Glenn Mitchell is one of Australia's most experienced and versatile sports broadcasters well known for his career with ABC Sport.
More recently Glenn has established a reputation as a mental health advocate after bravely and publically sharing his own story after having experienced severe depression.
As one of ABC Sport's senior cricket commentators, Glenn broadcast over 160 Tests and one-day internationals, covering 11 overseas tours to England, India, South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.
Away from broadcasting, Glenn has held positions on various boards. He is currently on the induction committee of the Western Australian Hall of Champions and is a board member of the Wally Foreman Foundation.
Glenn is married to ABC sports presenter, and fellow LIWA Ambassador, Karen Tighe.
Glenn Mitchell is an advocate of the need to exercise to maintain lung health and regularly takes part in LIWA events.
Karen Tighe is a multi-award winning sports presenter and regular host of ABC TV's annual coverage of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament from 1994 to 2010.
After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Karen spent eight years as a TV sports broadcaster and presenter, anchoring golf, tennis and other major sporting broadcasts.
In 1997, she made the move to ABC Radio as the presenter of the weekend national sports program 'Summer Grandstand'.
Karen co-hosted ABC Radio's coverage of the Sydney, Athens and Beijing Olympics, Kuala Lumpur and Manchester Commonwealth Games and has hosted five Paralympic Games with ABC TV, Lillehammer, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney and Beijing.
She was the Media Award winner at the 2000 and 2001 Australian Sports Awards and is married to fellow ABC commentator and LIWA Ambassador Glenn Mitchell.
Karen is a great supporter of LIWA’s work and regularly offers her support at LIWA events.