and emceeing engagements in addition to any sports broadcasting opportunities – with a particular focus on football and motor sports.


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