Sam Pang is a radio and TV presenter, comedian and writer. He is Co-host on Nova 100’s Breakfast radio show Chrissie, Sam and Browny, a permanent panellist on Network Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention? Channel 7’s comedy sport show Front Bar, Santo and Sam and Ed’s Total Football Podcast on ABC iview.
‘In Sam Pang the Nova show has arguably the funniest guy on Melbourne radio (aside from Mick Malloy)’ Brad March, Radio Today, 2017
Previously Sam co-hosted SBS’s Eurovision Song Contest for 8 series, Santo, Sam and Ed’s Total Football on Fox Sports, Santo, Sam and Ed’s Sports Fever on Channel 7, shared his views on life and relationships in Agony Uncles on ABC1, was the co-creator of Kane & Disabled, a 10-part comedy series of interstitials starring Lawrence Mooney and featuring some of Australia’s best paralympians, which screened in the lead-up to the 2012 London Paralympics on ABC2, and was part of ABC’s nightly coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
He co-hosted and wrote the hugely popular Santo, Sam and Ed’s Cup Fever. Produced by Working Dog in 2010, the show was live and screened on SBS every night of the FIFA World Cup. He also hosted and wrote the history-based comedy quiz show, ADbc, on SBS.
Sam began his media career with 3CR community radio, graduating to Melbourne’s iconic independent radio station RRR, where he presented a unique take on the weekly sporting news. He soon became a regular member of the morning shift and co-hosted The Breakfasters for 5 years. He went on to appear regularly on 3AW, ABC Local Radio, SEN, Triple M and Radio National.
In 2011 he was co-creator of the comedy web series The Match Committee. The 5-minute webisodes starring Lawrence Mooney and a who’s who of the comedy and AFL world screened every Friday morning for 26 weeks and followed the fortunes of a fictional grass roots football team named The Roosters. He was also worked as a creative consultant for The Marngrook Footy Show on ABC2.
In 2008 he co-wrote, co-directed and appeared in his short film Alone, Together, which won an official screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival. He also wrote for the presenters of the AFI Awards in 2008 and 2009 and the Australian Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards in 2009. In 2010 he was named by The Age magazine as one of Melbourne’s Top 100 most-influential, inspirational and creative people and in 2018 is ranked #5 in Radio Today’s Top 20 comedians.