Mike “Gibbo” Gibson, born in 1940 and died September 23, 2015.
He was an Australian sports journalist and television presenter.
Mike was an original presenter of Nine’s Wide World of Sports and hosted The Back Page on Fox Sports for 16 years.
Mike began his media career as a print journalist covering greyhound racing and rugby league.
He moved to the 2SM breakfast show in the 1970s before switching to 2GB in 1979.
Mike began hosting Wide World of Sports in 1981.
He also wrote a regular column for The Australian Women’s Weekly, having previously written columns for two Sydney daily newspapers.
He co-hosted Good Morning Australia with Kerri-Anne Kennerley for several years from 1988.
Mike Gibson died at age 75.