Comic Radio and Television Performer
With a natural talent for impersonations and voiceovers, comedian and radio presenter Matt Tilley has won many fans nationally with his outrageously funny Gotcha Calls.
Matt has released his second Gotcha Calls CD, The Double Album containing 29 hilarious prank phone calls. The new album follows the first CD, Cereal Pest, which debuted at No.1 last year, reaching gold status in just a couple of weeks on the ARIA charts and raising over $180,000 for the Mercy Hospital.
Victorian listeners will best know Matt on FOX.FM where he has co hosted the Breakfast Show for over eight years alongside Tracey Bartram and currently Jo Stanley. In the highly competitive field of FM Breakfast radio in
Melbourne , Matt’s Breakfast Show has consistently reached number one more often than any other show over those eight years.
Lord Mayor John So is a big fan of Matt’s impersonations including imitating his own accent and regularly calls in for a chat on the show. State Opposition leader Ted Baillieu is also a fan and attended the new Gotcha Calls CD launch party.
Matt joined FOX.FM in 1991 writing sketches and performing characters and impersonations for the Breakfast Show while still studying for his Law Degree. His flair for sketch writing and on-air antics earned him both a higher profile on the show and the title of Best Newcomer on Air at the RAWARDS (Australian radio logies) in 1994. By 1998 Matt was a household name and hosted the Australian Radio Awards that year and also in 1999.
Matt's comic appeal has also led him to television. Over the past seven years he has appeared in the comedy shows Comedy Inc, Fast Forward and The Late Report and has also featured in commercials.
He played a lead character in the children’s animated series Dogstar in 2005 and has hosted a number of TV shows including the comedy quiz show Drop Kick on the Fox Footy Channel, The Chat Room for Channel Seven, the reality TV show The Fugitive for Network Ten and the Great Chase for Channel 9.
Matt's engaging manner, versatility and quick wit have made him a much sought after MC and facilitator. He is also involved in a numerous charities especially the
Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital.
"Matt was a hit with the audience. Matt's quick-witted humour won over all those he interacted with." Australian Teleservices Association, 2006.
2004 - FOX.FM launches its new Breakfast Show with Matt and Jo Stanley currently known as The Matt and Jo Show, which consistently rates as the number one FM Breakfast Show in