A rising star of commentary, Jack Heverin has steadily worked his way up the ranks to be the current host of 1116 SEN’s newest show ‘The Sporting Capital’ which covers off on the days events and topics, whilst also incorporating live commentary of A-League, Cricket, and NBL. Hitting the air waves from 7pm to midnight, Monday to Thursday, Jack showcases not only his fine hosting ability, but also his knack to call live sport to perfection and allow listeners to sense the occasion of each call.
Starting from humble beginnings, Jack begun commentating local Football in 2009 for the Mornington Peninsula Football League, covering the match of the round. These cold winter Saturday’s unearthed a passion within Jack as he quickly set his goals to achieve a career in media. Within two years Jack won the Melbourne Radio School ‘Jack Ridley Memorial’ for being the Most Outstanding Student, outlining his rise through the ranks.
From that point in 2011, Jack commenced as a host for Crocmedia where his versatility was evident as he sat in the Host chair for Sportsday, Stumps, Off The Bench, and Without Bias. As well as calling multiple live Sports including AFL, A-League, and NBL to name a few. Jack was also Executive Producer for ‘AFL Live’ from 2012 to 2016.
Sensing the opportunity to spread his wings, Jack joined EON Sports Radio in 2016 to host the breakfast show ‘The Morning Rush’ with Bianca Chatfield, before switching to the afternoon show ‘The Final Bell’ in 2017 before EON unfortunately shut down. Whilst it was a disappointing end to the station, the experience it gave Jack was invaluable.
In addition to Jack hosting ‘The sporting Capital’ on 1116SEN, Jack is also one of the prominent commentators on ‘AFL Nation’, commentator and host for all the Fox Sports Lawn Bowls events in Australia which includes the Australian Open and Bowls Premier League, play by play commentator for the Suncorp Super Netball on Channel 9, host of ‘The Bowls Show’ on SBS, commentator and host for Cricket Australia’s coverage of Domestic Cricket, as well as being an MC for various sporting bodies and events. This includes Bowls Australia, Southern 80 Ski Race, and Netball Victoria to name a few.
A tireless worker who thrives on live sports and delivering an accurate and entertaining product for his audience, Jack’s career highlights to date include commentating the 2015 Cricket World Cup, AFL Grand Finals, Commonwealth Games, and NBL Grand Final Series.