About me.

Photo of John Thompson-MillsI’m a passionate media practitioner.


John Thompson-Mills is a passionate media professional with 30 years experience.

Working as presenter, producer, reporter, writer and public speaker, John has spent most of his career at the ABC in Adelaide and while he is well known as a cycling and football (soccer) reporter, John has steadily developed a range of other skills.

After leaving the ABC in mid-2009, John completed his multimedia-focused Journalism degree (Uni SA) and then spent 2010 producing KG & The General--a daily internet TV sports show, hosted by Ken Cunningham and Phil Smyth.

John began 2011 working for the Tour Down Under and then took up various freelance opportunities. These included producing at 891 ABC Adelaide, writing magazine articles, plus generating and editing copy for the redesigned South Australian Tourism Commission website South Australia.com.

John continues to work for the Tour Down Under each year,where he provides the live text covergae on the race website 2015 Tour Down Under.

John is also still at the ABC where he is currently producing Evenings with Peter Goers. This follows two years producing Drive with Michael Smyth and an 18 month spell with Ian Henschke. 891 ABC Adelaide.

John is an accomplished public speaker and besides being a regular MC at Womadelaide, has hosted several events for the Liverpool Football Club and (in 2012) for the South Australian Tourism Industry Council.

John also blogs for The Roar,which allows him to focus on one of his two sporting passions. He also has his own blog jtm's blog, "balls and bikes!"

My skills.


I'm an experienced presenter, producer, public speaker, reporter & writer. Applications I have used are: Pro Tools, In Design, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.

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