Grayson McCarthy-Grogan is dedicated to being a story-teller, whether it be his own or someone else’s. Grayson is in his final year of study doing a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). He has also completed a Diploma of Public Relations.
Being connected to his culture is the most vital characteristic to Grayson’s personality, growing up in Darwin but spending most school holidays going to his mother’s Country in the Gulf of Carpentaria, he has been able to stay fully connected to his hometown of Borroloola. Since 2014 he has been a Cultural Immersion Leader taking students from his Alma Mater of Saint Ignatius’ College, Riverview back home and passing on his knowledge.
In 2018, Grayson became a Producer at NITV which also enabled him to get his face in front of the camera on a various occasions. Most notably as a Co-Host for “The Groove” in it's four part pilot series, a music show back in 2019. With music being a passion for Grayson, he has done many interviews over the years with Indigenous artists such as Briggs, DRMNGNOW, Baker Boy, Dallas Woods and many more.
He is a fan of many sports including NBA, NRL, AFL, Soccer and many more, this has led to him becoming the host of a Wrestling show, “Vulcan Championship Wrestling” coming soon to NITV. Grayson was a commentator for NITV”s Facebook Live Coverage of the NSW Koori Rugby League Knockout Carnival.
Grayson is a vibrant and self-proclaimed people person with a contagious laugh and he hopes that every day he can put a smile on someone’s face.
NITV x “The Groove” Co-Host 2019
NITV x The Point Facebook Live Commercial Breaks “The Blackbox” 2019
NITV x The Koori Knockout Facebook Live Commentator 2019
NITV x “Ballin’ Out” Basketball Podcast Co-Host 2020-Present
Commonwealth Bank x Intern Community Project Fundraiser MC 2017
Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview x Cultural Immersion Leader 2014-Present
Interests/Areas of Expertise:
Basketball; Rugby League; AFL; Soccer; Wrestling; Touch Football; Oz Tag