Alex Cullen
Born (1980-11-28) November 28, 1980 (age 43)
EducationCoonamble High School
St Ignatius' College, Riverview
Charles Sturt University
Occupation(s)Journalist, TV prsenter
Years active2003–present
EmployerNine Network
SpouseBonnie Campbell (m. 2017)

Alex Cullen (born 28 November 1980) is an Australian journalist and TV presenter.

Cullen is currently sport presenter of Nine Network's breakfast program Today.

Early life

Cullen was born in Dubbo, New South Wales[citation needed], and grew up on a farm in Coonamble, he attended Coonamble High School, and then Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview,[1] before going on to complete a journalism degree at Charles Sturt University.[2]


In early 2003, Cullen began working as a reporter for Prime News in Wagga Wagga.[2] He then moved to Western Australia becoming a reporter for Golden West News in Kalgoorlie and then Bunbury, where he also became GWN7's sports presenter.[2] He then began working for Seven News in Perth in 2006 as a general reporter, before moving to be on Sunrise in 2007. Six months later, Cullen returned to the screen as a general reporter for Seven News.[2]

Cullen was appointed weekend sports presenter in late 2007, before becoming weeknight sports presenter in January 2009 after Matt White left the position to host Today Tonight.[3]

In addition to working with Seven Network, Cullen has worked for ABC Local Radio, 2BS, B-Rock FM and 2GB.[4]

In April 2010, Cullen was promoted to reporter of Seven's Sunday Night public affairs program, with Tony Squires replacing him as weeknight sport presenter on Seven News Sydney.[5]

In November 2019, it was announced that Cullen would join the Nine Network after the Seven Network axed Sunday Night.[6] It was later announced that Alex would join the Nine Network and would fill in on Today over the summer period.[6]

In December 2019, the Nine Network announced that Cullen would join Today as sport presenter from January 2020 replacing Tony Jones.[7]

In March 2020, Cullen replaced Tracy Vo as news presenter, as Vo returned to Perth due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[citation needed]

In January 2023, Brooke Boney replaced Cullen as news presenter on Today taking on news and entertainment with Alex focusing on sport.[8]

Personal life

In February 2021, Cullen announced that wife Bonnie is expecting their third child in August.[9] They had a son born on 16 August.[citation needed]

Cullen is an ambassador for the Charlie Teo Foundation.[2]


  1. ^ Lizzie Wilson. "EXCLUSIVE: "Fatherhood changed me!" shares Today news presenter Alex Cullen". New Idea. Retrieved 11 April 2023.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Alex Cullen". Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  3. ^ "Alex Cullen makes the team". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 February 2010.
  4. ^ "Seven News Presenter Profiles". Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 28 June 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2010.
  5. ^ "Sports presenter joins Sunday Night". Retrieved 14 April 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Alex Cullen joins Nine". TV Tonight. 23 November 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Who are Today's new faces for 2020?". News.Com.Au. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Eric the Eel sparked presenter's Olympic dream". Retrieved 27 February 2023.
  9. ^ "'Exciting, terrifying': Alex Cullen and wife expecting third baby". Retrieved 25 March 2021.