Greig Pickhaver has performed as HG Nelson since creating the character for ABC Radio’s Triple J in 1985. HG Nelson and Roy Slaven presented the long running This Sporting Life on Triple J and the hugely successful Olympic broadcasts, The Dream which won a Logie Award for Most Popular Sports Program; The Ice Dream, nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the 2003 Logie Awards; and The Dream In Athens which received a Logie nomination for Most Popular Sports Program, for the Seven Network.
His other television credits include The Project, It’s A Knockout, Bush Slam, Comedy Slapdown, Club Buggery, The Channel Nine Show, Planet Norwich, The Monday Dump which received Logie nominations for Most Popular Sports Program two years in a row, The Nation Dumps, Roy & HG’s Spring Carnival, The Memphis Trousers and The Cream which also received a Logie Award nomination for Most Popular Sports Program.
Greig was recognised in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday honours list, receiving an OAM for service to the media as a presenter and entertainer, and as a supporter of a range of charitable organisations, particularly the United Nations Children’s Fund in Australia. He was recently a co-host of Triple M’s The Life.
His recent corporate events as HG include the CBA Leading Lights Awards Dinner, The RAS Presidents Medal Dinner, Toyota Dealers Dinner, the Local Government Managers Association Conference, the GHD Conference breakfast, the CCA-EDUCAUSE Australasia Conference, the Jansen Cilag conference, and the AMOS 2012 Conference.
“Roy & HG were simply sensational as always. Ultimately the professionals, easy to work with and a crowd pleaser.” MEGT