A passionate football journalist and lifelong sports fan, Lucy Zelic joined SBS in 2013 as one of the faces of the Hyundai A-League LIVE on SBS 2.
Lucy reports from the pitch every Friday night during SBS’s live Hyundai A-League matches, bringing fans all the action direct from the ground. She also appears as a sports presenter on SBS World News, hosts the SBS A-League radio show and has hosted the UEFA Champions League.
Prior to joining SBS Lucy was well known amongst football fans from her work on the official podcast of the Hyundai A-League, which she hosted for the 2012-13 season. A seasoned radio host and presenter, Lucy was the commentator for all Canberra United home games in the Westfield W-League on 2XXFM and was a regular guest on the popular Balls n’ All show on 106.3FM. She has also hosted the nationally streamed football podcast Nearpost and holds a Bachelor in Journalism and Sports Business from the University of Canberra. She was also a Miss Universe Australia Finalist in 2007.
Lucy is well known to Australia’s football audience, having shared hosting duties of the 2014 FIFA World Cup for SBS from the Sydney studios, which reached 10.7 million viewers across the entire month. The 2014 FIFA World Cup was Lucy’s first World Cup for SBS.
The 2014/15 season of the Hyundai A-League will see Lucy host a season preview show at 10pm (AEDT) on Sunday, 5 October on SBS2, with an A-League highlights show titled, A-League Extra Time, continuing in the same timeslot throughout the season.