Cassie McCullagh grew up in Sydney and is a presenter, journalist and writer. Since joining the ABC in 2007 she has presented and produced a wide range of programs for Radio National, Local Radio and Classic FM.
Most recently Cassie presented RN’s flagship social affairs program Life Matters, and the popular culture programs TV Club and The List, as well as presenting Best of the Festivals and reporting for Books and Arts. In 2017 Cassie has also filled in for Philip Clark and Sarah Macdonald on Nightlife, and for Simon Marnie on Weekend Mornings for ABC Radio Sydney.
In television in recent years Cassie McCullagh has been a regular commentator on ABC TV’s arts program The Mix, and in 2015 co-hosted Foxtel’s arts and culture program, Event, with Deborah Hutton.
Prior to joining the ABC, Cassie worked in print journalism as senior feature writer, columnist and news reporter for The Illawarra Mercury, and as a staff writer for Good Weekend.
With Kate Evans she co-hosts RN’s The Bookshelf, an hour-long program discussing latest literary fiction releases with writers, critics and publishing industry insiders.