AFL Women’s star Daisy Pearce to join SEN ahead of developing a women’s sport program

AFLW star Daisy Pearce will be joining Melbourne sports radio station SEN as an expert commentator while developing her own women’s sports program, the broadcaster has announced.

SEN, whose parent Pacific Star Networks finalised its $24 million merger deal with sports media company Crocmedia earlier this month, recently poached top ABC sports broadcaster Gerard Whateley as morning show host and chief sports caller.

Along with appearing on Whateley’s program, Pearce will also feature on the breakfast show with Garry Lyon and Tim Watson along with providing analysis on 1116 SEN footy commentary team and Crocmedia’s AFL Nation.

“I’m excited to be part of something that feels transformative, fresh, and contemporary in sports radio,” Pearce said.

“I really admire and respect how Gerard, Garry and Tim go about things so the opportunity to learn from them and to work in an environment where I know I will be challenged to keep developing with the support of some of the best names in sport was a huge draw card.”

Other AFL stars recruited by SEN and Crocmedia ahead of this year’s season include Kane Cornes, Dermott Brereton, Nick Dal Santo and Terry Wallace.

Crocmedia chief executive Craig Hutchison said more announcements were due when Whateley’s show launches on Monday.

“We are thrilled with the calibre and integrity of the talent we’ve assembled that will drive 1116 SEN into its new era,” said Hutchison.

“We’ve secured sport’s biggest names and influencers and we aren’t done yet with further announcements still to come regarding Gerard’s show which launches on Monday.

“There will be more diversity, opinion, and something for all sport’s fans in the new 1116 SEN world.”


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