ABOUT THE TEAM
AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL DRIVE SHOW
Three of Australia’s most respected personalities come together for the drive homeon Nova. Kate Ritchie, Tim Blackwell and Marty Sheargold bring a conversational cheekiness to the Nova Network. Mixing the hottest topics of the day with the best of the web, Kate, Tim & Marty engage their audience by letting them join their 'club’ which reaches over 1.46 million listeners every week.
Kate, Tim & Marty is Australia’s most listened to drive show and won an Australian Commercial Radio Award for Best On-Air team in 2016.
Kate Ritchie is one of Australia’s most respected media personalities. The multi Gold Logie winner played Sally Fletcher on Home & Away for over 20 years and literally grew up on TV. No stranger to Nova listeners, from 2007 Kate was of Sydney’s Nova 96.9 breakfast show for two years. In 2016 she became an author with the release a children’s book “I Just Couldn’t Wait To Meet You”.
Tim Blackwell has been part of the Nova family since the station launched onto the Australian radio landscape in 2001. Tim was the first voice on air for Nova Perth’s launch and has worked for the network in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. Tim joined national drive in September 2011, after taking Nova Brisbane’s breakfast show to number one alongside Marty Sheargold.
Marty Sheargold is no stranger to a laugh. One of Australia’s most popular comedians, Marty has endeared audiences Australia wide with his impressive stand-up and radio career spanning over 18 years. Marty joined the Nova family in 2010 as part of Nova Brisbane’s breakfast show, alongside Tim Blackwell, and in September 2011 moved into drive.