Tara Rushton is a key member of the Fox Sports Australia Hyundai A-League coverage.
Since joining in 2013, Tara has injected a fresh touch to Fox Sports’ ’ extensive coverage of the FFA Cup, Hyundai A-League, Asian-Champions League, Barclays Premier League and Socceroos matches.
From weekly pitch-side reporting, Tara hosts Fox Sports’’ weekly football wrap show, Sunday Shootout, alongside Mark “Bozza” Bosnich, John Aloisi and Ned Zelic.
Tara is also a member of the Fox Sports News 500 channel, where she covers breaking sports news from the 24 hour news desk. This year Tara was host of Brazil 2016 – Olympic Morning Updates. Tara produced and presented a review and preview each morning alongside Olympic experts: Geoff Heugill, Matt Shirvington, Steve Carfino, Shane Heal, Jana Pittman, Rachael Sporn, Elise Rechichi and David Crawshay.
Since joining Fox Sports Tara has shown her diversity working across various sports. She presented UFC magazine program ‘UFC Tonight’ as well as reporting LIVE from UFC 193 in Melbourne and has covered the Tab Touch Perth Darts Masters LIVE for the past two years.
Prior to 2013, Tara spent some time pursuing her career abroad which enables her to bring an international perspective to her work. Her passion for the world game is unquestionable having worked in and around the sport for years including a presenting role in Singapore, focusing on the English Premier League. That passion doesn’t end in front of the camera; she is one of two strikers for the Gordon Geckos amateur soccer club.
Perth born Tara grew up on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria before moving to Sydney where she completed a Diploma in Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media and Communications. Her studies provided her with a solid foundation for her professional media career as a writer and on air presenter. Not only is Tara talented behind the camera, but also regularly contributes to “Four Four Two” Magazine in Singapore, to content on the Fox Sports Australia website and has completed a book on successful Entrepreneurs titled ‘The Will to Win,’ which provides practical advice from leading entrepreneurs to ignite and encourage the entrepreneurial passion within.
Having worked internationally as a host, reporter, MC and writer, Tara not only brings a wealth of experience and knowledge but an infectious enthusiasm to all that she does.