Ric Salizzo

Well known television personality, sports fan and excellent master of ceremonies - MC
Best known for his hosting role in Sports Cafe, Ric is now a television producer of The Crowd Goes Wild.

Ric joined 1XX in Tauranga in July 1982 as Newsreader and Sports News Journalist before leaving in March 1983. His past jobs include Media Liaison Officer for the All Blacks, host of the weekly live sports programme Sports Cafe (first screening on SKY Sport and then on TV2), and in 2006 Ric hosted a show called The Sugar Shack on TV3.

Ric is probably best known however for hosting Sports Cafe with Marc Ellis and Lana Coc-Kroft which ran from 1996-2005 before returning again in 2008 and his involvement in The Crowd Goes Wild hosted by Mark Richardson and Andrew Mulligan.